4456 grain

4456 grain

The seed of cereals. Together with wine and oil, it was one of the three basic commodities in biblical times. Grain offerings were central to Israelite religion and tithes and firstfruits of grain were also given to God.

Grain was a basic foodstuff

Dt 7:12-13 See also Dt 11:13-15; Dt 28:49-51; Dt 33:28; Ru 2:14; 1Sa 17:17; 1Sa 25:18; 2Sa 17:27-29; Ne 5:1-3,10-11

Harvesting and threshing grain

Dt 25:4 See also Lev 19:9-10; Dt 24:19; Jdg 6:11; Ru 2:2-9,15-17; Ru 3:2

Storing grain

Ge 41:47-49 See also Ge 41:33-36; 2Ch 32:27-28; Pr 11:26; Jer 50:26; Joel 1:17; Lk 12:16-21

Tithes and firstfruits of grain

Lev 27:30 See also Lev 23:9-11; Dt 12:17; Dt 14:23; Dt 18:1-5; 2Ch 31:4-5; Ne 10:37-39; Ne 13:12

The grain offering

Lev 2:1-16 See also Lev 6:14-23; Lev 23:15-16; Nu 5:11-28; Nu 15:1-12; 1Ki 8:64

Barley as grain

The cultivation of barley 2Sa 14:30 See also Ex 9:31; Lev 27:16; Dt 8:7-9; Ru 1:22; Ru 2:17-18,23; Ru 3:2; 2Sa 21:9; 1Ch 11:13; Job 31:38-40; Isa 28:24-25; Joel 1:11

Trade in barley Hos 3:2 See also 2Ki 7:1,16-18; 2Ch 2:10,15-16; 2Ch 27:5; Eze 13:19; Rev 6:6

The consumption of barley Eze 4:9-12 See also Jdg 7:13; Ru 3:15-17; 2Sa 17:27-29; 1Ki 4:28; 2Ki 4:42-44; Jer 41:8; Jn 6:5-13

Offerings of barley Eze 45:13 See also Nu 5:11-15

Other kinds of grain

Corn Ps 72:16 See also Ge 37:7; Ps 65:13; Hos 14:7

Millet Eze 4:9

Spelt Isa 28:24-25 See also Ex 9:22-32; Eze 4:9

Wheat Eze 27:17 See also Jdg 6:11; 2Ch 27:5; Ps 147:14; Jn 12:24

Allusions to grain in the teaching of Jesus Christ

Mk 4:26-29 See also Mt 13:1-9 pp Mk 4:3-8; Mt 13:18-23 pp Mk 4:14-20; Mt 13:24-30,36-43; Lk 12:13-21; Lk 16:1-9; Lk 17:35; Jn 12:24

See also

4442firstfruits
4454gleaning
4462grinding
4464harvest
4508sickle
4522threshing
4550winnowing
5224barn
5530sifting
5616measures, dry
7368grain offering
8488tithing

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