Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment:

Bible References

I will

Ezekiel 5:16
In that I have sent the malignant arrows of famine among them which were for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, - and famine, will I increase upon you, and will break for you the staff of bread.
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.
Psalm 105:16
Then called he a famine over the and, All the staff of bread, he brake;
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:

General references

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.
Psalm 80:5
Thou hast fed them with the food of tears, And hast caused them to drink the water of weeping in threefold abundance.
Lamentations 5:9
At the risk of our life, do we bring in our bread, because of the sword of the desert.
Ezekiel 4:10
and thy food which thou shalt eat shall be by weight twenty shekels a day, - from time to time, shalt thou eat it;
Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, Thy bread, with trembling, shalt thou eat, - And thy water, in agitation and in fear, shalt thou drink.