Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.

Bible References

For their meat

2 Kings 4:38
When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, “Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets.”
Amos 7:14
Then Amos replied to Amaziah, “I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet; for I am a herdsman and a grower of sycamore figs.
Luke 15:16
And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him.