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Bread


1. Given by God. Ru 1:6; Mt 6:11.

2. Yielded by the earth. Job 28:5; Isa 55:10.

3. Made of

a. Wheat. Ex 29:2; Ps 81:16.

b. Barley. Jdj 7:13; Joh 6:9.

c. Beans, millet, &c. Eze 4:9.

d. Manna (in the wilderness). Nu 11:8.

4. Corn ground for making. Isa 28:28.

5. Was kneaded. Ge 18:6; Jer 7:18; Ho 7:4.

6. Troughs used for kneading. Ex 12:34.

7. Usually leavened. Le 23:17; Mt 13:33.

8. Sometimes unleavened. Ex 12:18; 1Co 5:8.

9. Was formed into

a. Loaves. 1Sa 10:3,4; Mt 14:17.

b. Cakes. 2Sa 6:19; 1Ki 17:13.

c. Wafers. Ex 16:31; 29:23.

10. Was baked

a. On hearths. Ge 18:6.

b. On coals of fire. Isa 44:19; Joh 21:9.

c. In ovens. Le 26:26; Ho 7:4-7.

11. Making of, a trade. Ge 40:2; Jer 37:21.

12. Ordinary, called common bread. 1Sa 21:4.

13. Sacred, called hallowed bread. 1Sa 21:4,6.

14. Nutritious and strengthening. Ps 104:15.

15. When old, dry and mouldy. Jos 9:5,12.

16. Often put for the whole substance of man. Ge 3:19; 39:6; Mt 6:11.

17. The principal food used by the ancients. Ge 18:5; 21:14; 27:17; Jdj 19:5.

18. Broken for use. La 4:4; Mt 14:19.

19. Kept in baskets. Ge 40:16; Ex 29:32.

20. Publicly sold. Mt 14:15; 15:33.

21. In times of scarcity, sold by weight. Le 26:26; Eze 4:16.

22. Scarceness of, sent as a punishment. Ps 105:16; Isa 3:1; Eze 5:16.

23. Plenty of, promised to the obedient. Le 26:5.

24. Often given as a present. 1Sa 25:18; 2Sa 16:12; 1Ch 12:40.

25. Served round after funerals. Eze 24:17-22.

26. With water, the food of prisons. 1Ki 22:27.

27. Crumb of, used to wipe the fingers, thrown under the table. Mt 15:27; Lu 16:21.

28. First fruit of, offered to God. Nu 15:19,20.

29. Offered with sacrifices. Ex 29:2,23; Nu 28:2.

30. Placed on table of shew bread. Ex 25:30.

31. Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with. Mt 14:19-21; 15:34-37.

32. Illustrative

a. Of Christ. Joh 6:33-35.

b. (When broken,) of the death of Christ. Mt 26:26; 1Co 11:23,24.

c. (Partaking of,) of communion of saints. Ac 2:46; 1Co 10:17.

d. (Want of,) of extreme poverty. Pr 12:9; Isa 3:7.

e. (Seeking of begging,) of extreme poverty. 1Sa 2:36; Ps 37:25; La 1:11.

f. (Fulness of,) of abundance. Eze 16:49.

g. (Eating without scarceness,) of plenty. De 8:9.

h. (Of adversity,) of heavy affliction. Isa 30:20.

i. (Of tears,) of sorrow. Ps 80:5.

j. (Of deceit,) of unlawful gain. Pr 20:17.

k. (Of wickedness,) of oppression. Pr 4:17.

l. (Of idleness,) of sloth. Pr 31:27.