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Bread

Given by God — Ru 1:6; Mt 6:11.

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

Made of

Wheat. — Ex 29:2; Ps 81:16.

Barley. — Jdj 7:13; Joh 6:9.

Beans, millet, &c. — Eze 4:9.

Manna (in the wilderness). — Nu 11:8.

Corn ground for making — Isa 28:28.

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

Troughs used for kneading — Ex 12:34.

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

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

Was formed into

Loaves. — 1Sa 10:3,4; Mt 14:17.

Cakes. — 2Sa 6:19; 1Ki 17:13.

Wafers. — Ex 16:31; 29:23.

Was baked

On hearths. — Ge 18:6.

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

In ovens. — Le 26:26; Ho 7:4-7.

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

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

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

Nutritious and strengthening — Ps 104:15.

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

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

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

Broken for use — La 4:4; Mt 14:19.

Kept in baskets — Ge 40:16; Ex 29:32.

Publicly sold — Mt 14:15; 15:33.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Illustrative

Of Christ. — Joh 6:33-35.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Of tears,) of sorrow. — Ps 80:5.

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

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

(Of idleness,) of sloth. — Pr 31:27.

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