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11 Bible Verses about Grinding Food

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Job 31:10

let my own wife grind grain for another man,
and let other men sleep with her.

Ecclesiastes 12:3

on the day when the guardians of the house tremble,
and the strong men stoop,
the women who grind cease because they are few,
and the ones who watch through the windows see dimly,

Numbers 11:8

The people walked around and gathered it. They ground it on a pair of grinding stones or crushed it in a mortar, then boiled it in a cooking pot and shaped it into cakes. It tasted like a pastry cooked with the finest oil.

Judges 16:21

The Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes. They brought him down to Gaza and bound him with bronze shackles, and he was forced to grind grain in the prison.

Isaiah 47:2

Take millstones and grind meal;
remove your veil,
strip off your skirt, bare your thigh,
wade through the streams.

Lamentations 5:13

Young men labor at millstones;
boys stumble under loads of wood.

Ecclesiastes 12:4

the doors at the street are shut
while the sound of the mill fades;
when one rises at the sound of a bird,
and all the daughters of song grow faint.

Zephaniah 1:11

Wail, you residents of the Hollow,
for all the merchants will be silenced;
all those loaded with silver will be cut off.

Luke 17:35

Two women will be grinding grain together: One will be taken and the other left.

Revelation 18:22

The sound of harpists, musicians,
flutists, and trumpeters
will never be heard in you again;
no craftsman of any trade
will ever be found in you again;
the sound of a mill
will never be heard in you again;

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