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38 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I AM the living bread which came down from heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, they shall live for ever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

Ezekiel 4:9

Take also unto thee wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and fitches and put them in one vessel and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is there of you, whom, if his son asks for bread, will he give him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever shall eat this bread and drink this cup of the Lord unworthily shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Luke 11:5

And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend and shall go unto him at midnight and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

Luke 9:16

Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.

John 6:31

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

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat thy bread with joy and drink thy wine with a joyful heart that thy works might be acceptable unto God.

Joshua 9:12

This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to come unto you, but now, behold, it is dry and mouldy.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

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

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little dogs.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread;

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said; but first make me a little cake of bread baked under the ashes and bring it unto me, and afterwards thou shalt make for thee and for thy son.

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; this do in remembrance of me.

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he afflicted thee and caused thee to hunger and sustained thee with manna, food of which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD shall man live.

Amos 8:11

Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine to the earth, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:

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Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

And upon the table of showbread they shall spread a cloth of blue and put thereon the dishes and the spoons and the bowls and covers to cover withal; and the continual bread shall be thereon.

Exodus 25:30

And thou shalt set the showbread upon the table before me always.

Leviticus 24:5

And thou shalt take fine flour and bake twelve cakes thereof; each cake shall be of two-tenth deals.

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him the sacred bread, for there was no bread there but the showbread that had been taken from before the LORD to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the showbread, to order it every sabbath.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

Then a man came from Baalshalisha, who brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of wheat in the head. And he said, Give unto the people that they may eat.

1 Samuel 16:20

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

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a morsel of bread and comfort your hearts; after that ye shall pass on because for this ye are come to your slave. 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 hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it.

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Exodus 16:23

And he said unto them, This is what the LORD has said, Tomorrow is the holy sabbath of rest unto the LORD; bake that which ye will bake today and cook what ye will cook; and that which remains over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.

Leviticus 2:4

And if thou shall offer a present baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mingled with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

When I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your 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 are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house, and she hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it.

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their 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 bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thy house and into thy bedchamber and upon thy bed and into the houses of thy slaves and upon thy people and into thine ovens and into thy kneadingtroughs;

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves and the two fishes; and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Acts 27:35

And when he had thus spoken, he took bread and gave thanks to God in presence of them all; and when he had broken it, he began to eat.

Luke 24:30

And it came to pass as he sat at the table with them, he took bread and blessed it and broke and gave to them.

Acts 20:11

When he therefore was come up again and had broken bread and eaten and talked a long while, even until day break, thus he departed.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

So Abraham rose up early in the morning and took bread and a bottle of water and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child and sent her away; and she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a morsel of bread and comfort your hearts; after that ye shall pass on because for this ye are come to your slave. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Genesis 27:17

and she gave the savoury food and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.

Judges 19:5

And on the fourth day when they arose early in the morning, the Levite rose up to depart; and the damsel's father said unto his son-in-law, Strengthen thy heart with a morsel of bread, and afterwards ye shall go.

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two bottles of wine and five sheep ready dressed and five measures of parched flour and one hundred bunches of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs and laid them on asses.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that the LORD will look on my affliction and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day.

1 Chronicles 12:40

And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, 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 in thy house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into some aspect of the priesthood that I may eat a piece of bread.

Lamentations 1:11

Caph All her people sought their bread with sadness; they have given all their precious things for food to maintain life; see, O LORD, 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 in thy house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into some aspect of the priesthood that I may eat a piece of bread.

Leviticus 21:6

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

Leviticus 21:8

Thou shalt sanctify him, therefore, for he offers the bread of thy God; he shall be holy unto thee; for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

Leviticus 21:17

Speak unto Aaron, saying, The man of thy seed in their generations that has any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God.

Leviticus 21:21-22

No man that has a blemish of the seed of Aaron, the priest, shall come near 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 shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the sanctified things.

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to thy brethren

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two bottles of wine and five sheep ready dressed and five measures of parched flour and one hundred bunches of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs and laid them on asses.

1 Samuel 10:3

Then shalt thou go on forward from there, and thou shalt come to the plain of Tabor, and three men going up to God to Bethel shall meet thee, one carrying three kids and another carrying three loaves of bread and another carrying a bottle of wine.

