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38 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread, he will live {forever}. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."

Ezekiel 4:9

"And you, take for yourself wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and spelt, and you must put them in one vessel, and you must make them for yourself into a food [during] the number of days that you [are] lying on your side; three hundred and ninety days you shall eat it.

Matthew 26:26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is [there] among you, [if] his son will ask him [for] bread, will give him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

But what father from among you, [if his] son will ask for a fish, instead of a fish will give him a snake?

Luke 11:5

And he said to them, "Who of you will have a friend, and will go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves,

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them and began giving [them] to the disciples to set before the crowd.

John 6:31

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

Joshua 9:12

This [is] our bread; [it was] hot [when] we took it from our houses as provisions on the day we set out to come to you. But now, look, it is dry and crumbled.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Send out your bread on the water, for in many days you will find it.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was betrayed, took bread,

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do according to your word; only make for me a small bread cake from it first, and bring it out to me. Make it for yourself and for your son afterward.

1 Corinthians 11:24

and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and [then] he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all [that] goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live.

Amos 8:11

Look, the days are coming," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "when I will send a famine in the land, not a famine for bread and not a thirst for water, but {of hearing} the words of Yahweh!

1 Corinthians 11:28

But let a person examine himself, and in this way let him eat from the bread and let him drink from the cup.

From Thematic Bible


Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

And over the table of the presence they will spread [out] a blue cloth and put on it the plates, dishes, and libation bowls, and the pitchers of the libation; and the bread of continuity will be on it.

Exodus 25:30

And you will put on the table [the] bread of presence [to be] before me continually.

Leviticus 24:5

"And you shall take finely milled flour, and you shall bake [with] it twelve ring-shaped bread cakes: each one [shall be] two-tenths [of an ephah].

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him [the] holy [bread], for there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence, which was removed from before Yahweh, in order to set hot bread [there] on the day when it was taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

And from the sons of the Kohathites, some of their kinsmen [were] over the {showbread} to prepare [it] {every Sabbath}.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

A man came from Baal-Shalishah and brought food to the man of God: firstfruits and twenty loaves of barley bread, with ripe grain in his sack. He said, "Give [it] to the people and let them eat."

1 Samuel 16:20

And Jesse took a donkey [loaded with] bread and a skin of wine and one {young goat} and sent [them] to Saul by the hand of David his son.

Genesis 18:5

And let me bring a piece of bread, then refresh {yourselves}. Afterward you can pass on, {once} you have passed by with your servant." Then they said, "Do so as you have said."

Bread » Baking of

1 Samuel 28:24

Now the woman had a fattened bull calf in the house, {so she quickly slaughtered it} and took flour, kneaded [dough], and baked him [some] unleavened bread.

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Exodus 16:23

And he said to them, "This is what Yahweh has said. Tomorrow [is] a rest period, a holy Sabbath for Yahweh. Bake what you [want to] bake, and boil what you [want to] boil. Put aside all the surplus for yourselves for safekeeping until the morning."

Leviticus 2:4

" 'But if you bring a grain offering of something oven-baked, [it must be of] finely milled flour [as] ring-shaped unleavened bread [mixed] with oil or wafers of unleavened bread smeared with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

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

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Hosea 7:4

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

Now the woman had a fattened bull calf in the house, {so she quickly slaughtered it} and took flour, kneaded [dough], and baked him [some] unleavened bread.

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Jeremiah 7:18

The children [are] gathering wood, and the fathers [are] kindling the fire, and the women [are] kneading dough to make sacrificial cakes for the queen of heaven, and they pour out libations to other gods for the sake of provoking me to anger.

Exodus 8:3

And the Nile will swarm with frogs, and they will go up and come into your house and into your {bedroom} and onto your bed and into the house of your servants and among your people and into your ovens and into your kneading troughs.

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Acts 27:35

And [after he] said these [things] and took bread, he gave thanks to God in front of [them] all, and [after] breaking [it], he began to eat.

Luke 24:30

And it happened that when he reclined at the table with them, he took the bread [and] gave thanks, and [after] breaking [it], he gave [it] to them.

