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38 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I [Myself] am this Living Bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this Bread, he will live forever; and also the Bread that I shall give for the life of the world is My flesh (body).

Ezekiel 4:9

Also take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt, and put them into one vessel and make bread of them. According to the number of the days that you shall lie upon your side, 390 days you shall eat of it.

Matthew 26:26

Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, praising God, gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use, and when He had broken it, He gave it to the disciples and said, Take, eat; this is My body.

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is there of you, if his son asks him for a loaf of bread, will hand him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

So then whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in a way that is unworthy [of Him] will be guilty of [profaning and sinning against] the body and blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

What father among you, if his son asks for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone; or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?

Luke 22:19

Then He took a loaf [of bread], and when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and gave it to them saying, This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.

Luke 11:5

And He said to them, Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and will say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves [of bread],

John 6:48

I am the Bread of Life [that gives life -- "the Living Bread].

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, He looked up to heaven and [praising God] gave thanks and asked Him to bless them [to their use]. Then He broke them and gave them to the disciples to place before the multitude.

John 6:31

Our forefathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as the Scripture says, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart [if you are righteous, wise, and in the hands of God], for God has already accepted your works.

Joshua 9:12

This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we set out to go to you; but now behold, it is dry and has become moldy.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Matthew 15:26

And He answered, It is not right (proper, becoming, or fair) to take the children's bread and throw it to the little dogs.

2 Corinthians 9:10

And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing and increase the fruits of your righteousness [ which manifests itself in active goodness, kindness, and charity].

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord Himself that which I passed on to you [it was given to me personally], that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was treacherously delivered up and while His betrayal was in progress took bread,

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, Fear not; go and do as you have said. But make me a little cake of [it] first and bring it to me, and afterward prepare some for yourself and your son.

Acts 2:46

And day after day they regularly assembled in the temple with united purpose, and in their homes they broke bread [including the Lord's Supper]. They partook of their food with gladness and simplicity and generous hearts,

1 Corinthians 11:24

And when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and said, Take, eat. This is My body, which is broken for you. Do this to call Me [affectionately] to remembrance.

Deuteronomy 8:3

And He humbled you and allowed you to hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you recognize and personally know that man does not live by bread only, but man lives by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord.

Amos 8:11

Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord God, when I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but [a famine] for hearing the words of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:28

Let a man [thoroughly] examine himself, and [only when he has done] so should he eat of the bread and drink of the cup.

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Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

And upon the table of showbread they shall spread a cloth of blue and put on it the plates, the dishes for incense, the bowls, the flagons for the drink offering, and also the continual showbread.

Exodus 25:30

And you shall set the showbread (the bread of the Presence) on the table before Me always.

Leviticus 24:5

And you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it; two-tenths of an ephah shall be in each cake [of the showbread or bread of the Presence].

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him holy bread, for there was no bread there but the showbread which was taken from before the Lord to put hot bread in its place the day when it was taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

Of their Kohathite kinsmen, some were to prepare the showbread every Sabbath.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

[At another time] a man from Baal-shalisha came and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain [in the husk] in his sack. And Elisha said, Give to the men that they may eat.

1 Samuel 16:20

And Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine, and a kid and sent them by David his son to Saul.

Genesis 18:5

And I will bring a morsel (mouthful) of bread to refresh and sustain your hearts before you go on further -- "for that is why you have come to your servant. And they replied, Do as you have said.

Bread » Baking of

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fat calf in the house; she hurried and killed it, and took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Exodus 16:23

He said to them, The Lord has said, Tomorrow is a solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to the Lord; bake and boil what you will bake and boil today; and all that remains over put aside for you to keep until morning.

Leviticus 2:4

When you bring as an offering cereal baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers spread with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread and cut off your supply of food, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall ration your bread and deliver it again by weight; and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

More verses: 1 Kings 19:6 Isaiah 44:15

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fat calf in the house; she hurried and killed it, and took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods, that they may provoke Me to anger!

