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38 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I am the living bread which has come down out of heaven: if any one shall have eaten of this bread he shall live for ever; but the bread withal which I shall give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

Ezekiel 4:9

And thou, take unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou liest upon thy side: three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is there of you who, if his son shall ask of him a loaf of bread, will give him a stone;

1 Corinthians 11:27

So that whosoever shall eat the bread, or drink the cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty in respect of the body and of the blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

But of whom of you that is a father shall a son ask bread, and the father shall give him a stone? or also a fish, and instead of a fish shall give him a serpent?

Luke 11:5

And he said to them, Who among you shall have a friend, and shall go to him at midnight and say to him, Friend, let me have three loaves,

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fishes, looking up to heaven he blessed them, and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the crowd.

John 6:31

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

Joshua 9:12

This our bread we took warm for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go unto you; and now, behold, it is dry, and is become mouldy.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Matthew 15:26

But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread,

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said to her, Fear not; go, do as thou hast said; but make me thereof a little cake first; and bring it to me; and afterwards make for thee and for thy son.

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with the manna, which thou hadst not known, and which thy fathers knew not; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread alone, but by everything that goeth out of the mouth of Jehovah doth man live.

Amos 8:11

Behold, days come, saith the Lord Jehovah, when I will send a famine in the land; not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of Jehovah.

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Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

And upon the table of shewbread they shall spread a cloth of blue; and put thereon the dishes, and the cups, and the bowls, and goblets of the drink-offering; and the continual bread shall be thereon.

Exodus 25:30

And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me continually.

Leviticus 24:5

And thou shalt take fine wheaten flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof; each cake shall be of two tenths.

1 Samuel 21:6

And the priest gave him holy bread; for there was no bread there but the shew-loaves that were taken from before Jehovah, to put on hot bread in the day when they were taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

And some of the sons of the Kohathites, their brethren, were over the loaves to be set in rows, to prepare them every sabbath.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

And there came a man from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of corn in his sack. And he said, Give to the people that they may eat.

1 Samuel 16:20

And Jesse took an ass with bread, and a flask of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son to Saul.

Genesis 18:5

And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Bread » Baking of

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof;

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Exodus 16:23

And he said to them, This is what Jehovah has said: To-morrow is the rest, the holy sabbath, of Jehovah: bake what ye will bake, and cook what ye will cook; and lay up for yourselves all that remains over, to be kept for the morning.

Leviticus 2:4

And if thou present an offering of an oblation baken in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mingled with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

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

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof;

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs, and they shall go up and come into thy house, and into thy bedroom, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy bondmen, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs.

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

And having commanded the crowds to recline upon the grass, having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and blessed: and having broken the loaves, he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Acts 27:35

And, having said these things and taken a loaf, he gave thanks to God before all, and having broken it began to eat.

Luke 24:30

And it came to pass as he was at table with them, having taken the bread, he blessed, and having broken it, gave it to them.

Acts 20:11

And having gone up, and having broken the bread, and eaten, and having long spoken until daybreak, so he went away.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a flask of water, and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder and the child, and sent her away. And she departed, and wandered about in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.

Genesis 18:5

And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Genesis 27:17

and she gave the savoury dishes and the bread that she had prepared into the hand of her son Jacob.

Judges 19:5

And on the fourth day they arose early in the morning, and he prepared to go; but the girl's father said to his son-in-law, "Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread, and after that you may go."

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

And Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two skin-bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed, and five measures of parched corn, and a hundred raisin-cakes, and two hundred fig-cakes, and laid them on asses.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that Jehovah will look on mine affliction, and that Jehovah will requite me good for my being cursed this day.

1 Chronicles 12:40

and those too that were near them, as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought food on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen; provisions of meal, fig-cakes and raisin-cakes, and wine and oil, and oxen and sheep, abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.

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

1 Samuel 2:36

And it shall come to pass that every one that is left of thy house shall come to crouch to him for a small piece of silver and for a cake of bread, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priestly offices, that I may eat a morsel of bread.

Lamentations 1:11

All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their precious things for food to revive their soul. See, Jehovah, and consider, for I am become vile.

Bread » Sacrificed

1 Samuel 2:36

And it shall come to pass that every one that is left of thy house shall come to crouch to him for a small piece of silver and for a cake of bread, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priestly offices, that I may eat a morsel of bread.

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they present Jehovah's offerings by fire, the bread of their God; therefore shall they be holy.

Leviticus 21:8

And thou shalt hallow him; for the bread of thy God doth he present: he shall be holy unto thee; for I, Jehovah, who hallow you am holy.