Acts 20:11

So he went up and broke bread, and [when he] had eaten and talked for a long [time], until dawn, then he departed.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

Then Abraham rose up early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave [it] to Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder. And he sent her away with the child, and she went, wandering about in the wilderness, in Beersheba.

Genesis 18:5

And let me bring a piece of bread, then refresh {yourselves}. Afterward you can pass on, {once} you have passed by with your servant." Then they said, "Do so as you have said."

Genesis 27:17

And she put the tasty food and the bread that she had made into the hand of Jacob, her son.

Judges 19:5

On the fourth day, they rose early in the morning, and he prepared to go, but the father of the young woman said to his son-in-law, "{Refresh yourself} [with] a bit of food, and afterward you may go."

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail {quickly took} two hundred loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five prepared sheep, five seahs of roasted grain, a hundred raisin cakes, and two hundred fig cakes, and she put [them] on the donkeys.

2 Samuel 16:12

Perhaps Yahweh will look {in my eye} and repay good for me in place of his curse this day.

1 Chronicles 12:40

And also their relatives, as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought food on donkeys, on camels, on mules, and on oxen--provisions of flour, cakes of figs, raisin cakes, wine and oil, cattle and sheep in abundance, for [there was] great joy in Israel.

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

1 Samuel 2:36

All the remainder of your household will come to bow down {before} him for a bit of silver or a loaf of bread and will say, "Please assign me to one of the {priestly offices} so that I can eat a morsel of bread." '"

Lamentations 1:11

All her people groan, they are searching for bread. They give their treasures for food, to bring back life. See, O Yahweh, and look, [how] I am despised.

Bread » Sacrificed

1 Samuel 2:36

All the remainder of your household will come to bow down {before} him for a bit of silver or a loaf of bread and will say, "Please assign me to one of the {priestly offices} so that I can eat a morsel of bread." '"

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy to their God, and they shall not profane the name of their God, because they are bringing near the offerings made by fire to Yahweh--their God's food--and they shall be holy.

Leviticus 21:8

And you shall consecrate him, because he is bringing near your God's food; he shall be holy to you, since I, Yahweh, who consecrates you, [am] holy.

Leviticus 21:17

"Speak to Aaron, saying, 'A man from your offspring throughout their generations, in whom is a physical defect, shall not come near to present your God's food.

Leviticus 21:21-22

Any man from Aaron the priest's offspring in whom is a physical defect shall not come near to present offerings made by fire to Yahweh; a physical defect [is] in him; he shall not come near to present his God's food. He may eat his God's food, from {the most holy things} and from the holy things.

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail {quickly took} two hundred loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five prepared sheep, five seahs of roasted grain, a hundred raisin cakes, and two hundred fig cakes, and she put [them] on the donkeys.

1 Samuel 10:3

Then you will go on from there and further you will come to the oak of Tabor. There three men will meet you, who [are] going up to God at Bethel. One will be carrying three male kid goats, one will be carrying three loaves of bread, and one will be carrying a skin of wine.

1 Kings 14:3

You must take ten loaves of bread in your hand and cakes and a jar of honey, and you must go to him. He shall tell you what will happen to the boy."

Mark 8:14

And they had forgotten to take bread, and except [for] one loaf, they did not have [any] with them in the boat.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

" 'But if you bring a grain offering of something oven-baked, [it must be of] finely milled flour [as] ring-shaped unleavened bread [mixed] with oil or wafers of unleavened bread smeared with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

Exodus 8:3

And the Nile will swarm with frogs, and they will go up and come into your house and into your {bedroom} and onto your bed and into the house of your servants and among your people and into your ovens and into your kneading troughs.

Leviticus 7:9

And every grain offering that is baked in the oven and all that is prepared in a cooking pan or on a flat baking pan {belongs to} the priest who presented it.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

"Son of man, when a land sins against me by {acting very unfaithfully}, then I will stretch out my hand against it, and I will break for it [the] {supply of food}, and I will send against it famine, and I will cut it off, [both] human and animal.