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedchamber and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and upon your people, and into your ovens, your kneading bowls, and your dough.

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

Then He ordered the crowds to recline on the grass; and He took the five loaves and the two fish, and, looking up to heaven, He gave thanks and blessed and broke the loaves and handed the pieces to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.

Acts 27:35

Having said these words, he took bread and, giving thanks to God before them all, he broke it and began to eat.

Luke 24:30

And it occurred that as He reclined at table with them, He took [a loaf of] bread and praised [God] and gave thanks and asked a blessing, and then broke it and was giving it to them

Acts 20:11

When Paul had gone back upstairs and had broken bread and eaten [with them], and after he had talked confidentially and communed with them for a considerable time -- "until daybreak [in fact] -- "he departed.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a bottle of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulders, and he sent her and the youth away. And she wandered on [aimlessly] and lost her way in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 18:5

And I will bring a morsel (mouthful) of bread to refresh and sustain your hearts before you go on further -- "for that is why you have come to your servant. And they replied, Do as you have said.

Genesis 27:17

And she gave the savory meat and the bread which she had prepared into the hand of her son Jacob.

Judges 19:5

On the fourth day they arose early in the morning, and the [Levite] prepared to leave, but the girl's father said to his son-in-law, Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread and afterward go your way.

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail made haste and took 200 loaves, two skins of wine, five sheep already dressed, five measures of parched grain, 100 clusters of raisins, and 200 cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that the Lord will look on the iniquity done me and will recompense me with good for his cursing this day.

1 Chronicles 12:40

Also those who were near them from as far as Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali brought food on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen, abundant supplies of meal, cakes of figs, bunches of raisins, wine, oil, oxen, and sheep, for there was joy in Israel.

Bread » Illustrative » (seeking of begging,) of extreme poverty

1 Samuel 2:36

Everyone who is left in your house shall come crouching to him for a piece of silver and a bit of bread and say, Put me, I pray you, into a priest's office so I may have a piece of bread.

Lamentations 1:11

All her people groan and sigh, seeking for bread; they have given their desirable and precious things [in exchange] for food to revive their strength and bring back life. See, O Lord, and consider how wretched and lightly esteemed, how vile and abominable, I have become!

Bread » Sacrificed

1 Samuel 2:36

Everyone who is left in your house shall come crouching to him for a piece of silver and a bit of bread and say, Put me, I pray you, into a priest's office so I may have a piece of bread.

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God; for they offer the offerings made by fire to the Lord, the bread of their God; therefore they shall be holy.

Leviticus 21:8

You shall consecrate him therefore, for he offers the bread of your God; he shall be holy to you, for I the Lord Who sanctifies you am holy.

Leviticus 21:17

Say to Aaron, Any one of your sons in their successive generations who has any blemish, let him not come near to offer the bread of his God.

Leviticus 21:21-22

No man of the offspring of Aaron the priest who has a blemish and is disfigured or deformed shall come near [the altar] to offer the offerings of the Lord made by fire. He has a blemish; he shall not come near to offer the bread of his God. He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy things,

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and carry them quickly to your brothers at the camp.

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail made haste and took 200 loaves, two skins of wine, five sheep already dressed, five measures of parched grain, 100 clusters of raisins, and 200 cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.

1 Samuel 10:3

Then you will go on from there and you will come to the oak of Tabor, and three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you there, one carrying three kids, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a skin bottle of wine.

1 Kings 14:3

Take ten loaves, some cakes, and a bottle of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what shall happen to the child.

Mark 8:14

Now they had [ completely] forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

When you bring as an offering cereal baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers spread with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread and cut off your supply of food, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall ration your bread and deliver it again by weight; and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedchamber and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and upon your people, and into your ovens, your kneading bowls, and your dough.

