'Food' in the Bible
And John was clothed in camel's hair, with a leather band about him; and his food was locusts and honey.
And the scribes of the Pharisees, when they saw that he was taking food with the tax-farmers and sinners, said to his disciples, Why does he take food and drink with such men?
And John's disciples and the Pharisees were taking no food: and they came and said to him, Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees go without food, but your disciples do not?
Jesus answered them, Can the wedding guests fast (abstain from food and drink) while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.
But the days will come when the husband will be taken away from them, and then they will go without food.
And he said to them, Have you no knowledge of what David did, when he had need and was without food, he, and those who were with him?
How he went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest, and took for food the holy bread, which only the priests may take, and gave it to those who were with him?
Then He went to a house [probably Peter's], but a throng came together again, so that Jesus and His disciples could not even take food.
And while he was doing it, some was dropped by the wayside, and the birds came and took it for food.
Now on the mountain side there was a great herd of pigs getting their food.
And he gave them special orders that they were not to say anything of this; and he said that some food was to be given to her.
And he said to them, Come away by yourselves to a quiet place, and take a rest for a time. Because there were a great number coming and going, and they had no time even for food.
Send them away, so that they may go into the country and small towns round about, and get some food for themselves.
But he said to them in answer, Give them food yourselves. And they said to him, Are we to go and get bread for two hundred pence, and give it to them?
And He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food and broke the loaves and He kept giving them to the disciples to set before them; and He divided up the two fish among them all.
And they all took of the food and had enough.
They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with 'unclean' (that is to say, unwashed)
Now the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not take food without washing their hands with care, keeping the old rule which has been handed down to them:
And when they come from the market-place, they take no food till their hands are washed; and a number of other orders there are, which have been handed down to them to keep--washings of cups and pots and brass vessels.
So the Pharisees and Scribes put the question to Him: "Why do your disciples transgress the traditions of the Elders, and eat their food with unclean hands?"
Because it goes not into the heart but into the stomach, and goes out with the waste? He said this, making all food clean.
And he said to her, Let the children first have their food: for it is not right to take the children's bread and give it to the dogs.
But she answered Him, Yes, Lord, yet even the small pups under the table eat the little children's scraps of food.
In those days again, when there was a great mass of people and they had no food, he made his disciples come to him and said to them,
I have pity for these people because they have been with me now three days, and have no food;
If I send them away to their houses with no food, they will be overcome by weariness on the way; and some of them have come from far.
So they ate and were filled; and they took up of the broken food that was left seven baskets.
And on the day after, when they had come out from Bethany, he was in need of food.
Nation will go to war with nation, and kingdom with kingdom: there will be earth-shocks in different places; there will be times when there is no food; these things are the first of the troubles.
And the passover and the unleavened food were after two days, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, by guile, having taken hold of him, they might kill him;
And the first day of the unleavened food, when they were killing the passover, his disciples say to him, 'Where wilt thou, that, having gone, we may prepare, that thou mayest eat the passover?'
And while they were seated taking food, Jesus said, Truly I say to you, One of you will be false to me, one who is taking food with me.
And while they were taking food, he took bread, and after blessing it, he gave the broken bread to them, and said, Take it: this is my body.
And later he was seen by the eleven themselves while they were taking food; and he said sharp words to them because they had no faith and their hearts were hard, and because they had no belief in those who had seen him after he had come back from the dead.
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