1 Kings 14:3

And take with thee ten loaves and cracknels and a cruse of honey and go to him, that he shall tell thee what shall become of this child.

Mark 8:14

Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread, neither had they in the ship with them more than one loaf.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

And if thou shall offer a present baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mingled with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

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

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thy house and into thy bedchamber and upon thy bed and into the houses of thy slaves and upon thy people and into thine ovens and into thy kneadingtroughs;

Leviticus 7:9

Likewise every present that is baked in the oven and all that is dressed in the fryingpan or in the pot shall be the priest's that offers it.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when the land sins against me by rebelling blatantly and I stretch out my hand upon her and break the staff of the bread thereof and send famine upon her and cut off man and beast out of her

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction and which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will destroy your sustenance of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the sustenance of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anguish; and they shall drink water by measure, and with terror.

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

With cakes of leavened bread he shall offer his offering in the sacrifice of thanksgiving of his peace.

Leviticus 23:17

Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave loaves of two-tenth deals; they shall be of fine flour, they shall be baked with leaven, they are the firstfruits unto the LORD.

Amos 4:5

and offer a sacrifice of praise with leaven, and proclaim and publish the free will offerings for this is the way you like it, O ye sons of Israel, said the Lord GOD.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable unto them: The kingdom of the heavens is like unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was 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 with him knew of nothing more than of the bread which he ate. And Joseph was handsome and well favoured.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

But the Lord shall give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction; thy rain shall never more be taken away, but thine eyes shall see thy rain:

1 Kings 22:27

and say, Thus hath the king said, Put this fellow in the prison and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I return in peace.

Hosea 9:4

They shall not pour out wine unto the LORD, neither shall he take pleasure in their sacrifices; as the bread of mourners shall they be unto them; all that eat thereof shall be polluted; for their bread shall not enter into the house of the LORD because of their soul.

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction and which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will destroy your sustenance of bread.

Psalm 105:16

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

Isaiah 3:1

For, behold, the Lord, the LORD of the hosts, takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread and the whole stay of water,

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their 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 have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread; and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken 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 hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes tempered with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, which thou shalt make of wheat flour.

Genesis 19:3

And he pressed upon them greatly, and they turned in unto him and entered into his house, and he made them a banquet and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.

Judges 6:19

And Gideon went in and made ready a kid and unleavened cakes of an ephah of flour; the flesh he put in a basket, and he put the broth in a pot and brought it out unto him under the oak and presented it.

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves and the two fishes; and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. And they all ate and were filled, and they took up of the fragments that remained, twelve baskets full. And those that had eaten were about five thousand men besides women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

And Jesus said unto them, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven and a few little fishes. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven loaves and the fishes and gave thanks and broke them and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. read more.
And they all ate and were filled, and they took up of the broken food that was left seven baskets full.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand measures of wheat for food to his household and twenty thousand measures of pure oil; this gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes tempered with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, which thou shalt make of wheat flour.

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 God would have fed them also the finest of the wheat, and with honey out of the rock I would have satisfied thee.

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread; and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken 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 twenty-first day of the month in the evening.

1 Corinthians 5:8

therefore let us celebrate the feast, not in the old leaven, neither in the leaven of malice and wickedness, but in the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves and the two fishes; and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Lamentations 4:4

Daleth The tongue of the sucking child cleaves to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask for bread, and there was no one to break it unto them.

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

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave loaves of two-tenth deals; they shall be of fine flour, they shall be baked with leaven, they are the firstfruits unto the LORD.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable unto them: The kingdom of the heavens is like unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

Then he looked and behold, there was a cake baked on the coals and a cruse of water at his head. And he ate and drank and went back to sleep.

Isaiah 44:19

He does not return to his right mind; he does not have knowledge nor intelligence to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; I have also baked bread upon the coals of it; I have roasted flesh and eaten it and shall I make the residue of it an abomination? Do I have to humble myself before the trunk of a tree?

John 21:9

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.

Bread » Figurative

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? 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 have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight, and ye shall eat and not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the sustenance of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anguish; and they shall drink water by measure, and with terror.