Leviticus 7:9

And every cereal offering that is baked in the oven and all that is prepared in a pan or on a griddle shall belong to the priest who offered it.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against Me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out My hand against it and break its staff of bread and send famine upon it and cut off from it man and beast,

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall loose against them the evil arrows of hunger that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will break your staff of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread [by which life is supported] in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread rationed by weight and with fearfulness, and they shall drink water rationed by measure and with dismay (silent, speechless grief caused by the impending starvation),

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

With cakes of leavened bread he shall offer his sacrifice of thanksgiving with the sacrifice of his peace offerings.

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring from your dwellings two loaves of bread to be waved, made from two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour; they shall be baked with leaven, for firstfruits to the Lord.

Amos 4:5

And offer [by burning] a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim and publish freewill offerings, for this you like to do, O children of Israel! says the Lord God.

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven ( sour dough) which a woman took and covered over in three measures of meal or flour till all of it was leavened.

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Genesis 39:6

And [Potiphar] left all that he had in Joseph's charge and paid no attention to anything he had except the food he ate. Now Joseph was an attractive person and fine-looking.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

And though the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide Himself any more, but your eyes will constantly behold your Teacher.

1 Kings 22:27

And say, The king says, Put this fellow in prison and feed him with bread and water of affliction until I come in peace.

Hosea 9:4

They shall not pour out wine offerings to the Lord, neither shall they be pleasing to Him. Their sacrifices shall be to them as the bread of mourners; all who eat of them shall be defiled, for their bread shall be [only] for their appetite; it shall not come into the house of the Lord [to be offered first to Him].

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall loose against them the evil arrows of hunger that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will break your staff of bread.

Psalm 105:16

Moreover, He called for a famine upon the land [of Egypt]; He cut off every source of bread.

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff [every kind of prop], the whole stay of bread and the whole stay of water,

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods, that they may provoke Me to anger!

Bread » Illustrative » (when broken,) of the death of Christ

Matthew 26:26

Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, praising God, gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use, and when He had broken it, He gave it to the disciples and said, Take, eat; this is My body.

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord Himself that which I passed on to you [it was given to me personally], that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was treacherously delivered up and while His betrayal was in progress took bread, And when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and said, Take, eat. This is My body, which is broken for you. Do this to call Me [affectionately] to remembrance.

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fat calf in the house; she hurried and killed it, and took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

Exodus 29:2

And unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil; of fine flour shall you make them.

Genesis 19:3

[Lot] entreated and urged them greatly until they yielded and [with him] entered his house. And he made them a dinner [with drinking] and had unleavened bread which he baked, and they ate.

Judges 6:19

Then Gideon went in and prepared a kid and unleavened cakes of an ephah of flour. The meat he put in a basket and the broth in a pot, and brought them to Him under the oak and presented them.

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

Then He ordered the crowds to recline on the grass; and He took the five loaves and the two fish, and, looking up to heaven, He gave thanks and blessed and broke the loaves and handed the pieces to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people. And they all ate and were satisfied. And they picked up twelve [ small hand] baskets full of the broken pieces left over. And those who ate were about 5,000 men, not including women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

And Jesus asked them, How many loaves of bread do you have? They replied, Seven, and a few small fish. And ordering the crowd to recline on the ground, He took the seven loaves and the fish, and when He had given thanks, He broke them and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people. read more.
And they all ate and were satisfied. And they gathered up seven [ large provision] baskets full of the broken pieces that were left over.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

And Solomon gave Hiram 20,000 measures of wheat for food for his household, and 20 measures of pure, beaten oil. He gave these to Hiram yearly.

Exodus 29:2

And unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil; of fine flour shall you make them.

1 Kings 4:22

Solomon's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, sixty measures of meal,

Psalm 81:16

[God] would feed [Israel now] also with the finest of the wheat; and with honey out of the rock would I satisfy you.

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

Matthew 26:26

Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, praising God, gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use, and when He had broken it, He gave it to the disciples and said, Take, eat; this is My body.