Ezekiel 5:16

When I send my arrows of deadly famine against them, which will be as destruction that I will send [in order] to destroy you, I will increase famine against you, and I will break {the supply of food} for you.

Ezekiel 4:16

And he said to me, "Son of man, look, I [am] going to break the {supply} of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight, {anxiously}, and {rationed water}, and they will drink with horror,

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

In addition to ring-shaped cakes of bread [with] yeast, he must present his [grain] offering together with his sacrifice of thanksgiving peace offerings.

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring from your dwellings for a wave offering two [loaves of] bread {made with} two-tenths [of an ephah] of finely milled flour; they must be baked with leaven--[the] firstfruits {belonging to} Yahweh.

Amos 4:5

And bring a thank offering of unleavened bread, and proclaim freewill offerings, pronounce them, for so you love [to do], O {people} of Israel," [is] the declaration of my Lord Yahweh.

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took [and] put into three measures of wheat flour until the whole [batch] was leavened."

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Genesis 39:6

And he left all that he had in the hand of Joseph, and {he did not worry about anything} except the food that he ate. Now Joseph was {well built and handsome}.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

And the Lord will give you [the] bread [of] distress and [the] water [of] oppression, but your teachers will not hide themselves any longer. And your eyes {shall see} your teachers.

1 Kings 22:27

and say, 'Thus says the king: "Put this [fellow in] the house of imprisonment and feed him reduced rations of food and water until I come in peace." '"

Hosea 9:4

They will not pour [drink offerings of] wine to Yahweh, and their sacrifices will not please him. [They are] like mourners' bread for them; all those who eat it will be defiled. For their bread will be {for their hunger}; it will not come [to] the house of Yahweh.

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

When I send my arrows of deadly famine against them, which will be as destruction that I will send [in order] to destroy you, I will increase famine against you, and I will break {the supply of food} for you.

Psalm 105:16

Then he called for a famine upon the land; he broke every {supply} of bread.

Isaiah 3:1

For look, the Lord Yahweh of hosts [is] removing {every source of support} from Jerusalem and from Judah: all of [the] supplies of bread and all of [the] supplies of water,

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Jeremiah 7:18

The children [are] gathering wood, and the fathers [are] kindling the fire, and the women [are] kneading dough to make sacrificial cakes for the queen of heaven, and they pour out libations to other gods for the sake of provoking me to anger.

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

Matthew 26:26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was betrayed, took bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

1 Samuel 28:24

Now the woman had a fattened bull calf in the house, {so she quickly slaughtered it} and took flour, kneaded [dough], and baked him [some] unleavened bread.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened, ring-shaped bread cakes mixed with oil, and wafers of unleavened breads smeared with oil. You will make them [with] finely milled wheat flour,

Genesis 19:3

But {he urged them strongly}, and they turned aside with him and came into his house. And he made a meal for them and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.

Judges 6:19

And Gideon went and prepared {a young goat} and unleavened cakes [from] an ephah of flour; he put meat in a basket, and the broth he put in a pot, and he brought [them] to him under the oak and presented [them].

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds. And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. Now those who ate were about five thousand men, in addition to women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" So they said, "Seven, and a few little fish." And commanding the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground, he took the seven loaves and the fish and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [them] and began giving [them] to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds. read more.
And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven baskets full.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

Then Solomon gave to Hiram twenty thousand dry measures of wheat [as] food for his household, and twenty dry measures of {specially prepared olive oil}; thus Solomon gave to Hiram year by year.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened, ring-shaped bread cakes mixed with oil, and wafers of unleavened breads smeared with oil. You will make them [with] finely milled wheat flour,

1 Kings 4:22

The food of Solomon for one day was thirty dry measures of choice meal and sixty dry measures of flour;

Psalm 81:16

But he would feed him from [the] choicest wheat, and I would satisfy you with honey from a rock."

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

Matthew 26:26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was betrayed, took bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

Acts 20:7

And on the first [day] of the week, [when] we had assembled to break bread, Paul began conversing with them, [because he] was going to leave on the next day, and he extended [his] message until midnight.

