'Food' in the Bible
And God saith, 'Lo, I have given to you every herb sowing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree sowing seed, to you it is for food;
and to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to every creeping thing on the earth, in which is breath of life, every green herb is for food:' and it is so.
and Jehovah God causeth to sprout from the ground every tree desirable for appearance, and good for food, and the tree of life in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
And the woman seeth that the tree is good for food, and that it is pleasant to the eyes, and the tree is desirable to make one wise, and she taketh of its fruit and eateth, and giveth also to her husband with her, and he doth eat;
'And thou, take to thyself of all food that is eaten; and thou hast gathered unto thyself, and it hath been to thee and to them for food.'
Every creeping thing that is alive, to you it is for food; as the green herb I have given to you the whole;
And they take the whole substance of Sodom and Gomorrah, and the whole of their food, and go away;
and in the uppermost basket are of all kinds of Pharaoh's food, work of a baker; and the birds are eating them out of the basket, from off my head.'
and they gather all the food of these good years that are coming, and heap up corn under the hand of Pharaoh -- food in the cities; and they have kept it,
and the food hath been for a store for the land, for the seven years of famine which are in the land of Egypt; and the land is cut off by the famine.'
And he gathereth all the food of the seven years which have been in the land of Egypt, and putteth food in the cities; the food of the field which is round about each city hath he put in its midst;
And Joseph seeth his brethren, and discerneth them, and maketh himself strange unto them, and speaketh with them sharp things, and saith unto them, 'From whence have ye come?' and they say, 'From the land of Canaan -- to buy food.'
And they say unto him, 'No, my lord, but thy servants have come to buy food;
and it cometh to pass, when they have finished eating the corn which they brought from Egypt, that their father saith unto them, 'Turn back, buy for us a little food.'
if thou art sending our brother with us, we go down, and buy for thee food,
and say, 'O, my lord, we really come down at the commencement to buy food;
and other money have we brought down in our hand to buy food; we have not known who put our money in our bags.'
And he commandeth him who is over his house, saying, 'Fill the bags of the men with food, as they are able to bear, and put the money of each in the mouth of his bag;
and our father saith, Turn back, buy for us a little food,
and to his father he hath sent thus: ten asses bearing of the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses bearing corn and bread, even food for his father for the way.
and it hath come to pass in the increases, that ye have given a fifth to Pharaoh, and four of the parts are for yourselves, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for those who are in your houses, and for food for your infants.'
And the sons of Israel see, and say one unto another, 'What is it?' for they have not known what it is; and Moses saith unto them, 'It is the bread which Jehovah hath given to you for food.
If another woman he take for him, her food, her covering, and her habitation, he doth not withdraw;
Of all the food which is eaten, that on which cometh such water, is unclean, and all drink which is drunk in any such vessel is unclean;
'And when any of the beasts which are to you for food dieth, he who is coming against its carcase is unclean till the evening;
And when ye come in unto the land, and have planted all kinds of trees for food, then ye have reckoned as uncircumcised its fruit, three years it is to you uncircumcised, it is not eaten,
and the sun hath gone in, and he hath been clean, and afterwards he doth eat of the holy things, for it is his food;
'And the sabbath of the land hath been to you for food, to thee, and to thy man-servant, and to thy handmaid, and to thy hireling, and to thy settler, who are sojourning with thee;
and to thy cattle, and to the beast which is in thy land, is all thine increase for food.
thy money thou givest not to him in usury, and for increase thou givest not thy food;
and in the fifteenth day of this month is a festival, seven days unleavened food is eaten;
'Food ye buy from them with money, and have eaten; and also water ye buy from them with money, and have drunk,
food for money thou dost sell me, and I have eaten; and water for money thou dost give to me, and I have drunk; only, let me pass over on my feet, --
'Thou dost not lend in usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of food, usury of anything which is lent on usury.
and thy carcase hath been for food to every fowl of the heavens, and to the beast of the earth, and there is none causing trembling.
And he bringeth him in to his house, and mixeth food for the asses, and they wash their feet, and eat and drink.
And the men of Israel have been distressed on that day, and Saul adjureth the people, saying, 'Cursed is the man who eateth food till the evening, and I have been avenged of mine enemies;' and none of the people hath tasted food.
And a man of the people answereth and saith, 'Thy father certainly adjured the people, saying, Cursed is the man who eateth food to-day; and the people are weary.'
And David is hidden in the field, and it is the new moon, and the king sitteth down by the food to eat,
And it cometh to pass on the second morrow of the new moon, that David's place is looked after, and Saul saith unto Jonathan his son, 'Wherefore hath the son of Jesse not come in, either yesterday or to-day, unto the food?'
And Jonathan riseth from the table in the heat of anger, and hath not eaten food on the second day of the new moon, for he hath been grieved for David, for his father put him to shame.
And Jonadab saith to him, 'Lie down on thy couch, and feign thyself sick, and thy father hath come in to see thee, and thou hast said unto him, 'Let, I pray thee, Tamar my sister come in and give me bread to eat; and she hath made the food before mine eyes so that I see it, and have eaten from her hand.'
And David sendeth unto Tamar, to the house, saying, 'Go, I pray thee, to the house of Amnon thy brother, and make for him food.'
