14 occurrences in 13 translations

'Eat' in the Bible

There is nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and tell himself that his labor is good This also I have seen that it is from the hand of God.

For who can eat and who can have enjoyment without Him?

yea also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, it is the gift of God.

{The fool refuses to work with his hands, so he has nothing to eat except his own skin}!

When goods increase, those who eat them are increased; and what advantage is there to its owner, except to feast on them with his eyes?

The sleep of a laboring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much; but the fulness of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

In addition to this, all the days of his life he shall eat in darkness, with much wrath and pain and sorrow sickness.

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

To every man whom God has given wealth, and possessions, he has also given him the ability to eat from them, to receive his reward and to find enjoyment in his toil; these things are the gift of God.

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

So I recommend the enjoyment of life, for there is nothing better on earth for a person to do except to eat, drink, and enjoy life. So joy will accompany him in his toil during the days of his life which God gives him on earth.

Go, eat your bread with pleasure, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart, for God has already accepted your works.

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time--for strength and not for drunkenness.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

אכל 
'akal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

אכל 
'okel 
Usage: 44

אכלה 
'oklah 
Usage: 18

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

בּרה 
Barah 
eat , choose , give , cause to eat
Usage: 7

זלל 
Zalal 
Usage: 9

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

טעם 
T@`am (Aramaic) 
make to eat , feed
Usage: 3

לחם לחוּם 
Lachuwm 
while he is eating , flesh
Usage: 2

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

γεύομαι 
Geuomai 
Usage: 11

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

κατεσθίω 
Katesthio 
devour , eat up , devour up
Usage: 8

κορέννυμι 
Korennumi 
Usage: 2

μεταλαμβάνω 
metalambano 
Usage: 6

νομή 
Nome 
Usage: 1

σκωληκόβρωτος 
Skolekobrotos 
Usage: 1

συνεσθίω 
sunesthio 
eat with
Usage: 5

τρώγω 
Trogo 
Usage: 0

φάγω 
Phago 
Usage: 54



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