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

And he dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude of Israel, to the men as well to the women, to each one a cake of bread and a good piece of flesh and a flagon of wine. So all the people departed each one to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said; but first make me a little cake of bread baked under the ashes and bring it unto me, and afterwards thou shalt make for thee and for thy son.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

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

Hosea 7:4-7

They are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened. In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners. For they have made ready their heart like an oven while they lie in wait; their baker sleeps all night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire. read more.
They are all hot as an oven and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen; there is no one among them that calls unto me.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

And he will take your daughters to be confectioneries and to be cooks and to be bakers.

Leviticus 26:26

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

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their 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

So the priest gave him the sacred bread, for there was no bread there but the showbread that had been taken from before the LORD to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David and said, There is no common bread under my hand; there is only sacred bread, which I will give thee if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Bread » Making of, a trade

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the guard and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street until all the bread in the city was spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

Genesis 40:2

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

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away that they may go into the villages and buy themselves food.

Matthew 15:33

Then his disciples say unto him, From where do we have so much bread in the wilderness as to satisfy so great a multitude?

Bread » Kept in baskets

Genesis 40:16

When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and, behold, I had three white baskets 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 by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

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 wafers made with honey.

Exodus 29:23

Also one large 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

He that despises himself and becomes a slave is better than he that honours himself and lacks bread.

Isaiah 3:7

in that day he shall swear, saying, I will not be a healer for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: do not make me a ruler of the people.

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

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

Matthew 15:27

And she said, Yes, Lord, yet the little dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes tempered with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, which thou shalt make of wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

Also one large 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 tempered with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, which thou shalt make of wheat flour.

Psalm 81:16

And God would have fed them also the finest of the wheat, and with honey out of the rock I would have satisfied thee.

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

He does not return to his right mind; he does not have knowledge nor intelligence to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; I have also baked bread upon the coals of it; I have roasted flesh and eaten it and shall I make the residue of it an abomination? Do I have to humble myself before the trunk of a tree?

John 21:9

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Joshua 9:5

and old patched shoes 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 hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to come unto you, but now, behold, it is dry and mouldy.

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

Land out of which bread comes forth, and underneath it shall be as if it were converted in fire.

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain comes down, and the snow from the heavens, and does not return there, but waters the earth and makes 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

Then she arose with her daughters-in-law, to return from the fields of Moab, for she had heard in the field of Moab how the LORD had visited his people to give them bread.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

And when Gideon arrived, behold, a man was telling a dream to his fellow, saying, Behold, I dreamed a dream that I saw a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and come unto the tents, and it smote them so that they fell and overturned them, and the tents fell.

Bread » Called the staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when the land sins against me by rebelling blatantly and I stretch out my hand upon her and break the staff of the bread thereof and send famine upon her and cut off man and beast out of her

Ezekiel 5:16

When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction and which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will destroy your sustenance of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the sustenance of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anguish; and they shall drink water by measure, and with terror.

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

And if thy present is an offering baked in a pan, it shall be of fine flour unleavened, mingled with oil.

Leviticus 2:7

And if thy present is an offering cooked in a pot, 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 unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar, my sister, come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight that I may eat at her hand. Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house and make him something to eat. So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, and he was lying down. And she took flour and kneaded it and made cakes in his sight and baked the cakes. read more.
Then she took a pan and poured them out before him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, Send everyone out from me. And they all went out from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As the LORD thy God lives, I have no baked bread, but only a handful of meal in a pitcher and a little oil in a cruse; and now I was gathering two sticks that I may go in and prepare it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.

2 Samuel 6:19

And he dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude of Israel, to the men as well to the women, to each one a cake of bread and a good piece of flesh and a flagon of wine. So all the people departed each one to his house.

Bread » Traffic in

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the guard and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street until all the bread in the city was spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

Mark 6:37

He answered and said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said unto him, Shall we go and buy bread for two hundred denarius and give them to eat?

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

then it shall be that when ye begin to eat of the bread of the land, ye shall offer up an offering unto the LORD. Ye shall offer up a cake of the first of your dough for an offering; as the offering of the threshingfloor, so shall ye offer it.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort. So 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, that thou doest so? read more.
Then I answered them, The word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the glory of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and the gift of your soul; your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword. And ye shall do as I have done: ye shall not cover your lips nor eat the bread of men.

