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38 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I am the living bread which came down out of heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. Yes, the bread which I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."

Ezekiel 4:9

Take for yourself also wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of it; [according to] the number of the days that you shall lie on your side, even three hundred ninety days, you shall eat of it.

Matthew 7:9

Or who is there among you, who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever eats this bread or drinks the Lord's cup in a way unworthy of the Lord will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

"Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won't give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Luke 11:5

He said to them, "Which of you, if you go to a friend at midnight, and tell him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,

Luke 9:16

He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, he blessed them, and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude.

John 6:31

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

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go your way -- eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already accepted your works.

Joshua 9:12

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

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered, "It is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord that which also I delivered 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 as you have said; but make me of it a little cake first, and bring it out to me, and afterward make some for you and for your son.

1 Corinthians 11:24

When he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body, which is broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you, and allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you didn't know, neither did your fathers know; that he might make you know that man does not live by bread only, but by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of Yahweh does man live.

Amos 8:11

Behold, the days come," says the Lord Yahweh, "that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of Yahweh.

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Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

"On the table of show bread they shall spread a blue cloth, and put on it the dishes, the spoons, the bowls, and the cups with which to pour out; and the continual bread shall be on it.

Exodus 25:30

You shall set bread of the presence on the table before me always.

Leviticus 24:5

"You shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes of it: two tenth parts of an ephah shall be in one cake.

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him holy [bread]; for there was no bread there but the show bread, that was taken from before Yahweh, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

Some of their brothers, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the show bread, to prepare it every Sabbath.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

A man from Baal Shalishah came, and brought the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain in his sack. He said, "Give to the people, that they may eat."

1 Samuel 16:20

Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a young goat, and sent them by David his son to Saul.

Genesis 18:5

I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said."

Bread » Baking of

1 Samuel 28:24

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

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Exodus 16:23

He said to them, "This is that which Yahweh has spoken, 'Tomorrow is a solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to Yahweh. Bake that which you want to bake, and boil that which you want to boil; and all that remains over lay up for yourselves to be kept until the morning.'"

Leviticus 2:4

"'When you offer an offering of a meal offering baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

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

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

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

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

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Jeremiah 7:18

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

Exodus 8:3

and the river shall swarm with frogs, which shall go up and come into your house, and into your bedroom, and on your bed, and into the house of your servants, and on your people, and into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs:

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.

Acts 27:35

When he had said this, and had taken bread, he gave thanks to God in the presence of all, and he broke it, and began to eat.

Luke 24:30

It happened, that when he had sat down at the table with them, he took the bread and gave thanks. Breaking it, he gave to them.

Acts 20:11

When he had gone up, and had broken bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even until break of day, he departed.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

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

Genesis 18:5

I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said."

Genesis 27:17

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

Judges 19:5

It happened on the fourth day, that they arose early in the morning, and he rose up to depart: and the young lady's father said to his son-in-law, "Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread, and afterward you shall go your way."

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread, two bottles of wine, five sheep ready dressed, five measures of parched grain, one hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that Yahweh will look on the wrong done to me, and that Yahweh will repay me good for the cursing of me today."

1 Chronicles 12:40

Moreover those who were near to them, [even] as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on donkeys, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, food of meal, cakes of figs, and clusters of raisins, and wine, and oil, and cattle, and sheep in abundance: for there was joy in Israel.

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

1 Samuel 2:36

It shall happen, that everyone who is left in your house shall come and bow down to him for a piece of silver and a loaf of bread, and shall say, "Please put me into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a morsel of bread."'"

Lamentations 1:11

All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for food to refresh the soul: look, Yahweh, and see; for I am become abject.

Bread » Sacrificed

1 Samuel 2:36

It shall happen, that everyone who is left in your house shall come and bow down to him for a piece of silver and a loaf of bread, and shall say, "Please put me into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a morsel of bread."'"

