'Meal' in the Bible
A meal was set before him, but he said, “I will not eat until I have said what I have to say.”So Laban said, “Please speak.”
Go to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, and I will make them into a delicious meal for your father—the kind he loves.
Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain and invited his relatives to eat a meal. So they ate a meal and spent the night on the mountain.
Then they sat down to eat a meal. They looked up, and there was a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying aromatic gum, balsam, and resin, going down to Egypt.
Since the men had heard that they were going to eat a meal there, they prepared their gift for Joseph’s arrival at noon.
Then he washed his face and came out. Regaining his composure, he said, “Serve the meal.”
Then Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses’ father-in-law in God’s presence.
She picked up the grain and went into the town, where her mother-in-law saw what she had gleaned. Then she brought out what she had left over from her meal and gave it to her.
So David hid in the field.At the New Moon, the king sat down to eat the meal.
However, the day after the New Moon, the second day, David’s place was still empty, and Saul asked his son Jonathan, “Why didn’t Jesse’s son come to the meal either yesterday or today?”
David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to your brother Amnon’s house and prepare a meal for him.”
“Bring the meal to the bedroom,” Amnon told Tamar, “so I can eat from your hand.” Tamar took the cakes she had made and went to her brother Amnon’s bedroom.
Solomon’s provisions for one day were 150 bushels of fine flour and 300 bushels of meal,
Then Elisha said, “Get some meal.” He threw it into the pot and said, “Serve it for the people to eat.” And there was nothing bad in the pot.
Elisha replied, “Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says: ‘About this time tomorrow at the gate of Samaria, six quarts of fine meal will sell for a shekel and 12 quarts of barley will sell for a shekel.’”
Then the people went out and plundered the Aramean camp.It was then that six quarts of fine meal sold for a shekel and 12 quarts of barley sold for a shekel, according to the word of the Lord.
When the man of God had said to the king, “About this time tomorrow 12 quarts of barley will sell for a shekel and six quarts of fine meal will sell for a shekel at the gate of Samaria,”
Better a meal of vegetables where there is lovethan a fattened ox with hatred.
Take millstones and grind meal;remove your veil,strip off your skirt, bare your thigh,wade through the streams.
In the seventh month, Ishmael son of Nethaniah, son of Elishama, of the royal family and one of the king’s chief officers, came with 10 men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah. They ate a meal together there in Mizpah,
Judah and the land of Israel were your merchants. They exchanged wheat from Minnith, meal, honey, oil, and balm, for your goods.
The prince himself will sit in the gateway to eat a meal before the Lord. He must enter by way of the portico of the gate and go out the same way.”
Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover meal for us, so we can eat it.”
He brought them into his house, set a meal before them, and rejoiced because he had believed God with his entire household.
And make sure that there isn’t any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal.
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