And Amnon saith unto Tamar, 'Bring the food into the inner chamber, and I eat from thy hand;' and Tamar taketh the cakes that she hath made, and bringeth in to Amnon her brother, into the inner chamber,
my servants bring down from Lebanon to the sea, and I make them floats in the sea unto the place that thou sendest unto me, and I have spread them out there; and thou dost take them up, and thou dost execute my desire, to give the food of my house.'
and Solomon hath given to Hiram twenty thousand cors of wheat, food for his house, and twenty cors of beaten oil; thus doth Solomon give to Hiram year by year.
and the food of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the standing of his ministers, and their clothing, and his butlers, and his burnt-offering that he causeth to ascend in the house of Jehovah, and there hath not been in her any more spirit.
and he riseth, and eateth, and drinketh, and goeth in the power of that food forty days and forty nights, unto the mount of God -- Horeb.
And this to thee is the sign, Food of the year is the spontaneous growth, And in the second year the self-produced, And in the third year sow ye, and reap, And plant vineyards, and eat their fruits.
And also those near unto them, unto Issachar, and Zebulun, and Naphtali, are bringing in bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen -- food of fine flour, fig-cakes and grape-cakes, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep, in abundance, for joy is in Israel.
and the food of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the standing of his ministers, and their clothing, and his stewards, and their clothing, an his burnt-offering that he offered up in the house of Jehovah, and there hath not been any more spirit in her.
And he strengtheneth the bulwarks, and putteth in them leaders, and treasures of food, and oil, and wine,
and they give money to hewers and to artificers, and food, and drink, and oil to Zidonians and to Tyrians, to bring in cedar-trees from Lebanon unto the sea of Joppa, according to the permission of Cyrus king of Persia concerning them.
For before my food, my sighing cometh, And poured out as waters are my roarings.
My soul is refusing to touch! They are as my sickening food.
They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.
Doth not the ear try words? And the palate taste food for itself?
His food in his bowels is turned, The bitterness of asps is in his heart.
There is not a remnant to his food, Therefore his good doth not stay.
Lo, wild asses in a wilderness, They have gone out about their work, Seeking early for prey, A mixture for himself -- food for young ones.
Those cropping mallows near a shrub, And broom-roots is their food.
And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food.
For by them He doth judge peoples, He giveth food in abundance.
Who doth prepare for a raven his provision, When his young ones cry unto God? They wander without food.
From thence he hath sought food, To a far off place his eyes look attentively,
For food do mountains bear for him, And all the beasts of the field play there.
Thou makest us food like sheep, And among nations Thou hast scattered us.
They -- they wander for food, If they are not satisfied -- then they murmur.
And they give for my food gall, And for my thirst cause me to drink vinegar.
Thou hast broken the heads of leviathan, Thou makest him food, For the people of the dry places.
And they try God in their heart, To ask food for their lust.
Food of the mighty hath each eaten, Venison He sent to them to satiety.
They have not been estranged from their desire, Yet is their food in their mouth,
They gave the dead bodies of Thy servants Food for the fowls of the heavens, The flesh of Thy saints For the wild beast of the earth.
The young lions are roaring for prey, And to seek from God their food.
All of them unto Thee do look, To give their food in its season.
All food doth their soul abominate, And they come nigh unto the gates of death,
Giving food to all flesh, For to the age is His kindness.
The eyes of all unto Thee do look, And Thou art giving to them their food in its season,
Giving to the beast its food, To the young of the ravens that call.
And thou hast howled in thy latter end, In the consumption of thy flesh and thy food,
She doth prepare in summer her bread, She hath gathered in harvest her food.
Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.
Have no desire to his dainties, seeing it is lying food.
The ants are a people not strong, And they prepare in summer their food,
Yea, she riseth while yet night, And giveth food to her household, And a portion to her damsels.
-- And this to thee is the sign, Food of the year is self-sown grain, And in the second year the spontaneous growth, And in the third year, sow ye and reap, And plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.
Sworn hath Jehovah by His right hand, Even by the arm of His strength: 'I give not thy corn any more as food for thine enemies, Nor do sons of a stranger drink thy new wine, For which thou hast laboured.
Wolf and lamb do feed as one, And a lion as an ox eateth straw, As to the serpent -- dust is its food, They do no evil, nor destroy, In all My holy mountain, said Jehovah!
And the carcase of this people hath been for food To a fowl of the heavens, and to a beast of the earth, And there is none troubling.
And I am as a trained lamb brought to slaughter, And I have not known That against me they have devised devices: We destroy the tree with its food, and cut him off From the land of the living, And his name is not remembered again.
A speckled fowl is Mine inheritance to Me? Is the fowl round about against her? Come, assemble, every beast of the field, Come ye for food.
Of painful deaths they die, They are not lamented, nor are they buried, For dung on the face of the ground they are, And by sword and by famine are consumed, And their carcase hath been for food To the fowl of the heavens, And to the beast of the earth.
And I have made void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and have caused them to fall by the sword before their enemies, and by the hand of those seeking their life, and I have given their carcase for food to the fowl of the heavens, and to the beast of the earth,
yea, I have given them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those seeking their soul, and their carcase hath been for food to the fowl of the heavens, and to the beast of the earth.
All her people are sighing -- seeking bread, They have given their desirable things For food to refresh the body; See, O Jehovah, and behold attentively, For I have been lightly esteemed.
I called for my lovers, they -- they have deceived me, My priests and my elders in the city have expired; When they have sought food for themselves, Then they give back their soul.
The hands of merciful women have boiled their own children, They have been for food to them, In the destruction of the daughter of my people.
And thy food that thou dost eat is by weight, twenty shekels daily; from time to time thou dost eat it.
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