Leviticus 21:6

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

Leviticus 21:8

You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy to you: for I Yahweh, who sanctify you, am holy.

Leviticus 21:17

"Say to Aaron, 'None of your seed throughout their generations who has a blemish, may approach to offer the bread of his God.

Leviticus 21:21-22

no man of the seed of Aaron the priest who has a blemish, shall come near to offer the offerings of Yahweh made by fire. Since 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 holy.

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

Jesse said to David his son, "Now take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry [them] quickly to the camp to your brothers;

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread, two bottles of wine, five sheep ready dressed, five measures of parched grain, one hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.

1 Samuel 10:3

"Then you shall go on forward from there, and you shall come to the oak of Tabor; and three men shall meet you there going up to God to Bethel, one carrying three young goats, and another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a bottle of wine:

1 Kings 14:3

Take with you ten loaves, and cakes, and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will become of the child."

Mark 8:14

They forgot to take bread; and they didn't have more than one loaf in the boat with them.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

"'When you offer an offering of a meal offering baked in the oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

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

Exodus 8:3

and the river shall swarm with frogs, which shall go up and come into your house, and into your bedroom, and on your bed, and into the house of your servants, and on your people, and into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs:

Leviticus 7:9

Every meal offering that is baked in the oven, and all that is dressed in the pan, and on the griddle, shall be the priest's who offers it.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and cut off from it man and animal;

Ezekiel 5:16

when I shall send on them the evil arrows of famine, that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine on you, and will break your staff of bread;

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay:

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

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

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring out of your habitations two loaves of bread for a wave offering made of two tenth parts of an ephah of fine flour. They shall be baked with yeast, for first fruits to Yahweh.

Amos 4:5

offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim free will offerings and brag about them: for this pleases you, you children of Israel," says the Lord Yahweh.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Genesis 39:6

He left all that he had in Joseph's hand. He didn't concern himself with anything, except for the food which he ate. Joseph was well-built and handsome.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

Though the Lord may give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your teachers won't be hidden anymore, but your eyes will see your teachers;

1 Kings 22:27

Say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace."'"

Hosea 9:4

They won't pour out wine offerings to Yahweh, neither will they be pleasing to him. Their sacrifices will be to them like the bread of mourners; all who eat of it will be polluted; for their bread will be for their appetite. It will not come into the house of Yahweh.

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

when I shall send on them the evil arrows of famine, that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine on you, and will break your staff of bread;

Psalm 105:16

He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies.

Isaiah 3:1

For, behold, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah supply and support, the whole supply of bread, and the whole supply of water;

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Jeremiah 7:18

The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of the sky, and to pour out drink offerings to 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 also I delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread. When he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body, which is broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

1 Samuel 28:24

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

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil: you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Genesis 19:3

He urged them greatly, and they came in with him, and entered into his house. He made them a feast, and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.

Judges 6:19

Gideon went in, and prepared a young goat, and unleavened cakes of an ephah of meal. He put the meat in a basket and he put the broth in a pot, and brought it out to him under the oak, and presented it.

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes. They all ate, and were filled. They took up twelve baskets full of that which remained left over from the broken pieces. Those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" They said, "Seven, and a few small fish." He commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground; and he took the seven loaves and the fish. He gave thanks and broke them, and gave to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes. read more.
They all ate, and were filled. They took up seven baskets full of the broken pieces that were left over.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

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

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil: you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

1 Kings 4:22

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

Psalm 81:16

But he would have also fed them with the finest of the wheat. I will satisfy you with honey out of the rock." A Psalm by Asaph.

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord that which also I delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread. When he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body, which is broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

Exodus 12:18

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, you shall eat unleavened bread, until the twenty first day of the month at evening.

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old yeast, neither with the yeast of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.

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

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because there is one loaf of bread, we, who are many, are one body; for we all partake of the one loaf of bread.