Leviticus 21:17

Speak unto Aaron, saying, Any of thy seed throughout their generations that hath any defect, shall not approach to present the bread of his God;

Leviticus 21:21-22

No man of the seed of Aaron the priest that hath defect shall come near to present Jehovah's offerings by fire: he hath a defect; he shall not come near to present the bread of his God. The bread of his God, of the most holy and of the holy, shall he eat;

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take, I pray, for thy brethren, this ephah of parched corn and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to thy brethren;

1 Samuel 25:18

And Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two skin-bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed, and five measures of parched corn, and a hundred raisin-cakes, and two hundred fig-cakes, and laid them on asses.

1 Samuel 10:3

And thou shalt go on forward from thence, and shalt come to the oak of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God, to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three cakes of bread, and another carrying a flask of wine.

1 Kings 14:3

And take with thee ten loaves, and cakes, and a cruse of honey, and go to him: he will tell thee what shall become of the lad.

Mark 8:14

And they forgot to take bread, and save one loaf, they had not any with them in the ship.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

And if thou present an offering of an oblation baken in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mingled with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs, and they shall go up and come into thy house, and into thy bedroom, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy bondmen, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs.

Leviticus 7:9

And every oblation that is baken in the oven, and all that is prepared in the cauldron and in the pan, shall be the priest's who offereth it; to him it shall belong.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sinneth against me by working unfaithfulness, and I stretch out my hand upon it, and break the staff of the bread thereof, and send famine upon it, and cut off man and beast from it;

Ezekiel 5:16

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

Ezekiel 4:16

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

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

Besides the cakes, he shall present his offering of leavened bread with the sacrifice of his peace-offering of thanksgiving.

Leviticus 23:17

Out of your dwellings shall ye bring two wave-loaves, of two tenths of fine flour; with leaven shall they be baken; as first-fruits to Jehovah.

Amos 4:5

and burn a thank-offering with leaven, and proclaim, publish, voluntary offerings: for this pleaseth you, children of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until it had been all leavened.

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Genesis 39:6

And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand, and took cognizance of nothing with him, save the bread that he ate. And Joseph was of a beautiful form and of a beautiful countenance.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

And the Lord will give you the bread of adversity, and the water of oppression; yet thy teachers shall not be hidden any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers.

1 Kings 22:27

and thou shalt say, Thus says the king: Put this man in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.

Hosea 9:4

They shall pour out no offerings of wine to Jehovah, neither shall their sacrifices be pleasing unto him: they shall be unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat thereof shall be defiled: for their bread shall be for themselves; it shall not come into the house of Jehovah.

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

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

Psalm 105:16

And he called for a famine upon the land; he broke the whole staff of bread.

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, will take away from Jerusalem and from Judah stay and staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water,

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

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

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread, and having given thanks broke it, and said, This is my body, which is for you: this do in remembrance of me.

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof;

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

Genesis 19:3

And he urged them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house. And he made them a repast, and baked unleavened cakes; and they ate.

Judges 6:19

So Gideon went into his house and prepared a kid, and unleavened cakes from an ephah of flour; the meat he put in a basket, and the broth he put 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

And having commanded the crowds to recline upon the grass, having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and blessed: and having broken the loaves, he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all ate and were filled, and they took up what was over and above of fragments twelve hand-baskets full. But those that had eaten were about five thousand men, besides women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

And Jesus says to them, How many loaves have ye? But they said, Seven, and a few small fishes. And he commanded the crowds to lie down on the ground; and having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having given thanks, he broke them and gave them to his disciples, and the disciples to the crowd. read more.
And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was over and above of the fragments seven baskets full;

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand measures of wheat as food for his household, and twenty measures of beaten oil: thus gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

1 Kings 4:22

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

Psalm 81:16

And he would have fed them with the finest of wheat; yea, with honey out of the rock would I have satisfied thee.

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread, and having given thanks broke it, and said, This is my body, which is for you: this do in remembrance of me.

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

Exodus 12:18

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, ye shall eat unleavened bread until the one and twentieth day of the month in the evening.

1 Corinthians 5:8

so that let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of malice and wickedness, but with unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

And having commanded the crowds to recline upon the grass, having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and blessed: and having broken the loaves, he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.

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

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

Out of your dwellings shall ye bring two wave-loaves, of two tenths of fine flour; with leaven shall they be baken; as first-fruits to Jehovah.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until it had been all leavened.

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

And he looked, and behold, at his head was a cake, baked on hot stones, and a cruse of water. And he ate and drank, and lay down again.

Isaiah 44:19

And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?

