4418 bread

4418 bread

The basic component of the staple diet in biblical times. Consecrated bread was continually laid out in the Holy Place of the tabernacle and temple. Jesus Christ called himself the bread of life.

Bread the basic component of the diet

Mt 6:11 pp Lk 11:3 See also Ge 14:18; Ge 18:3-6 Abraham entertains the three angels; Ge 25:34; Ge 27:17; Ge 45:23; Dt 8:7-9; Dt 23:4; Jdg 8:5-6 Gideon asks for bread for his troops; Jdg 19:19; Ru 2:14; 1Sa 2:36; 1Sa 17:17; 1Sa 21:2-3; 1Sa 25:7-11 Nabal refuses bread to David’s men; 1Ki 13:7-22; 1Ki 17:10-16 The widow at Zarephath feeds Elijah and is rewarded; 1Ki 19:5-6; Job 23:12; Ps 104:14-15; Pr 30:8; Isa 33:16; Isa 51:14; Isa 55:2; Jer 37:21 Jeremiah’s rations in prison; Jer 42:14; La 5:6; Eze 4:9; Dt 8:3; Mt 4:3-4 pp Lk 4:3-4 the temptation of Jesus Christ; Mk 6:8; 2Co 9:10

A diet consisting solely of bread was indicative of deprivation

1Ki 22:27 pp 2Ch 18:26 See also Pr 6:26; La 1:11; La 2:12; La 4:4

Kinds of bread

Unleavened bread Ex 12:39 See also Ex 12:8,14-20; Ex 13:3-7

Manna Ex 16:31-35 See also Ex 16:4-8,11-12,14-19; Ne 9:15; Ps 78:23-25; Ps 105:40

Gifts of bread

Ge 45:23 See also 1Sa 10:3-4; 1Sa 16:20; 1Sa 25:18; 2Sa 6:19 pp 1Ch 16:3; 2Sa 16:1-2; 1Ki 14:3; 2Ki 4:42

Offerings of bread

Lev 7:11-14 See also Ex 29:2,32-34; Lev 2:11; Lev 8:31-32; Lev 23:20; Nu 6:17-20; Jdg 6:19-21

The bread of the Presence

Lev 24:5-8 The table for the bread of the Presence: Ex 25:23-30; Ex 35:10-13; Ex 39:33-36; Ex 40:22-23; Nu 4:4-8
1Sa 21:1-6 David and his men eat the consecrated bread; 1Ch 9:31-32; 1Ch 23:29; 2Ch 2:4; 2Ch 13:11; Ne 10:32-33; Mt 12:1-8 pp Mk 2:23-28 pp Lk 6:1-5 Jesus Christ and his disciples in the cornfields on the Sabbath; Heb 9:1-2

Jesus Christ as the bread of life

Jn 6:25-35 See also Jn 6:41-59

Miracles of multiplication of bread

Mt 14:13-21 pp Mk 6:32-44 pp Lk 9:10-17 pp Jn 6:1-13 See also Mt 15:32-38 pp Mk 8:1-10

The breaking of bread as a symbol of the death of Jesus Christ

Mt 26:26-29 pp Mk 14:22-25 pp Lk 22:17-20 pp 1Co 11:24-25 See also Lk 24:28-35; Ac 2:42,46; Ac 20:6-7,11; Ac 27:35; 1Co 10:16-17

See also

2351Christ, miracles
4404food
4432dough
4474manna
4530unleavened bread
4554yeast
5222baking
5341hunger
5573table
7360Feast of Unleavened Bread
7402offerings
7933Lord’s Supper

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