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

You shall bring out of your habitations two loaves of bread for a wave offering made of two tenth parts of an ephah of fine flour. They shall be baked with yeast, for first fruits to Yahweh.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

He looked, and behold, there was at his head a cake baked on the coals, and a jar of water. He ate and drank, and laid down again.

Isaiah 44:19

No one thinks, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, "I have burned part of it in the fire. Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals. I have roasted meat and eaten it. Shall I make the rest of it into an abomination? Shall I bow down to a tree trunk?"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Bread » Figurative

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because there is one loaf of bread, we, who are many, are one body; for we all partake of the one loaf of bread.

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which doesn't satisfy? listen diligently to me, and eat you 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 your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight: and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay:

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

He dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude of Israel, both to men and women, to everyone a cake of bread, and a portion [of flesh], and a cake of raisins. So all the people departed everyone to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do as you have said; but make me of it a little cake first, and bring it out to me, and afterward make some for you and for your son.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

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

Hosea 7:4-7

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened. On the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine. He joined his hand with mockers. For they have prepared their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait. Their baker sleeps all the night. In the morning it burns as a flaming fire. read more.
They are all hot as an oven, and devour their judges. All their kings have fallen. There is no one among them who calls to me.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

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

Leviticus 26:26

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

Jeremiah 7:18

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

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him holy [bread]; for there was no bread there but the show bread, that was taken from before Yahweh, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

The priest answered David, and said, "There is no common bread under my hand, but there is holy bread; if only the young men have kept themselves 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. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

Genesis 40:2

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

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

When evening had come, his disciples came to him, saying, "This place is deserted, and the hour is already late. Send the multitudes away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food."

Matthew 15:33

The disciples said to him, "Where should we get so many loaves in a deserted place 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 to Joseph, "I also was in my dream, and behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head.

Exodus 29:32

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

Bread » Was formed into » Wafers

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.

Exodus 29:23

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

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

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.

Isaiah 3:7

In that day he will cry out, saying, "I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing. You shall not make me 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 that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

Matthew 15:27

But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil: you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

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

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil: you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Psalm 81:16

But he would have also fed them with the finest of the wheat. I will satisfy you with honey out of the rock." A Psalm by Asaph.

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

No one thinks, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, "I have burned part of it in the fire. Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals. I have roasted meat and eaten it. Shall I make the rest of it into an abomination? Shall I bow down to a tree trunk?"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw 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 shoes on their feet, and wore old garments. All the bread of their provision was dry and moldy.

Joshua 9:12

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

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Isaiah 55:10

For as the rain comes down and the snow from the sky, and doesn't return there, but waters the earth, and makes it bring forth and bud, and gives seed to the sower and bread to the eater;

Bread » Given by God

Ruth 1:6

Then she arose with her daughters-in-law, that she might return from the country of Moab: for she had heard in the country of Moab how that Yahweh had visited his people in giving them bread.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

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

Bread » Called the staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and cut off from it man and animal;

Ezekiel 5:16

when I shall send on them the evil arrows of famine, that are for destruction, which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine on you, and will break your staff of bread;

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay:

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

If your offering is a meal offering of the griddle, it shall be of unleavened fine flour, mixed with oil.

Leviticus 2:7

If your offering is a meal offering of the pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

2 Samuel 13:6-9

So Amnon lay down and faked being sick. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand." Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him." So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. She took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes. read more.
She took the pan, and poured them out before him; but he refused to eat. Amnon said, "Have all men leave me." Every man went out from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

She said, "As Yahweh your God lives, I don't have a cake, but a handful of meal in the jar, and a little oil in the jar. Behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die."

2 Samuel 6:19

He dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude of Israel, both to men and women, to everyone a cake of bread, and a portion [of flesh], and a cake of raisins. So all the people departed everyone 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. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard.

Mark 6:37

But he answered them, "You give them something to eat." They asked him, "Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread, and give them something to eat?"