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

Exodus 12:18

On the first [day], on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, you will eat unleavened bread until the evening of the twenty-first day of the month.

1 Corinthians 5:8

So then, let us celebrate the feast, not with the old leaven or with the leaven of wickedness and sinfulness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursling cleaves to its palate in thirst. Children beg [for] food, {no one lays it out before them}.

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

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because [there is] one bread, [we] who [are] many are one body, for [we] all share from the one bread.

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring from your dwellings for a wave offering two [loaves of] bread {made with} two-tenths [of an ephah] of finely milled flour; they must be baked with leaven--[the] firstfruits {belonging to} Yahweh.

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took [and] put into three measures of wheat flour until the whole [batch] was leavened."

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

He looked, and behold, a bread cake on hot coals [was] near his head and a jar of water, so he ate and drank. Then he did it again and lay down.

Isaiah 44:19

And {no one takes it to heart}, and [there is] no knowledge and no understanding to say, "I burned half of it in [the] fire and also I baked bread on its coals; I roasted meat, and I have eaten. And I shall make [the] rest of it into an abomination! I shall bow down to a block of wood!"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread.

Bread » Figurative

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because [there is] one bread, [we] who [are] many are one body, for [we] all share from the one bread.

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you weigh out money for [what is] not food, and your labor for {what cannot satisfy}? Listen carefully to me, and eat [what is] good, and let your soul take pleasure in {rich} food.

Bread » In times of scarcity, sold by weight

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

And he said to me, "Son of man, look, I [am] going to break the {supply} of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight, {anxiously}, and {rationed water}, and they will drink with horror,

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

Then he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude of Israel, from man to woman, to each: one ring-shaped piece of bread, one cake of dates, and one cake of raisins; and all the people went each to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do according to your word; only make for me a small bread cake from it first, and bring it out to me. Make it for yourself and for your son afterward.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

Hosea 7:4-7

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened. [On] the day of our king, the princes became sick [with] the heat of wine; he stretched out his hand with mockers. Because they are kindled like an oven, their heart burns within them; all night their anger {smolders}, [in the] morning it blazes like a flaming fire. read more.
All of them are hot as an oven, and they devour their rulers. All their kings have fallen; there is none who calls to me amongst them.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

He will take your daughters as [his] perfume makers and as cooks and as bakers.

Leviticus 26:26

At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied.

Jeremiah 7:18

The children [are] gathering wood, and the fathers [are] kindling the fire, and the women [are] kneading dough to make sacrificial cakes for the queen of heaven, and they pour out libations to other gods for the sake of provoking me to anger.

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him [the] holy [bread], for there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence, which was removed from before Yahweh, in order to set hot bread [there] on the day when it was taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread {here at hand}; there is only holy bread, [but] only if the young men have kept themselves from women."

Bread » Making of, a trade

Jeremiah 37:21

So King Zedekiah commanded, and they handed Jeremiah over in the courtyard of the guard, and they gave to him a round loaf of bread from the street of the bakers {every day} until the finishing of all the bread from the city. And Jeremiah stayed in the courtyard of the guard.

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, with the chief cupbearer and chief baker.

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

Now [when it] was evening, the disciples came to him saying, "The place is desolate and the hour {is late}. Release the crowds so that they can go away into the villages [and] purchase food for themselves."

Matthew 15:33

And the disciples said to him, "Where in [this] desolate place {can we get} so much bread that such a great crowd could be satisfied?"

Bread » Kept in baskets

Genesis 40:16

And when the chief baker saw that the interpretation [was] good he said to Joseph, "I also [dreamed]. In my dream, now behold, [there were] three baskets of bread upon my head.

Exodus 29:32

And Aaron and his sons will eat the meat of the ram and the bread that [is] in the basket at the entrance of the tent of assembly.

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 its taste [was] like a wafer with honey.

Exodus 29:23

"And one loaf of bread and one ring-shaped bread cake of oiled bread and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread that [is] before Yahweh--

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

Proverbs 12:9

It is better to be lowly and a servant {to someone} than self-glorifying and lacking food.