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord Himself that which I passed on to you [it was given to me personally], that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was treacherously delivered up and while His betrayal was in progress took bread, And when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and said, Take, eat. This is My body, which is broken for you. Do this to call Me [affectionately] to remembrance.

Acts 20:7

And on the first day of the week, when we were assembled together to break bread [ the Lord's Supper], Paul discoursed with them, intending to leave the next morning; and he kept on with his message until midnight.

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

Exodus 12:18

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, you shall eat unleavened bread [and continue] until the twenty-first day of the month at evening.

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore, let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of vice and malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened [bread] of purity (nobility, honor) and sincerity and [unadulterated] truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

Then He ordered the crowds to recline on the grass; and He took the five loaves and the two fish, and, looking up to heaven, He gave thanks and blessed and broke the loaves and handed the pieces to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursing babe cleaves to the roof of its mouth because of thirst; the young children beg for food, but no one gives it to them.

Bread » Illustrative » (partaking of,) of communion of saints

Acts 2:46

And day after day they regularly assembled in the temple with united purpose, and in their homes they broke bread [including the Lord's Supper]. They partook of their food with gladness and simplicity and generous hearts,

1 Corinthians 10:17

For we [no matter how] numerous we are, are one body, because we all partake of the one Bread [the One Whom the communion bread represents].

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring from your dwellings two loaves of bread to be waved, made from two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour; they shall be baked with leaven, for firstfruits to the Lord.

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like leaven ( sour dough) which a woman took and covered over in three measures of meal or flour till all of it was leavened.

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

He looked, and behold, there was a cake baked on the coals, and a bottle of water at his head. And he ate and drank and lay down again.

Isaiah 44:19

And no one considers in his mind, nor has he knowledge and understanding [enough] to say [to himself], I have burned part of this log in the fire, and also I have baked bread on its coals and have roasted meat and eaten it. And shall I make the remainder of it into an abomination [the very essence of what is disgusting, detestable, and shamefully vile in the eyes of a jealous God]? Shall I fall down and worship the stock of a tree [a block of wood without consciousness or life]?

John 21:9

When they got out on land (the beach), they saw a fire of coals there and fish lying on it [cooking], and bread.

Bread » Figurative

1 Corinthians 10:17

For we [no matter how] numerous we are, are one body, because we all partake of the one Bread [the One Whom the communion bread represents].

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your earnings for what does not satisfy? Hearken diligently to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness [the profuseness of spiritual joy].

2 Corinthians 9:10

And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing and increase the fruits of your righteousness [ which manifests itself in active goodness, kindness, and charity].

Bread » In times of scarcity, sold by weight

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread and cut off your supply of food, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall ration your bread and deliver it again by weight; and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread [by which life is supported] in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread rationed by weight and with fearfulness, and they shall drink water rationed by measure and with dismay (silent, speechless grief caused by the impending starvation),

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

And distributed among all the people, the whole multitude of Israel, both to men and women, to each a cake of bread, a portion of meat, and a cake of raisins. So all the people departed, each to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, Fear not; go and do as you have said. But make me a little cake of [it] first and bring it to me, and afterward prepare some for yourself and your son.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread and cut off your supply of food, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall ration your bread and deliver it again by weight; and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Hosea 7:4-7

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened. On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men. For they have made ready their heart, and their mind burns [with intrigue] like an oven while they lie in wait. Their anger smolders all night; in the morning it blazes forth as a flaming fire. read more.
They are all hot as an oven and devour their judges; all their kings are fallen; there is none among them who calls to Me.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

He will take your daughters to be perfumers, cooks, and bakers.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread and cut off your supply of food, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall ration your bread and deliver it again by weight; and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods, that they may provoke Me to anger!

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him holy bread, for there was no bread there but the showbread which was taken from before the Lord to put hot bread in its place the day when it was taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread -- "if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Bread » Making of, a trade

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guard, and a round loaf of bread from the bakers' street was given to him daily until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained [imprisoned] in the court of the guard.

