33 Bible Verses about Reclining To Eat
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While they were at the table eating, Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, one of you eating with me will betray me."
Then he directed the crowd to sit down on the ground. After he took the seven loaves and gave thanks, he broke them and began giving them to the disciples to serve. So they served the crowd.
Then he instructed the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and two fish, and looking up to heaven he gave thanks and broke the loaves. He gave them to the disciples, who in turn gave them to the crowds.
After instructing the crowd to sit down on the ground,
Then he directed them all to sit down in groups on the green grass.
So they did as Jesus directed, and the people all sat down.
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." (Now there was a lot of grass in that place.) So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.
So they reclined in groups of hundreds and fifties.
(Now about five thousand men were there.) Then he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each."
As Jesus was having a meal in Matthew's house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with Jesus and his disciples.
a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of expensive perfumed oil, and she poured it on his head as he was at the table.
Now while Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon the leper, reclining at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of costly aromatic oil from pure nard. After breaking open the jar, she poured it on his head.
As he spoke, a Pharisee invited Jesus to have a meal with him, so he went in and took his place at the table.
When he had taken his place at the table with them, he took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.
When it was evening, he took his place at the table with the twelve.
Now when the hour came, Jesus took his place at the table and the apostles joined him.
But those who were at the table with him began to say among themselves, "Who is this, who even forgives sins?"
As Jesus was having a meal in Levi's home, many tax collectors and sinners were eating with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many who followed him.
So they prepared a dinner for Jesus there. Martha was serving, and Lazarus was among those present at the table with him.
When one of those at the meal with Jesus heard this, he said to him, "Blessed is everyone who will feast in the kingdom of God!"
One of his disciples, the one Jesus loved, was at the table to the right of Jesus in a place of honor.
Then the disciple whom Jesus loved leaned back against Jesus' chest and asked him, "Lord, who is it?"
Peter turned around and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them. (This was the disciple who had leaned back against Jesus' chest at the meal and asked, "Lord, who is the one who is going to betray you?")
I tell you, many will come from the east and west to share the banquet with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Then he appeared to the eleven themselves, while they were eating, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen him resurrected.
Now one of the Pharisees asked Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table.
Blessed are those slaves whom their master finds alert when he returns! I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, have them take their place at the table, and will come and wait on them!
Then people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and take their places at the banquet table in the kingdom of God.
But when you are invited, go and take the least important place, so that when your host approaches he will say to you, 'Friend, move up here to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who share the meal with you.
"Would any one of you say to your slave who comes in from the field after plowing or shepherding sheep, 'Come at once and sit down for a meal'?
For who is greater, the one who is seated at the table, or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is seated at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.
Therefore they will now be the first to go into exile, and the religious banquets where they sprawl on couches will end.
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