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Genesis 24:32

So the servant went to the house and unbridled the camels. They provided straw and feed for the camels and water for washing his feet and those of the men with him.

Genesis 24:22-25

When the camels had finished drinking, the man took out a gold nose ring weighing a half shekel and two bracelets for her wrists, weighing 10 shekels and presented them to her. He asked her, "Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room in your father's house for us to spend the night?" "I am the daughter of Bethuel," she answered. "He's the son of Milcah and Nahor. read more.
And yes," she continued, "we have plenty of straw and feed, as well as a place to spend the night."

Judges 19:16-19

After they entered the city, they had to sit down in the public square because no one would take them into their home for the night. Just then, an old man was coming out of the fields that evening from work. The man was from the mountainous region of Ephraim and had been staying in Gibeah, even though the men of that place were descendants of Benjamin. As the old man looked up and saw the traveling man in the public square of the city, he asked, "Now then, where are you headed? And where are you from?" He replied, "We're traveling from Bethlehem in Judah to the remote part of the mountainous region of Ephraim, because I'm from there, and I've been visiting Bethlehem in Judah. I'm going home now, but no one will take me into his home. read more.
Meanwhile, we also have straw and fodder for our donkeys, and bread and wine for me, for this young woman servant, and for the young man who is with your servants. We don't need anything else."

1 Kings 4:27-28

His officers supplied provisions for King Solomon and for everyone who visited King Solomon's palace, each in their respective month of service responsibility. Nothing ever ran out. They also provided barley and straw for the horses and camels to their respective locations, each consistent with their responsibilities.

Isaiah 11:7

The cow and the bear will graze, and their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Isaiah 65:25

"The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; but as for the serpent its food will be dust! They won't harm or destroy on my entire holy mountain," says the LORD.

Exodus 5:6-7

That day Pharaoh ordered the taskmasters of the people and their officials, "You're no longer to give the people straw for making bricks, as in the past. They must gather straw for themselves.

Exodus 5:10-13

Then the taskmasters of the people and their officials went out and told the people, "This is Pharaoh's response: "I'll no longer give you any straw. Go get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it, but your work quotas won't be reduced at all.'" So the people scattered throughout the entire land of Egypt to collect stubble for straw.read more.
The taskmasters pressured them by saying, "Finish your work each day's quota just as when you were given straw."

Job 21:18

May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

Job 41:26-29

"Thrusting at him with a sword won't be effective, nor will spears, darts, or javelins. He regards iron like straw, and hardened bronze like a dead tree. Arrows won't make him flee; stones from a sling are only pebbles to him.read more.
Clubs are like twigs; he laughs at the whoosh of the javelin.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as flames of fire devour straw, as dry grass collapses in flames, so their root will be rotten, and their blossom will blow away like dust, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 33:11

You conceive dried grass, you give birth to stubble; your breath is a fire that will consume you.

Isaiah 25:10

For the LORD's power will rest on this mountain, but the Moabites will be trodden down beneath him, just as straw is trodden down in the slime of a manure pit.

Jeremiah 23:28

Let the prophet who has a dream relate the dream, but let whoever receives my message speak my message truthfully. What does straw have in common with wheat?" declares the LORD.

1 Corinthians 3:10-15

As an expert builder using the grace that God gave me, I laid the foundation, and someone else is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it. After all, no one can lay any other foundation than the one that is already laid, and that is Jesus the Messiah. Whether a person builds on this foundation with gold, silver, expensive stones, wood, hay, or straw, read more.
the workmanship of each person will become evident, for the day of judgment will show what it is, because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each person's action. If what a person has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward. If his work is burned up, he will suffer loss. However, he himself will be saved, but it will be like going through fire.

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Straw » Used for fodder

Genesis 24:32

So the servant went to the house and unbridled the camels. They provided straw and feed for the camels and water for washing his feet and those of the men with him.

Isaiah 65:25

"The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; but as for the serpent its food will be dust! They won't harm or destroy on my entire holy mountain," says the LORD.

Straw » Used for brick

Exodus 5:7

"You're no longer to give the people straw for making bricks, as in the past. They must gather straw for themselves.

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