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was angry with his officers, the chief of the butlers and the chief of the bakers.

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

When evening came, the disciples came to Him and said, This is a remote and barren place, and the day is now over; send the throngs away into the villages to buy food for themselves.

Matthew 15:33

And the disciples said to Him, Where are we to get bread sufficient to feed so great a crowd in this isolated and desert place?

Bread » Kept in baskets

Genesis 40:16

When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said to Joseph, I also dreamed, and behold, I had three cake baskets on my head.

Exodus 29:32

Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram and the bread in the basket, at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Bread » Was formed into » Wafers

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel called the bread manna; it was like coriander seed, white, and it tasted like wafers made with honey.

Exodus 29:23

Take also one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before the Lord.

Bread » Illustrative » (want of,) of extreme poverty

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed but works for his own support than he who assumes honor for himself and lacks bread.

Isaiah 3:7

In that day he will answer, saying, I will not be a healer and one who binds up; I am not a physician. For in my house is neither bread nor clothing; you shall not make me judge and ruler of the people.

Bread » Crumb of, used to wipe the fingers, thrown under the table

Luke 16:21

He [eagerly] desired to be satisfied with what fell from the rich man's table; moreover, the dogs even came and licked his sores.

Matthew 15:27

She said, Yes, Lord, yet even the little pups ( little whelps) eat the crumbs that fall from their [young] masters' table.

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

And unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil; of fine flour shall you make them.

Exodus 29:23

Take also one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before the Lord.

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Exodus 29:2

And unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil; of fine flour shall you make them.

Psalm 81:16

[God] would feed [Israel now] also with the finest of the wheat; and with honey out of the rock would I satisfy you.

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

And no one considers in his mind, nor has he knowledge and understanding [enough] to say [to himself], I have burned part of this log in the fire, and also I have baked bread on its coals and have roasted meat and eaten it. And shall I make the remainder of it into an abomination [the very essence of what is disgusting, detestable, and shamefully vile in the eyes of a jealous God]? Shall I fall down and worship the stock of a tree [a block of wood without consciousness or life]?

John 21:9

When they got out on land (the beach), they saw a fire of coals there and fish lying on it [cooking], and bread.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Joshua 9:5

And old and patched shoes on their feet and wearing old garments; and all their supply of food was dry and moldy.

Joshua 9:12

This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we set out to go to you; but now behold, it is dry and has become moldy.

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it comes bread, but underneath [its surface, down deep in the mine] there is blasting, turning it up as by fire.

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain and snow come down from the heavens, and return not there again, but water the earth and make it bring forth and sprout, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

Bread » Given by God

Ruth 1:6

Then she arose with her daughters-in-law to return from the country of Moab, for she had heard in Moab how the Lord had visited His people in giving them food.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon arrived, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade. And he said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and behold, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat.

Bread » Called the staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against Me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out My hand against it and break its staff of bread and send famine upon it and cut off from it man and beast,

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall loose against them the evil arrows of hunger that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will break your staff of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread [by which life is supported] in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread rationed by weight and with fearfulness, and they shall drink water rationed by measure and with dismay (silent, speechless grief caused by the impending starvation),

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

If your offering is cereal baked on a griddle, it shall be of fine flour unleavened, mixed with oil.

Leviticus 2:7

And if your offering is cereal cooked in the frying pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

2 Samuel 13:6-9

So Amnon lay down and pretended to be sick; and when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, I pray you, let my sister Tamar come and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand. Then David sent home and told Tamar, Go now to your brother Amnon's house and prepare food for him. So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, and he was in bed. And she took dough and kneaded it and made cakes in his sight and baked them. read more.
She took the pan and emptied it out before him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, Send everyone out from me. So everyone went out from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As the Lord your God lives, I have not a loaf baked but only a handful of meal in the jar and a little oil in the bottle. See, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it -- "and die.

