'Eating' in the Bible
In the top basket were all sorts of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.”
They served him by himself, his brothers by themselves, and the Egyptians who were eating with him by themselves, because Egyptians could not eat with Hebrews, since that is abhorrent to them.
When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating from the previous harvest. You will be eating this until the ninth year when its harvest comes in.
I gave you a land you did not labor for, and cities you did not build, though you live in them; you are eating from vineyards and olive groves you did not plant.’
Wash, put on perfumed oil, and wear your best clothes. Go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
Some reported to Saul: “Look, the troops are sinning against the Lord by eating meat with the blood still in it.”Saul said, “You have been unfaithful. Roll a large stone over here at once.”
He then said, “Go among the troops and say to them, ‘Each man must bring me his ox or his sheep. Do the slaughtering here and then you can eat. Don’t sin against the Lord by eating meat with the blood in it.’” So every one of the troops brought his ox that night and slaughtered it there.
So he led him, and there were the Amalekites, spread out over the entire area, eating, drinking, and celebrating because of the great amount of plunder they had taken from the land of the Philistines and the land of Judah.
For today he went down and lavishly sacrificed oxen, fattened cattle, and sheep. He invited all the sons of the king, the commanders of the army, and Abiathar the priest. And look! They’re eating and drinking in his presence, and they’re saying, ‘Long live King Adonijah!’
Adonijah and all the invited guests who were with him heard the noise as they finished eating. Joab heard the sound of the ram’s horn and said, “Why is the town in such an uproar?”
Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea; they were eating, drinking, and rejoicing.
They spent three days there eating and drinking with David, for their relatives had provided for them.
One day when Job’s sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house,
He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “Your sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house.
When he fills his stomach,God will send His burning anger against him,raining it down on him while he is eating.
They exchanged their gloryfor the image of a grass-eating ox.
In vain you get up early and stay up late,working hard to have enough food—yes, He gives sleep to the one He loves.
By the time he learns to reject what is bad and choose what is good, he will be eating butter and honey.
But look: joy and gladness,butchering of cattle, slaughtering of sheep,eating of meat, and drinking of wine—“Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!”
It will be like a hungry one who dreams he is eating,then wakes and is still hungry;and like a thirsty one who dreams he is drinking,then wakes and is still thirsty, longing for water.So it will be for all the many nationswho go to battle against Mount Zion.
sitting among the graves,spending nights in secret places,eating the meat of pigs,and putting polluted broth in their bowls.
Then examine our appearance and the appearance of the young men who are eating the king’s food, and deal with your servants based on what you see.”
At the end of 10 days they looked better and healthier than all the young men who were eating the king’s food.
When the locusts finished eating the vegetation of the land, I said, “Lord God, please forgive! How will Jacob survive since he is so small?”
For John did not come eating or drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”
These are the things that defile a man, but eating with unwashed hands does not defile a man.”
For in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah boarded the ark.
While they were eating, He said, “I assure you: One of you will betray Me.”
As they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take and eat it; this is My body.”
When the scribes of the Pharisees saw that He was eating with sinners and tax collectors, they asked His disciples, “Why does He eat with tax collectors and sinners?”
They observed that some of His disciples were eating their bread with unclean—that is, unwashed—hands.
Then the Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, “Why don’t Your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders, instead of eating bread with ritually unclean hands?”
While they were reclining and eating, Jesus said, “I assure you: One of you will betray Me—one who is eating with Me!”
As they were eating, He took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.”
On a Sabbath, He passed through the grainfields. His disciples were picking heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating them.
For John the Baptist did not come eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’
The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’
Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don’t be moving from house to house.
He longed to eat his fill from the carob pods the pigs were eating, but no one would give him any.
People went on eating, drinking, marrying and giving in marriage until the day Noah boarded the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot: People went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building.
but instead we should write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from blood.
that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. You will do well if you keep yourselves from these things.Farewell.
After going upstairs, breaking the bread, and eating, Paul conversed a considerable time until dawn. Then he left.
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
But whoever doubts stands condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from a conviction, and everything that is not from a conviction is sin.
About eating food offered to idols, then, we know that “an idol is nothing in the world,” and that “there is no God but one.”
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