Isaiah 3:7

He will lift up [his voice] on that day, saying, "I will not be a healer; in my house there is no bread and there is no cloak. You shall not make me [the] leader of [the] people!"

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

Luke 16:21

and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores.

Matthew 15:27

So she said, "Yes, Lord, for even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened, ring-shaped bread cakes mixed with oil, and wafers of unleavened breads smeared with oil. You will make them [with] finely milled wheat flour,

Exodus 29:23

"And one loaf of bread and one ring-shaped bread cake of oiled bread and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread that [is] before Yahweh--

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened, ring-shaped bread cakes mixed with oil, and wafers of unleavened breads smeared with oil. You will make them [with] finely milled wheat flour,

Psalm 81:16

But he would feed him from [the] choicest wheat, and I would satisfy you with honey from a rock."

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

And {no one takes it to heart}, and [there is] no knowledge and no understanding to say, "I burned half of it in [the] fire and also I baked bread on its coals; I roasted meat, and I have eaten. And I shall make [the] rest of it into an abomination! I shall bow down to a block of wood!"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Joshua 9:5

The sandals on their feet [were] patched and old, their clothes [were] old, and their food was dry and crumbled.

Joshua 9:12

This [is] our bread; [it was] hot [when] we took it from our houses as provisions on the day we set out to come to you. But now, look, it is dry and crumbled.

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

[As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire.

Isaiah 55:10

For just as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and they do not return there except they have watered the earth thoroughly and cause it to bring forth and sprout, and give seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

Bread » Given by God

Ruth 1:6

And she got up, she and her daughters-in-law, and returned from the countryside of Moab, because she had heard in the countryside of Moab that Yahweh had {come to the aid of} his people to give food to them.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, a man [was] recounting a dream to his friend, and he said, "Behold, {I had a dream}; a round loaf of barley bread [was] tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came up to the tent, it struck it, and it fell and turned it upside down so that the tent fell."

Bread » Called the staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

"Son of man, when a land sins against me by {acting very unfaithfully}, then I will stretch out my hand against it, and I will break for it [the] {supply of food}, and I will send against it famine, and I will cut it off, [both] human and animal.

Ezekiel 5:16

When I send my arrows of deadly famine against them, which will be as destruction that I will send [in order] to destroy you, I will increase famine against you, and I will break {the supply of food} for you.

Ezekiel 4:16

And he said to me, "Son of man, look, I [am] going to break the {supply} of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight, {anxiously}, and {rationed water}, and they will drink with horror,

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

If your offering [is] a [grain] offering [baked] on a flat baking pan, it must be finely milled flour, unleavened bread mixed with oil;

Leviticus 2:7

" 'If your offering [is] a grain [offering] [prepared in] a cooking pan, it must be [with] finely milled flour in oil.

2 Samuel 13:6-9

So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill, and the king came to see him. Amnon said to the king, "Please let Tamar my sister come, and let her bake two cakes before my eyes that I may eat from her hand." So David sent to the house for Tamar, saying, "Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare food for him." Tamar went to the house of Amnon her brother. Now he [was] lying down, and she took the dough and kneaded [it] and made cakes before his eyes, and she baked the cakes. read more.
Then she took the pan and poured it out before him, but he refused to eat. Then Amnon said, "Let all [the] men go out from me." So all [the] men went out from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

She said, "{As Yahweh your God lives}, surely I do not have a cake, {but only a handful of flour} in the jar and a little olive oil in the jug. Here I [am] gathering a few pieces of wood, and I will go and prepare it for me and my son, that we might eat it and die."

2 Samuel 6:19

Then he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude of Israel, from man to woman, to each: one ring-shaped piece of bread, one cake of dates, and one cake of raisins; and all the people went each to his house.

Bread » Traffic in

Jeremiah 37:21

So King Zedekiah commanded, and they handed Jeremiah over in the courtyard of the guard, and they gave to him a round loaf of bread from the street of the bakers {every day} until the finishing of all the bread from the city. And Jeremiah stayed in the courtyard of the guard.

Mark 6:37

But he answered [and] said to them, "You give them [something] to eat." And they said to him, "Should we go [and] purchase bread for two hundred denarii and give [it] to them to eat?"

