21 occurrences

'Eat' in the Bible

But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a reviler, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.

However, not everyone has this knowledge. In fact, some have been so used to idolatry up until now, that when they eat food offered to an idol, their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

Food will not make us acceptable to God. We are not inferior if we don't eat, and we are not better if we do eat.

For if somebody sees you, the one who has this knowledge, dining in an idol's temple, won't his weak conscience be encouraged to eat food offered to idols?

Therefore, if food causes my brother to fall, I will never again eat meat, so that I won't cause my brother to fall.

Don't we have the right to eat and drink?

Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat its fruit? Or who shepherds a flock and does not drink the milk from the flock?

Do you not know that those who perform the temple services eat the food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in the offerings of the altar?

Look at the people of Israel. Are not those who eat the sacrifices partners in the altar?

Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience' sake, for

If one of the unbelievers invites you over and you want to go, eat everything that is set before you, without raising questions of conscience.

But if someone says to you, "This is food offered to an idol," do not eat it, out of consideration for the one who told you, and for conscience' sake.

Therefore when you come together in one place, it is not really to eat the Lord's Supper.

Don't you have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you look down on the church of God and embarrass those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I praise you? I do not praise you for this!

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until He comes.

Therefore, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another.

If anyone is hungry, he should eat at home, so that you can come together and not cause judgment. And I will give instructions about the other matters whenever I come.

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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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