2 Samuel 6:19

And distributed among all the people, the whole multitude of Israel, both to men and women, to each a cake of bread, a portion of meat, and a cake of raisins. So all the people departed, each to his house.

Bread » Traffic in

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guard, and a round loaf of bread from the bakers' street was given to him daily until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained [imprisoned] in the court of the guard.

Mark 6:37

But He replied to them, Give them something to eat yourselves. And they said to Him, Shall we go and buy 200 denarii [about forty dollars] worth of bread and give it to them to eat?

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

Then, when you eat of the food of the land, you shall set apart a portion for a gift to the Lord [called a heave or taken-out offering]. You shall set apart a cake made of the first of your coarse meal as a gift [to the Lord]; as an offering set apart from the threshing floor, so shall you lift it out or heave it.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

Sigh and groan, but not aloud [be silent]; make no mourning for the dead; bind your turban upon your head and put your shoes on your feet, and do not cover your beard or eat the bread of mourners [furnished by others]. So I spoke to the people in the morning and in the evening my wife died, and I did the next morning as I was commanded. And the people said to me, Will you not tell us what these things are supposed to mean to us, that you are acting as you do? read more.
Then I answered them, The word of the Lord came to me, saying, Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I will profane My sanctuary -- "[in which you take] pride as your strength, the desire of your eyes, and the pity and sympathy of your soul [that you would spare with your life]; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind shall fall by the sword. And you shall do as I [Ezekiel] have done; you shall not cover your beard nor eat the bread of mourning [brought to you by others],

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

Then you will go on from there and you will come to the oak of Tabor, and three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you there, one carrying three kids, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a skin bottle of wine. They will greet you and give you two loaves of bread, which you shall accept from their hand.

Bread » Illustrative » (eating without scarceness,) of plenty

Deuteronomy 8:9

A land in which you shall eat food without shortage and lack nothing in it; a land whose stones are iron and out of whose hills you can dig copper.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

Take also one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before the Lord.

Exodus 16:21

They gathered it every morning, each as much as he needed, for when the sun became hot it melted.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods, that they may provoke Me to anger!

Jeremiah 44:19

[And the wives said] When we burned incense to the queen of heaven and poured out drink offerings to her, did we make cakes [in the shape of a star] to represent and honor her and pour out drink offerings to her without [the knowledge and approval of] our husbands?

Bread » Illustrative » (of deceit,) of unlawful gain

Bread » Illustrative » (of idleness,) of sloth

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to how things go in her household, and the bread of idleness (gossip, discontent, and self-pity) she will not eat.

Bread » Plenty of, promised to the obedient

Leviticus 26:5

And your threshing [time] shall reach to the vintage and the vintage [time] shall reach to the sowing time, and you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely.

Bread » Illustrative » (of wickedness,) of oppression

Bread » Illustrative » (fulness of,) of abundance

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, overabundance of food, prosperous ease, and idleness were hers and her daughters'; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

And say, The king says, Put this fellow in prison and feed him with bread and water of affliction until I come in peace.

Bread » Ordinary, called common bread

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread -- "if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Bread » Illustrative » (of adversity,) of heavy affliction

Isaiah 30:20

And though the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide Himself any more, but your eyes will constantly behold your Teacher.

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

For the Bread of God is He Who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world. Then they said to Him, Lord, give us this bread always (all the time)! Jesus replied, I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me will never be hungry, and he who believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me will never thirst any more (at any time).

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

The people went about and gathered it, and ground it in mills or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it; and it tasted like cakes baked with fresh oil.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

And you shall set the showbread (the bread of the Presence) on the table before Me always.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

The people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading bowls being bound up in their clothes on their shoulders.

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Does one crush bread grain? No, he does not thresh it continuously. But when he has driven his cartwheel and his horses over it, he scatters it [tossing it up to the wind] without having crushed it.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

And you shall eat your food as barley cakes and you shall bake it with human dung as fuel in the sight of the people.