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

then it shall be that when you eat of the bread of the land, you shall offer up a wave offering to Yahweh. Of the first of your dough you shall offer up a cake for a wave offering: as the wave offering of the threshing floor, so you shall heave it.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread. So I spoke to the people in the morning; and at even my wife died; and I did in the morning as I was commanded. The people said to me, Won't you tell us what these things are to us, that you do so? read more.
Then I said to them, The word of Yahweh came to me, saying, Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pities; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind shall fall by the sword. You shall do as I have done: you shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men.

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

"Then you shall go on forward from there, and you shall come to the oak of Tabor; and three men shall meet you there going up to God to Bethel, one carrying three young goats, and another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a bottle of wine: and they will greet you, and give you two loaves of bread, which you shall receive of their hand.

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

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land in which you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

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

Exodus 16:21

They gathered it morning by morning, everyone according to his eating. When the sun grew hot, it melted.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

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

Jeremiah 44:19

When we burned incense to the queen of the sky, and poured out drink offerings to her, did we make her cakes to worship 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

Your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall reach to the sowing time; and you 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

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

Say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this fellow 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

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

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

Isaiah 30:20

Though the Lord may give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your teachers won't be hidden anymore, but your eyes will see your teachers;

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world." They said therefore to him, "Lord, always give us this bread." Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will not be hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

The people went around, gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it. Its taste was like the taste of fresh oil.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

You shall set bread of the presence on the table before me always.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

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

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Bread flour must be ground; so he will not always be threshing it. Although he drives the wheel of his threshing cart over it, his horses don't grind it.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

You shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it in their sight with dung that comes out of man.

Ezekiel 4:15

Then he said to me, Behold, I have given you cow's dung for man's dung, and you shall prepare your bread thereon.

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Jesus therefore said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, it wasn't Moses who gave you the bread out of heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread out of heaven. For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world." They said therefore to him, "Lord, always give us this bread." read more.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will not be hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

Take for yourself also wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of it; [according to] the number of the days that you shall lie on your side, even three hundred ninety days, you shall eat of it.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

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

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

unleavened bread, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil: you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

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

Bread » Meal

1 Kings 17:12

She said, "As Yahweh your God lives, I don't have a cake, but a handful of meal in the jar, and a little oil in the jar. Behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die."

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

1 Kings 14:3

Take with you ten loaves, and cakes, and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will become of the child."

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

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

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

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

Bread » Manna

Numbers 11:8

The people went around, gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it. Its taste was like the taste of fresh oil.

the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Jesse said to David his son, "Now take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry [them] quickly to the camp to your brothers;

Genesis 18:5

I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said."

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Jesse said to David his son, "Now take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry [them] quickly to the camp to your brothers;

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Exodus 13:6

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

John 6:7

Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Jesse said to David his son, "Now take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry [them] quickly to the camp to your brothers;

Genesis 18:5

I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said."

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Mark 14:22

As they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had blessed, he broke it, and gave to them, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body."

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Jesse said to David his son, "Now take for your brothers an ephah of this parched grain, and these ten loaves, and carry [them] quickly to the camp to your brothers;

Genesis 18:6

Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."

Exodus 13:6

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

John 6:7

Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."

Topics on Bread

Baking Bread

Exodus 12:39

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt; for it wasn't leavened, because they were thrust out of Egypt, and couldn't wait, neither had they prepared for themselves any food.

Bread, Figurative Of

Isaiah 30:20

Though the Lord may give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your teachers won't be hidden anymore, but your eyes will see your teachers;

Bread, Kinds Of

Exodus 12:39

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt; for it wasn't leavened, because they were thrust out of Egypt, and couldn't wait, neither had they prepared for themselves any food.

Consecrated Bread

Hebrews 9:2

For a tabernacle was prepared. In the first part were the lampstand, the table, and the show bread; which is called the Holy Place.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:15-20

"'Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away yeast 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

They baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt; for it wasn't leavened, because they were thrust out of Egypt, and couldn't wait, neither had they prepared for themselves any food.