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27 Bible Verses about Bread

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John 6:51

I am the living bread come down out of Heaven. If a man eats this bread, he shall live for ever. Moreover the bread which I will give is my flesh given for the life of the world."

Matthew 26:26

During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body."

Matthew 7:9

What man is there among you, who if his son shall ask him for bread will offer him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

Whoever, therefore, in an unworthy manner, eats the bread or drinks from the cup of the Lord sins against the body and blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

And what father is there among you, who, if his son asks for a slice of bread, will offer him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish offer him a snake?

Luke 22:19

Then, taking a Passover biscuit, He gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is being given on your behalf: this do in remembrance of me."

Luke 11:5

And He said to them, "Which of you shall have a friend and shall go to him in the middle of the night and say, "'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread;

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to Heaven He blessed them and broke them into portions which He gave to the disciples to distribute to the people.

John 6:31

Our forefathers ate the manna in the Desert, as it is written, 'He gave them bread out of Heaven to eat'."

Matthew 15:26

"It is not right," He said, "to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

1 Corinthians 11:23

For it was from the Lord that I received the facts which, in turn, I handed on to you; how that the Lord Jesus, on the night He was to be betrayed, took some bread,

1 Corinthians 11:24

and after giving thanks He broke it and said, "This is my body which is about to be broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

1 Corinthians 11:28

But let a man examine himself, and, having done that, then let him eat the bread and drink from the cup.

From Thematic Bible


Bread » Hallowed

Bread » General references to

Bread » Baking of

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

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people.

Acts 27:35

Having said this he took some bread, and, after giving thanks to God for it before them all, he broke it in pieces and began to eat it.

Luke 24:30

But as soon as He had sat down with them, and had taken the bread and had blessed and broken it, and was handing it to them,

Acts 20:11

Then he went upstairs again, broke bread, and took some food; and after a long conversation which was continued till daybreak, at last he parted from them.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Bread » Often given as a present

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

Bread » Sacrificed

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

Mark 8:14

Now they had forgotten to take bread, nor had they more than a single loaf with them in the boat;

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Matthew 13:33

Another parable He spoke to them. "The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "is like yeast which a woman takes and buries in a bushel of flour, for it to work there till the whole mass has risen."

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Bread » Was kneaded

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

Matthew 26:26

During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For it was from the Lord that I received the facts which, in turn, I handed on to you; how that the Lord Jesus, on the night He was to be betrayed, took some bread, and after giving thanks He broke it and said, "This is my body which is about to be broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people. So all ate, and were fully satisfied. The broken portions that remained over they gathered up, filling twelve baskets. Those who had eaten were about 5,000 adult men, without reckoning women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

"How many loaves have you?" Jesus asked. "Seven," they said, "and a few small fish." So He bade all the people sit down on the ground, and He took the seven loaves and the fish, and after giving thanks He broke them up and then distributed them to the disciples, and they to the people. read more.
And they all ate and were satisfied. The broken portions that remained over they took up--seven full hampers.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

Matthew 26:26

During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For it was from the Lord that I received the facts which, in turn, I handed on to you; how that the Lord Jesus, on the night He was to be betrayed, took some bread, and after giving thanks He broke it and said, "This is my body which is about to be broken for you. Do this in memory of me."

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore let us keep our festival not with old yeast nor with the yeast of what is evil and mischievous, but with bread free from yeast--the bread of transparent sincerity and of truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

and He told all the people to sit down on the grass. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and after looking up to heaven and blessing them, He broke up the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples distributed them to the people.

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

Bread » Usually leavened

Matthew 13:33

Another parable He spoke to them. "The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "is like yeast which a woman takes and buries in a bushel of flour, for it to work there till the whole mass has risen."

Bread » How prepared » On coals

John 21:9

As soon as they landed, they saw a charcoal fire burning there, with fish broiling on it, and bread close by.

Bread » Figurative

Bread » In times of scarcity, sold by weight

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Bread » Made by women

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

Bread » Making of, a trade

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

But when evening was come, the disciples came to Him and said, "This is an uninhabited place, and the best of the day is now gone; send the people away to go into the villages and buy something to eat."

Matthew 15:33

"Where can we," asked the disciples, "get bread enough in this remote place to satisfy so vast a multitude?"

Bread » Kept in baskets

Bread » Was formed into » Wafers

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

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

Luke 16:21

covered with sores and longing to make a full meal off the scraps flung on the floor from the rich man's table. Nay, the dogs, too, used to come and lick his sores.

Matthew 15:27

"Be it so, Sir," she said, "for even the dogs eat the scraps which fall from their masters' tables."

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

John 21:9

As soon as they landed, they saw a charcoal fire burning there, with fish broiling on it, and bread close by.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Bread » Given by God

Bread » Made of » Barley

Bread » Called the staff of life

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

Bread » Traffic in

Mark 6:37

"Give them food yourselves," He replied. "Are we," they asked, "to go and buy two hundred shillings' worth of bread and give them food?"

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Bread » Served round after funerals

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

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

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Bread » By idolaters

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

Bread » Illustrative » (of idleness,) of sloth

Bread » Plenty of, promised to the obedient

Bread » Illustrative » (of wickedness,) of oppression

Bread » Illustrative » (fulness of,) of abundance

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

Bread » Ordinary, called common bread

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

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

For God's bread is that which comes down out of Heaven and gives Life to the world." "Sir," they said, "always give us that bread." "I am the bread of Life," replied Jesus; "he who comes to me shall never hunger, and he who believes in me shall never, never thirst.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Bread » Corn ground for making

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that Moses did not give you the bread out of Heaven, but my Father is giving you the bread--the true bread--out of Heaven. For God's bread is that which comes down out of Heaven and gives Life to the world." "Sir," they said, "always give us that bread." read more.
"I am the bread of Life," replied Jesus; "he who comes to me shall never hunger, and he who believes in me shall never, never thirst.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Bread » Meal

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Bread » Made by men

Bread » Barley

Bread » Manna

the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Bread

Food » List of articles » Bread

John 6:7

"Seven pounds' worth of bread," replied Philip, "is not enough for them all to get even a scanty meal."

Food » Articles of » Bread

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Matthew 26:26

During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body."

Mark 14:22

Also during the meal He took a Passover biscuit, blessed it, and broke it. He then gave it to them, saying, "Take this, it is my body."

Luke 22:19

Then, taking a Passover biscuit, He gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is being given on your behalf: this do in remembrance of me."

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

John 6:7

"Seven pounds' worth of bread," replied Philip, "is not enough for them all to get even a scanty meal."

Topics on Bread

Bread, Figurative Of

John 6:33-35

For God's bread is that which comes down out of Heaven and gives Life to the world."

Consecrated Bread

Hebrews 9:2

For a sacred tent was constructed--the outer one, in which were the lamp and the table and the presented loaves; and this is called the Holy place.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

Mark 14:1

It was now two days before the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the High Priests and Scribes were bent on finding how to seize Him by stratagem and put Him to death.

Unleavened Bread

1 Corinthians 5:6-8

It is no good thing--this which you make the ground of your boasting. Do you not know that a little yeast corrupts the whole of the dough?