Ezekiel 4:15

Then He said to me, Behold, I will let you use cow's dung instead of human dung, and you shall prepare your food with it.

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Jesus then said to them, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, Moses did not give you the Bread from heaven [what Moses gave you was not the Bread from heaven], but it is My Father Who gives you the true heavenly Bread. For the Bread of God is He Who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world. Then they said to Him, Lord, give us this bread always (all the time)! read more.
Jesus replied, I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me will never be hungry, and he who believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me will never thirst any more (at any time).

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

Also take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt, and put them into one vessel and make bread of them. According to the number of the days that you shall lie upon your side, 390 days you shall eat of it.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and You have given them tears to drink in large measure.

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

And unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil and unleavened wafers spread with oil; of fine flour shall you make them.

Exodus 29:23

Take also one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before the Lord.

Bread » Meal

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As the Lord your God lives, I have not a loaf baked but only a handful of meal in the jar and a little oil in the bottle. See, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it -- "and die.

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

1 Kings 14:3

Take ten loaves, some cakes, and a bottle of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what shall happen to the child.

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel called the bread manna; it was like coriander seed, white, and it tasted like wafers made with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was angry with his officers, the chief of the butlers and the chief of the bakers.

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon arrived, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade. And he said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and behold, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat.

Bread » Manna

Numbers 11:8

The people went about and gathered it, and ground it in mills or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it; and it tasted like cakes baked with fresh oil.

the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and carry them quickly to your brothers at the camp.

Genesis 18:5

And I will bring a morsel (mouthful) of bread to refresh and sustain your hearts before you go on further -- "for that is why you have come to your servant. And they replied, Do as you have said.

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and carry them quickly to your brothers at the camp.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Exodus 13:6

Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread and the seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord.

John 6:7

Philip answered Him, Two hundred pennies' (forty dollars) worth of bread is not enough that everyone may receive even a little.

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and carry them quickly to your brothers at the camp.

Genesis 18:5

And I will bring a morsel (mouthful) of bread to refresh and sustain your hearts before you go on further -- "for that is why you have come to your servant. And they replied, Do as you have said.

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Matthew 26:26

Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, praising God, gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use, and when He had broken it, He gave it to the disciples and said, Take, eat; this is My body.

Mark 14:22

And while they were eating, He took a loaf [of bread], praised God and gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use. [Then] He broke [it] and gave to them and said, Take. Eat. This is My body.

Luke 22:19

Then He took a loaf [of bread], and when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and gave it to them saying, This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and carry them quickly to your brothers at the camp.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah and said, Quickly get ready three measures of fine meal, knead it, and bake cakes.

Exodus 13:6

Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread and the seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord.

John 6:7

Philip answered Him, Two hundred pennies' (forty dollars) worth of bread is not enough that everyone may receive even a little.

Topics on Bread

Baking Bread

2;12;39

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought from Egypt; it was not leavened because they were driven from Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared for themselves any food.

Bread, As Food

40;6;11

Give us this day our daily bread.

Bread, Figurative Of

23;30;20

And though the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide Himself any more, but your eyes will constantly behold your Teacher.

Bread, Kinds Of

2;12;39

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought from Egypt; it was not leavened because they were driven from Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared for themselves any food.

Breaking Of Bread

40;26;26

Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, praising God, gave thanks and asked Him to bless it to their use, and when He had broken it, He gave it to the disciples and said, Take, eat; this is My body.

Consecrated Bread

58;9;2

For a tabernacle (tent) was erected, in the outer division or compartment of which were the lampstand and the table with [its loaves of] the showbread set forth. [This portion] is called the Holy Place.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

2;12;15-20

[In celebration of the Passover in future years] seven days shall you eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven [symbolic of corruption] out of your houses; for whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel.

Unleavened Bread

2;12;39

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought from Egypt; it was not leavened because they were driven from Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared for themselves any food.