John 21:9

When therefore they went out on the land, they see a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Bread » Figurative

Isaiah 55:2

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Bread » In times of scarcity, sold by weight

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

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

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

And he dealt to all the people, to the whole multitude of Israel, both men and women, to every one a cake of bread, and a measure of wine, and a raisin-cake. And all the people departed every one to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said to her, Fear not; go, do as thou hast said; but make me thereof a little cake first; and bring it to me; and afterwards make for thee and for thy son.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Hosea 7:4-7

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened. In the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine: he stretched out his hand to scorners. For they have applied their heart like an oven to their lying in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth like 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 that calleth unto me.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

And he will take your daughters for perfumers, and cooks, and bakers.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:6

And the priest gave him holy bread; for there was no bread there but the shew-loaves that were taken from before Jehovah, to put on hot bread in the day when they were taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David and said, There is no common bread under my hand, but there is holy 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 into the court of the guard, and they gave him daily a loaf of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was spent. And Jeremiah abode in the court of the guard.

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was wroth with his two chamberlains with the chief of the cup-bearers and with the chief of the bakers;

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

But when even was come, his disciples came to him saying, The place is desert, and much of the day time already gone by; dismiss the crowds, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.

Matthew 15:33

And his disciples say to him, Whence should we have so many loaves in the wilderness as to satisfy so great a crowd?

Bread » Kept in baskets

Genesis 40:16

And when the chief of the bakers saw that the interpretation was good, he said to Joseph, I also was in my dream, and behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head.

Exodus 29:32

And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the basket, at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Bread » Was formed into » Wafers

Exodus 16:31

And the house of Israel called its name Manna; and it was like coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it was like cake with honey.

Exodus 29:23

and one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before Jehovah;

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

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.

Isaiah 3:7

he will lift up his hand in that day, saying, I cannot be a healer, and in my house there is neither bread nor clothing; ye shall not make me a chief of the people.

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

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.

Matthew 15:27

But she said, Yea, Lord; for even the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from the table of their masters.

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

Exodus 29:23

and one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before Jehovah;

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

Psalm 81:16

And he would have fed them with the finest of wheat; yea, with honey out of the rock would I have satisfied thee.

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?

John 21:9

When therefore they went out on the land, they see a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Joshua 9:5

and old and patched sandals upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.

Joshua 9:12

This our bread we took warm for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go unto you; and now, behold, it is dry, and is become mouldy.

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread, and underneath it is turned up as by fire;

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:

Bread » Given by God

Ruth 1:6

And she arose, she and her daughters-in-law, and returned from the fields of Moab; for she had heard in the fields of Moab how that Jehovah had visited his people to give them bread.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade; and he said, "Behold, I dreamed a dream; and lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Mid'ian, 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 sinneth against me by working unfaithfulness, and I stretch out my hand upon it, and break the staff of the bread thereof, and send famine upon it, and cut off man and beast from it;

Ezekiel 5:16

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

Ezekiel 4:16

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

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

And if thine offering be an oblation baken on the pan, it shall be fine flour unleavened, mingled with oil.

Leviticus 2:7

And if thine offering be an oblation prepared in the cauldron, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

2 Samuel 13:6-9

So Amnon lay down and feigned himself sick; and the king came to see him, and Amnon said to the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come, and make a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand. And David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go, I pray thee, to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him food. And Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he had lain down. And she took flour and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes. read more.
And she took the pan, and poured them out before him; but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, Put every man out from me. And they went out every man from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As Jehovah thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but a handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse; and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

2 Samuel 6:19

And he dealt to all the people, to the whole multitude of Israel, both men and women, to every one a cake of bread, and a measure of wine, and a raisin-cake. And all the people departed every one to his house.

Bread » Traffic in

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded, and they committed Jeremiah into the court of the guard, and they gave him daily a loaf of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was spent. And Jeremiah abode in the court of the guard.

Mark 6:37

And he answering said to them, Give ye them to eat. And they say to him, Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread and give them to eat?

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

then it shall be, when ye eat of the bread of the land, that ye shall offer a heave-offering to Jehovah; the first of your dough shall ye offer, a cake, for a heave-offering; as the heave-offering of the threshing-floor, so shall ye offer this.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

Sigh in silence, make no mourning for the dead; bind thy turban upon thee, and put thy sandals upon thy feet, and cover not the beard, and eat not the bread of men. And I spoke unto the people in the morning; and at even my wife died. And I did in the morning as I was commanded. And the people said unto me, Wilt thou not tell us what these things are to us, which thou doest? read more.
And I said to them, The word of Jehovah came unto me, saying, Say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and your soul's longing; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left behind shall fall by the sword. And ye shall do as I have done: ye shall not cover the beard, neither eat the bread of men;

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

And thou shalt go on forward from thence, and shalt come to the oak of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God, to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three cakes of bread, and another carrying a flask of wine. And they will ask after thy welfare, and give thee two loaves, which thou shalt receive of their hands.

