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days with the disciples which were 2 Sam. xil, 17, 20. And the elders Gen. xxv, 30. And Esau said to at Damascus.

of his house arose, and went to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with

him, to raise him up from the

Acts, xxvii, 33, 34. And while earth: but he would not, neither that same red pottage; for I am the day was coming on, Paul be- did he eat bread with them. Then faint: therefore was his name souglit them all to take meat, say: David arose from the earth, and called Edom.

ing, This day is the fourteenth washed, and anointed himself, and 1 Sam. xiv, 30. How much more, day that ye have tarrled, and con- changed his apparel, and came ir haply the people had eaten tinued fasting, having taken into the house of the LORD, and freely to-day of the spoil of their nothing. Wherefore I pray, you enemies

which they found? for to take some meat; for this is for worshipped: then he came to his had there not been now a much your health: for there shall not an they set bread before him, and he

own house; and, when he required, greater slaughter among the Phi- hair fall from the head of any of

did eat. listines? you.

1 Kings xili, 7-9, 15-17. And the 1 Sam. xxx, 11, 12. And they (See under. Body, APPETITE.) king said unto the man of God, found an Egyptian in the field,

Come home with me, and refresh and brought him to David, and


thyself, and I will give thee a regave him bread, and he did eat;

ward. And the man of God said and they made him drink water,


unto the king, If thou wilt give And they gave him a piece of a

Gen. xxiv, 33. And there was me half thine house, I will not go cake of figs, and two clusters of set meat before him to eat: but he in with thee, neither will I eat raisins: and when he had eaten, said, I will not eat, until I have bread nor drink water in this his spirit came again to him; for told mine errand. And he said, place: For so was it charged me he had eaten no bread, nor drunk Speak on.

by the word of the LORD, saying, any water, three days and three nights.

1 Sam. 1, 7. And as he did so Eat no bread, nor drink water, nor Matt. iv, 3, 4. And when the year by year, when she went up turn again by the same way that tempter came to him, he said, If to the house of the LORD, 80 she thou camest. Then he said unto thou be the Son of God, com- provoked her: therefore she wept, bread. And he said, I may not

him, Come home with me, and eat mand that these stones be made and did not eat.

return with thee, nor go in with bread. But he answered and 1 Sam. ix, 13. As soon as ye be thee; neither will I eat bread nor said, It is written, Man shall not come into the city, ye shall drink water with

thee in this place. live by bread alone,

but by every straightway find him, before he go for it was said to me by the word word that proceedeth out of the up to the high place to eat: for the of the LORD, Thou shalt eat no mouth of God.

people will not eat until he come, bread nor drink water there, nor Mark viil, 1-4. In those days, because he doth bless the sacrifice; turn again to go by the way that the multitude being very great, and afterwards they eat that be thou camest. and having nothing to eat, Jesus bidden. Now therefore get you

1 Kings xxi, 4. ... [And Ahab] called his disciples unto him, and up;, for about this time ye shall find him.

laid him down upon his bed, and saith unto them, have compas

turned away his face, and would sion on the multitude, because 1 Sam. xxviii, 20-23. Then Saul eat no bread. they have now been with me three fell straightway all along on the days, and have nothing to eat; earth, and was sore afraid, because And if I send them away fasting of tho words of Samuel: and there FASTING IN CONNECTION to their own houses, they will was no strength in him; for he had WITH RELIGION. faint by the way: for divers of eaten no bread all the day, nor all them came from far. And his dis- the night. And the woman came

THE RIGHT SPIRIT TO ciples answered him, Fromwhence unto Saul, and saw that he was

FAST IN can a man satisfy these men with sore troubled, and said unto him, Isa. Iviii, 3-8. Wherefore have bread here in the wilderness?

Behold, thine handmaid hath we fasted, say they, and thou seest Luke iv, 24. Being forty days obeyed thy voice, and I have put not? wherefore havo we afflicted tempted of the devil. And in those my life in my hand, and have our soul, and thou takest no knowdays he did eat nothing: and when hearkened unto thy words which ledge? Behold, in the day of your they were ended, he afterward thou spakest unto me: Now there- fast ye find pleasure, and exact all hungered.