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

Then shalt thou go on forward from there, and thou shalt come to the plain of Tabor, and three men going up to God to Bethel shall meet thee, one carrying three kids and another carrying three loaves of bread and another carrying a bottle of wine. And they will salute thee and give thee two loaves of bread; which thou shalt receive of their hands.

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

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land in which thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou may dig brass.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

Also one large 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

And they gathered it early in the morning, each one according to his eating; and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their 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 heaven and poured out drink offerings unto her, did we make her cakes to worship her and pour out drink offerings unto her, without our men?

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 last unto the vintage, and the vintage shall last unto the sowing time; and ye shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land safely.

Bread » Illustrative » (of wickedness,) of oppression

Bread » Illustrative » (fulness of,) of abundance

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

and say, Thus hath the king said, Put this fellow in the prison and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I return 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; there is only sacred bread, which I will give thee if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

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

Isaiah 30:20

But the Lord shall give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction; thy rain shall never more be taken away, but thine eyes shall see thy rain:

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

For the bread of God is he who descended from heaven and gives life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, always give us this bread. And Jesus said unto them, I AM the bread of life; he that comes to me shall never hunger, and he that believes in me shall never thirst.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

And the people scattered about and gathered it and ground it in mills or beat it in a mortar and baked it in pans and made cakes of it, and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

And thou shalt set the showbread upon the table before me always.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Grain is thrashed to make bread; but he will not ever be threshing it, nor shall he grind it with the wheel of his cart, nor crush it with the teeth of his thrashing instrument.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

And thou shalt eat barley cakes baked under the ashes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that comes out of man, in their sight.

Ezekiel 4:15

Then he said unto me, Behold, I give thee cow's dung for man's dung, and thou shalt prepare thy bread with it.

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from the heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from the heaven. For the bread of God is he who descended from heaven and gives life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, always give us this bread. read more.
And Jesus said unto them, I AM the bread of life; he that comes to me shall never hunger, and he that believes in me shall never thirst.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

Take also unto thee wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and fitches and put them in one vessel and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

Thou dost feed them with the bread of tears and give them tears to drink in great measure.

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes tempered with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, which thou shalt make of wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

Also one large 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 thy God lives, I have no baked bread, but only a handful of meal in a pitcher and a little oil in a cruse; and now I was gathering two sticks that I may go in and prepare 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 cracknels and a cruse of honey and go to him, that he shall tell thee what shall become of this child.

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 wafers made with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

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

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

And when Gideon arrived, behold, a man was telling a dream to his fellow, saying, Behold, I dreamed a dream that I saw a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and come unto the tents, and it smote them so that they fell and overturned them, and the tents fell.

Bread » Manna

Numbers 11:8

And the people scattered about and gathered it and ground it in mills or beat it in a mortar and baked it in pans and made cakes of it, and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

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1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to thy brethren

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a morsel of bread and comfort your hearts; after that ye shall pass on because for this ye are come to your slave. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to thy brethren

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Exodus 13:6

Thou shalt eat without leaven for seven days, and the seventh day shall be a feast unto the LORD.

John 6:7

Philip answered him, Two hundred denarius of bread is not sufficient for them, that each one of them may take a little.

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to thy brethren

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a morsel of bread and comfort your hearts; after that ye shall pass on because for this ye are come to your slave. And they said, So do as thou hast said.

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Mark 14:22

And as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, blessing it, broke it and gave to them and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this parched grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to thy brethren

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Exodus 13:6

Thou shalt eat without leaven for seven days, and the seventh day shall be a feast unto the LORD.

John 6:7

Philip answered him, Two hundred denarius of bread is not sufficient for them, that each one of them may take a little.

Topics on Bread

Baking Bread

Exodus 12:39

And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened because they were thrust out of Egypt and could not tarry nor prepare food for themselves.

Bread, Figurative Of

Isaiah 30:20

But the Lord shall give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction; thy rain shall never more be taken away, but thine eyes shall see thy rain:

Bread, Kinds Of

Exodus 12:39

And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened because they were thrust out of Egypt and could not tarry nor prepare food for themselves.

Consecrated Bread

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle made: the first, in which was the lampstand and the table and the showbread, which is called the sanctuary.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:15-20

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

Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:39

And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened because they were thrust out of Egypt and could not tarry nor prepare food for themselves.