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

whenever you eat from the food of the land, you will lift up a contribution to Yahweh. You must lift up a contribution of the first [batch] of your ring-shaped dough bread; you must lift it up as a contribution of the threshing floor.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

Sigh in silence [for the] dead; you shall not make a mourning ceremony. Bind your turban on you, and you must put your sandals on your feet. You must not cover your [upper] lip, and the bread of {mourners} you shall not eat." And I spoke to the people in the morning, and my wife died in the evening, and I did in the morning {just as} I was commanded. And the people said to me, "Will you not make known to us what these [things] that you are doing [mean] for us?" read more.
And I said to them that the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying}, "Say to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I [will be] profaning my sanctuary, the pride of your strength [and] the delight of your eyes and the object of your own affection; and your sons and your daughters whom you left behind will fall by the sword, and you shall do {just as} I did: You shall not cover your [upper] lip, and you shall not eat [the] bread of {mourners}.

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

Then you will go on from there and further you will come to the oak of Tabor. There three men will meet you, who [are] going up to God at Bethel. One will be carrying three male kid goats, one will be carrying three loaves of bread, and one will be carrying a skin of wine. {They will ask how you are doing} and will give you two loaves, which you will take from their hand.

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

Deuteronomy 8:9

[to] a land where you may eat food in it {without scarcity}; you will not find anything lacking in it, a land where its stones [are] iron and from its mountains you can mine copper.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

"And one loaf of bread and one ring-shaped bread cake of oiled bread and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread that [is] before Yahweh--

Exodus 16:21

And they gathered it morning by morning, {each according to what he could eat}, and it melted [when] the sun was hot.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

The children [are] gathering wood, and the fathers [are] kindling the fire, and the women [are] kneading dough to make sacrificial cakes for the queen of heaven, and they pour out libations to other gods for the sake of provoking me to anger.

Jeremiah 44:19

And indeed, [when] we [were] making smoke offerings to the queen of heaven and {pouring out} to her libations, [was it not] {with the consent of} our husbands [that] we made for her sacrificial cakes {marked with her image}, and we poured out to her libations?"

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

Proverbs 20:17

Bread gained by deceit is sweet for the man, but afterward, his mouth will be filled [with] gravel.

Bread » Illustrative » (of idleness,) of sloth

Bread » Plenty of, promised to the obedient

Leviticus 26:5

And for you [the] threshing season shall overtake [the] grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall overtake [the] sowing, and you shall eat your food {to your fill} and you shall live {securely} in your land.

Bread » Illustrative » (of wickedness,) of oppression

Proverbs 4:17

For they ate the bread of wickedness, and they drank the wine of violence.

Bread » Illustrative » (fulness of,) of abundance

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

and say, 'Thus says the king: "Put this [fellow in] the house of imprisonment and feed him reduced rations of food and water until I come in peace." '"

Bread » Ordinary, called common bread

1 Samuel 21:4

The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread {here at hand}; there is only holy bread, [but] only if the young men have kept themselves from women."

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

Isaiah 30:20

And the Lord will give you [the] bread [of] distress and [the] water [of] oppression, but your teachers will not hide themselves any longer. And your eyes {shall see} your teachers.

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

For the bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world." So they said to him, "Sir, always give us this bread!" Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. The one who comes to me will never be hungry, and the one who believes in me will never be thirsty again.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

The people went about and gathered [it], and they ground [it] with mills or crushed [it] with mortar. Then they boiled [it] in a pot and made it [into] bread-cakes; and it tasted like olive oil cakes.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

And you will put on the table [the] bread of presence [to be] before me continually.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

And the people lifted up their dough before it had yeast; their kneading troughs [were] wrapped up in their cloaks on their shoulder.

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Grain is crushed fine, but certainly one does not thresh it forever; and one drives the wheel of his cart, but his horses do not crush it.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

And [as a] bread-cake of barley you shall eat it, and {with human excrement} you shall bake it before their eyes."

Ezekiel 4:15

And he said to me, "See I will give you {cattle manure} in the place of the feces of a human, and you may prepare your food on it."