And the devil said fore, I pray thee, hearken thou your labours. Behold, ye fast for unto him, if thou be the son of also unto the voice of thine hand strife and debate, and to smito God, command this stone that it maid, and let me set a morsel of with the fist of 'wickedness: ye be made brend. And Jesus

bread before thee; and eat, that shall not fast as ye do this day, to answered him, saying, it is writ- thou mayest have strength when make your voice to be heard on ten, That man shall not live by thou goest on thy way. But he high. Is it such a fast that I have bread alone, but by every word refused, and said, I will not eat. chosen? a day for a man to aflict of God.

But his servants, together with the his soul? is it to bow down his

woman, compelled him; and he head as a bulrush, and to spread Acts, ix, 19. And when he had hearkened unto their voice; so he sackcloth and ashes under nim? received meat, he was strength- arose from the earth, and sat upon wilt thou call this a fast, and an ened. Then was Saul certain the bed.

acceptable day to the LORD? Is not this the fast that I have chosen? land into the house of the LORD Jonah iil, 5-8. So the peoplo of to loose the bands of wickedness, your God, and cry unto the LORD. Nineveh believed God, and proto undo the heavy burdens, and to

claimed'a fast,and put on sackcloth, let the pressed go free, and that

Joel 11, 12, 15, 16. Therefore also from the greatest of them even to ye break every yoke? Is it not to now, saith the LORD, Turn ye even the least of them. For word came deal thy bread to the hungry, and to me with all your heart, and into the king of Nineveh; and he that thou bring the poor that aru with fasting, and with weeping, arose from his throne, and he laid cast out to thy house? when thou and with mourning. Blow the his robe from him, and covered seest the naked, that thou cover trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, him with sackcloth, and sat in him; and that thou hide not thy- call a solemn assembly: Gather ashes."

And he caused it to be sele from thine own flesh? Then the people, sanctify the congrega- proclaimed and published through shall thy light break forth as the tion, assemble the elders, gather Nineveh by the decree of the morning, and thine health shall the children, and those that suck king and his nobles, saying, Let spring forth speedily; and thy the breasts: let the bridegroom go neither man nor beast, herd nor righeousness shall go before thee: forth of his chamber, and the bride flock, taste any thing: let them not the glory of the LORD shall be thy out of her closet.

feed, nor drink water: But let rere-ward.

man and beast be covered with Jer. xiv, 12. When they fast, I

sackcloth, and cry mightily unto will not hear their cry; and when

OTHER FASTS, PRIVATE God; yea, let them turn every one they offer burnt-offering and an


from his evil way, and from the

violence that is in their hands. oblation, I will not accept them: but I will consume them by the ed a fast, and set Naboth on high bread, neither came flesh nor wine 1 Kings xxi, 12. They proclaim

Dan. x, 3. I ate no pleasant sword, and by the famine, and by

among the people. the pestilence.

in my mouth, neither did I anoint Zech, vii, 5. Speak unto all the phat feared, and set himself to seek weeks were fulfilled.

2 Chron. XX, 3. And Jehosha- myself at all, till throe whole people of the land, and to the the LORD, and proclaimed a fast priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and throughout all Judah.

EXTRAORDINARY FASTS. seventh month, even thoso seventy Ezra viil, 21,23. Then I proclaimed Deut. ix, 9,18. When I was gone years, did ye at all fast unto me, a fast there, at the river of Ahava, up into the mount, to receivo the even to me?

that we might aflict ourselves be- tables of stone, even the tables of Zech. vill, 19. Thus saith the fore our God, to seek of him a the covenant which the

LORD LORD of hosts, The fast of the little ones, and for all our sub- the mount forty days and forty

right way for us, and for our made with you, then I abode in fourth month, and the fast of the

stance. fifth, and the fast of the seventh, sought our God for this; and he drink water. And I fell down be

So we fasted, and be- nights; I neither did eat bread nor

fore the LORD, as at the first, forty to the house of Judah' joy and was entreated of us. gladness, and cheerful feasts;

Ezra, x, 6. Then Ezra rose up days and forty nights: i did therefore love the truth and peace from before the house of God, and neither eat bread nor drink water,

went into the chamber of Johanan because of all your sins which yé Matt. vi, 16-18. Moreover, when the son of Eliashib; and when he sinned,

in doing wickedly in the ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, came thither, he did eat no bread, sight of the LORD, to provoke him of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may because of the trangression of nor drink water: for he mourned

to anger. appear unto men to fast. Verily them that had been carried away of the Lord came again the


1 Kings xfx, 7, 8. And the angel I say unto you, They have their reward. But thou, when thou Neh. 1, 4. And it came to pass,

time, and touched him, and said, fastest, anoint thine head, and when I heard these words, that I ney is too great for thee. And he

Arise and eat; because the jourwash thy face, That thou appear sat down and wept, and mourned arose, and did eat and drink, and not unto men to fast, but unto thy certain days, and fasted, and Father which is in secret: and thy prayed before the God of hea-forty days and forty nights unto

went in the strength of that meat Father, which seeth in secret, / ven. shall reward thee openly.