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

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, where thou shalt lack nothing; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou wilt dig copper.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

and one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before Jehovah;

Exodus 16:21

And they gathered it every morning, every man as much as he could eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

Jeremiah 44:19

And when we burned incense to the queen of the heavens and poured out drink-offerings to her, did we make for her cakes to portray her, and pour out drink-offerings to her, without our husbands?

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

Bread » Illustrative » (of idleness,) of sloth

Bread » Plenty of, promised to the obedient

Leviticus 26:5

and your threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing-time; and ye 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

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

and thou shalt say, Thus says the king: Put this man in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.

Bread » Ordinary, called common bread

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David and said, There is no common bread under my hand, but there is holy bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

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

Isaiah 30:20

And the Lord will give you the bread of adversity, and the water of oppression; yet thy teachers shall not be hidden any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers.

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. They said therefore to him, Lord, ever give to us this bread. And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger, and he that believes on me shall never thirst at any time.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

The people went about, and gathered it, and ground it with hand-mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it; and the taste of it was as the taste of oil-cakes.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me continually.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

And the people took their dough before it was leavened; their kneading-troughs bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Bread corn is crushed, because he will not ever be threshing it; and if he drove the wheels of his cart and his horses over it, he would not crush it.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

And thou shalt eat it as barley-cake, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.

Ezekiel 4:15

And he said unto me, See, I have given thee cow's dung for man's dung, and thou shalt prepare thy bread therewith.

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Jesus therefore said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, It is not Moses that has given you the bread out of heaven; but my Father gives you the true bread out of heaven. For the bread of God is he who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world. They said therefore to him, Lord, ever give to us this bread. read more.
And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger, and he that believes on me shall never thirst at any time.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

And thou, take unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou liest upon thy side: three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

Exodus 29:23

and one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before Jehovah;

Bread » Meal

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As Jehovah thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but a handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse; and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

1 Kings 14:3

And take with thee ten loaves, and cakes, and a cruse of honey, and go to him: he will tell thee what shall become of the lad.

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Exodus 16:31

And the house of Israel called its name Manna; and it was like coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it was like cake with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was wroth with his two chamberlains with the chief of the cup-bearers and with the chief of the bakers;

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade; and he said, "Behold, I dreamed a dream; and lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Mid'ian, 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 with hand-mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it; and the taste of it was as the taste of oil-cakes.

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1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take, I pray, for thy brethren, this ephah of parched corn and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to thy brethren;

Genesis 18:5

And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take, I pray, for thy brethren, this ephah of parched corn and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to thy brethren;

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Exodus 13:6

Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread; and in the seventh day is a feast to Jehovah.

John 6:7

Philip answered him, Loaves for two hundred denarii are not sufficient for them, that each may have some little portion.

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take, I pray, for thy brethren, this ephah of parched corn and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to thy brethren;

Genesis 18:5

And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Mark 14:22

And as they were eating, Jesus, having taken bread, when he had blessed, broke it, and gave it to them, and said, Take this: this is my body.

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said to David his son, Take, I pray, for thy brethren, this ephah of parched corn and these ten loaves, and carry them quickly to the camp to thy brethren;

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Exodus 13:6

Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread; and in the seventh day is a feast to Jehovah.

John 6:7

Philip answered him, Loaves for two hundred denarii are not sufficient for them, that each may have some little portion.

Topics on Bread

Baking Bread

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they brought forth out of Egypt into unleavened cakes, for it was not leavened; for they were driven out of Egypt, and could not wait; neither had they prepared for themselves any food.

Bread, As Food

40;6;11

give us to-day our needed bread,

Bread, Figurative Of

23;30;20

And the Lord will give you the bread of adversity, and the water of oppression; yet thy teachers shall not be hidden any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers.

Bread, Kinds Of

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they brought forth out of Egypt into unleavened cakes, for it was not leavened; for they were driven out of Egypt, and could not wait; neither had they prepared for themselves any food.

Breaking Of Bread

40;26;26

And as they were eating, Jesus, having taken the bread and blessed, broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

Consecrated Bread

58;9;2

For a tabernacle was set up; the first, in which were both the candlestick and the table and the exposition of the loaves, which is called Holy;

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

2;12;15-20

Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread: on the very first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses; for whoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day that soul shall be cut off from Israel.

Unleavened Bread

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they brought forth out of Egypt into unleavened cakes, for it was not leavened; for they were driven out of Egypt, and could not wait; neither had they prepared for themselves any food.