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Then Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, Moses did not give you bread from heaven, but my Father is giving you the true bread from heaven! For the bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world." So they said to him, "Sir, always give us this bread!" read more.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. The one who comes to me will never be hungry, and the one who believes in me will never be thirsty again.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

"And you, take for yourself wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and spelt, and you must put them in one vessel, and you must make them for yourself into a food [during] the number of days that you [are] lying on your side; three hundred and ninety days you shall eat it.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened, ring-shaped bread cakes mixed with oil, and wafers of unleavened breads smeared with oil. You will make them [with] finely milled wheat flour,

Exodus 29:23

"And one loaf of bread and one ring-shaped bread cake of oiled bread and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread that [is] before Yahweh--

Bread » Meal

1 Kings 17:12

She said, "{As Yahweh your God lives}, surely I do not have a cake, {but only a handful of flour} in the jar and a little olive oil in the jug. Here I [am] gathering a few pieces of wood, and I will go and prepare it for me and my son, that we might eat it and die."

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

1 Kings 14:3

You must take ten loaves of bread in your hand and cakes and a jar of honey, and you must go to him. He shall tell you what will happen to the boy."

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Exodus 16:31

And the house of Israel called its name "manna." And it [was] like coriander seed, white, and its taste [was] like a wafer with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

And Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, with the chief cupbearer and chief baker.

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, a man [was] recounting a dream to his friend, and he said, "Behold, {I had a dream}; a round loaf of barley bread [was] tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came up to the tent, it struck it, and it fell and turned it upside down so that the tent fell."

Bread » Manna

Numbers 11:8

The people went about and gathered [it], and they ground [it] with mills or crushed [it] with mortar. Then they boiled [it] in a pot and made it [into] bread-cakes; and it tasted like olive oil cakes.

the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

Genesis 18:5

And let me bring a piece of bread, then refresh {yourselves}. Afterward you can pass on, {once} you have passed by with your servant." Then they said, "Do so as you have said."

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Exodus 13:6

Seven days you will eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day [will be] a feast for Yahweh.

John 6:7

Philip replied to him, "Two hundred denarii [worth of] bread would not be enough for them, in order that each one could receive a little."

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

Genesis 18:5

And let me bring a piece of bread, then refresh {yourselves}. Afterward you can pass on, {once} you have passed by with your servant." Then they said, "Do so as you have said."

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Matthew 26:26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

Mark 14:22

And [while] they were eating, he took bread [and], [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them and said, "Take [it], this is my body."

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

Genesis 18:6

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Exodus 13:6

Seven days you will eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day [will be] a feast for Yahweh.

John 6:7

Philip replied to him, "Two hundred denarii [worth of] bread would not be enough for them, in order that each one could receive a little."

Topics on Bread

Baking Bread

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they had brought out from Egypt [as] cakes, unleavened bread, because it had no yeast when they were driven out from Egypt, and they were not able to delay, and also they had not made provisions for themselves.

Bread, As Food

40;6;11

Give us today our daily bread,

Bread, Figurative Of

23;30;20

And the Lord will give you [the] bread [of] distress and [the] water [of] oppression, but your teachers will not hide themselves any longer. And your eyes {shall see} your teachers.

Bread, Kinds Of

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they had brought out from Egypt [as] cakes, unleavened bread, because it had no yeast when they were driven out from Egypt, and they were not able to delay, and also they had not made provisions for themselves.

Breaking Of Bread

40;26;26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

Consecrated Bread

58;9;2

For a tent was prepared, the first [one], in which [were] the lampstand and the table and the presentation of the loaves, which is called the holy place.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

2;12;15-20

You will eat unleavened bread for seven days. Surely on the first day you shall remove yeast from your houses, because anyone [who] eats [food with] yeast from the first day until the seventh day--that person will be cut off from Israel.

Unleavened Bread

2;12;39

And they baked the dough that they had brought out from Egypt [as] cakes, unleavened bread, because it had no yeast when they were driven out from Egypt, and they were not able to delay, and also they had not made provisions for themselves.