Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And thy meat which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day: from time to time shalt thou eat it.

Bible References

General references

Ezekiel 4:16
And he said unto me, Son of man Behold me! breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, So shall they eat bread by weight and with anxious care, And water by measure, and in astonishment, shall they drink:
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, When a land, shall sin against me by committing treachery, and I shall stretch out my hand against it, And break for it the staff of bread, And send thereon famine, And cut off therefrom man and beast,
Leviticus 26:26
When I have broken your staff of bread, then shall ten women bake your bread in one oven, And give back your bread by weight, - And ye shall eat and not be filled.
Deuteronomy 28:51
then shall be eat the young of thy cattle and the fruit of thy ground until thou art destroyed, who will not leave for thee corn, new wine or oil, the young of thy kine, or the ewes of thy flock, - until he hath caused thee to perish.
Isaiah 3:1
For lo! the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, removing from Jerusalem and from Judah, The stay and staff, - The whole stay of bread, And the whole stay of water: