Eating, Metaphorical Use

Most Relevant Verses

John 6:50

This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that someone may eat from it and not die.

Psalm 14:4

All who do evil--do they not know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on Yahweh.

Psalm 53:4

Do not evildoers know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on God.

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked deeds with men [who] do iniquity; and do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Proverbs 1:29-31

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh, they were not willing [to accept] my counsel, they despised all my reproof. They shall eat from the fruit of their way, and they shall be sated from their own schemes,

Proverbs 4:17

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

Isaiah 55:1-2

"Ho! Everyone thirsty, come to the waters! And whoever has no money, come, buy and eat, and come, buy without money, wine and milk without price! 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.

Ezekiel 3:1-3

And he said to me, "Son of man, what you find, eat! Eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel." And I opened my mouth, and he gave me this scroll to eat, and he said to me, "Son of man, you must give your stomach [this] to eat, and you must fill your belly [with] this scroll that I [am] giving to you." And I ate, and it became {like sweet honey} in my mouth.

Micah 3:1-3

And I said, "Listen, O heads of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel! [Is it] not for you to know justice? [Those of you who are] haters of good and lovers of evil, [who] tear their skin from them and their flesh from their bones, and who eat the flesh of my people, and strip their skin from them, and break their bones, and chop [them] like meat in the pot, and like flesh in the midst of a cooking pot."

Revelation 10:9

And I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll, and he said to me, "Take and eat it up, and it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey."

Revelation 17:16

And the ten horns that you saw and the beast, these will hate the prostitute and will make her desolate and naked, and they will eat her flesh and will burn her up with fire.

Revelation 19:17-19

And I saw one angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly {directly overhead}, "Come! Assemble for the great banquet of God, in order that you may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of military tribunes, and the flesh of the powerful, and the flesh of horses and those seated on them, and the flesh of all [people], both free and slave, and small and great!" And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to make war with the one who is seated on the horse and with his army.