'Eat' in the Bible
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
While He was reclining at the table in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came as guests to eat with Jesus and His disciples.
When the Pharisees saw this, they asked His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat.
How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the shewbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests?
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."
But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat.
And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full.
And they that did eat were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.
These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.
Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets full.
And they that did eat were four thousand men, beside women and children.
'Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye eat up the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers, because of this ye shall receive more abundant judgment.
And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;
For I was hungry and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in;
"Then the righteous will say to him, "Lord, when did we see you hungry and give you something to eat, or thirsty and give you something to drink?
For I was hungry and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty and you gave Me nothing to drink;
Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover?
And as they did eat, he said, Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.
And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;
And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?
How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him?
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be given her to eat.
And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
Send them away, that they may go into the country round about, and into the villages, and buy themselves bread: for they have nothing to eat.
He answered and said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they say unto him, Shall we go and buy two hundred pennyworth of bread, and give them to eat?
And they did all eat, and were filled.
And they that did eat of the loaves were about five thousand men.
And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.
For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and of tables.
Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?
"Let the children first eat all they want," He said; "it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."
And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.
In those days the multitude being very great, and having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith unto them,
I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat:
So they did eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets.
And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.
And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover?
And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the house, The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?
And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, One of you which eateth with me shall betray me.
And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.
Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink?
And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.
How he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the shewbread, and gave also to them that were with him; which it is not lawful to eat but for the priests alone?
"Alas for you who now have plenty to eat, because you will be hungry! "Alas for you who laugh now, because you will mourn and weep aloud!
And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat.
Her spirit returned, and she got up at once. Then He gave orders that she be given something to eat.
Now the day was ending, and the twelve came and said to Him, "Send the crowd away, that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and find lodging and get something to eat; for here we are in a desolate place."
But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes; except we should go and buy meat for all this people.
(For there were about five thousand men.) And He said to His disciples, "Have them sit down to eat in groups of about fifty each."
And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.
And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you:
for a friend of mine has just come to my house from a distance, and I have nothing for him to eat'?
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;
then ye may begin to say, We did eat before thee, and did drink, and in our broad places thou didst teach;
People will come from east and west, and from north and south, and will eat in the kingdom of God.
And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him.
And when one of them that sat at meat with him heard these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.
and the Pharisees and the scribes were murmuring, saying -- This one doth receive sinners, and doth eat with them.'
And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
"Then he came to his senses and said, "How many of my father's hired men have more food than they can eat, and here I am starving to death!
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
who longed to eat what fell from the rich man's table. In addition, the dogs came and licked his sores.
"Which one of you having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he comes in from the field, 'Come at once and sit down to eat'?
And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and serve me, till I have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink?
They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare us the passover, that we may eat.
And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?
And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer:
For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.
That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
But while they still could not believe because of [their] joy and were amazed, He asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
And he took it, and did eat before them.
And his disciples remembered that it is written, 'The zeal of Thy house did eat me up;'
In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, Master, eat.
But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him ought to eat?
When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat?
(Howbeit there came other boats from Tiberias nigh unto the place where they did eat bread, after that the Lord had given thanks:)
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.
Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die.
I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.
This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.
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