Horeb the mount of God.

Esther iv, 15-17. Then Esther Mark ii, 18-20. And the disciples bade them return Mordecai this bad fasted forty days and forty

Matth. iv, 2. And when (Jesus] of John and of the Pharisees used answer; Go, gather together all to fast: and they come and say the Jews that are present in nights, he was afterward an hununto him, Why do the disciples of Shushan, and fast ye for me, and

gered. John and of the Pharisees fast,

neither eat nor drink three days, but thy disciples fast not? And night or day: I also and my | FOOD, TIIE GIFT OF GOD. Jesus said unto them, Can the maidens will fast likewise; and so children of the bride-chamber fast will I go in unto the king, which

Ruth. 1, 6. Then she arose with while the bridegroom is with is not according to the law; and if

her daughters-in-law, that she them? as long as they have the i perish, i perish. 8o Mordecai might return from the country of bridegroom with them, they

can- went his way, and did according Moab; for she had heard in the not fast. But the days will come, to all that Esther had commanded country of Moab how that the when the bridegroom shall be him.

LORD had visited his people, in taken away from them, and then

giving them bread. shall they fast in those days. Jer. XXXVI, 9. And it came to

Job. xxviii, 5. As for the earth pass in the fifth year of Jehoia

kim the son of Josiah king of out of it cometh bread; and under FASTS BY DIVINE Judab, in the ninth month, that it is turned up as it were fire.

they proclaimed a fast before the Ps. civ, 14, 15, 27. He causeth AUTHORITY.

LORD to all the people in Jerusa- the grass to grow for the cattle, Joel I, 14. Sanctify ye a fast, call lem, and to all the people that and herb for the service of man: ? solemn assembly, gather the el- came from the cities of Judah that he may bring forth food out ders and ill the inhabitants of the unto Jerusalem.

of the earth; and wine that

maketh glad the heart of man, 2 Kings XXV, 30. And his shall rain it upon him while he is and oil to make his face to shine, allowance was a continual allow eating. and bread which strengtheneth ance given him of the king, a man's heart. These wait all upon daily rate for every day, all the eat, and were well filled: for he

Ps. Ixxvill, 29-31. So they did thee, that thou mayest give them days of his life. their meat in due season.

gave them their own desire: They

Prov. xii, 11. He that tilleth his were not estranged from their P3. cvii, 9. For he satisfieth the land sball be satisfied with bread: lust. But while their meat was longing soul, and filleth the hun- but he that followeth vain per- yet in their mouths, The wrath gry soul with goodness.

sons is void of understanding. of God came upon them, and slew Ps. cxxxII, 15. I will abundantly Prov. xx, 13. Love not sleep the fattest of them, and smote bless her provision: I will satisfy lest thou come to poverty: open down the chosen men of Israel. her poor with bread.

thine eyes, and thou shalt be Ps. cvi, 14, 15. But lusted exsatisfied with bread.

ceedingly in the wilderness, and Ps. cxxxvI, 25. Who giveth food

And to all flesh; for his mercy endureth Prov. xxxi, 27. She looketh well tempted God in the desert. for ever. to the ways of her household, and he gave them their request; but

sent leanness into their soul. eateth not the bread of idleness. Ps. cxlv, 15, 16. The eyes of all

Prov. xiii, 25. The righteous wait upon thee; and thou givest

Jer. lii, 34. And for his diet, eateth to the satisfying of his soul: them their meat in due season. there was a continual diet given But the belly of the wicked sball Thou openest thine hand, and him of the king of Babylon, every want. satisfiest the desire of every living day a portion, until the day of his thing

Prov. xv, 17. Better is a dinner death, all the days of his life.

of herbs where love is, than a Ps. cxlvil, 14. He maketh

Dan. 1,5. And the king appoint-stalled ox and hatred therewith.

peace in thy borders, and Alleth thee ed them a daily provision of the with the finest of the wheat.

Prov. xvil, 1. Better is a dry king's meat, and of the wine

which he drank: so nourishing morsel, and quietness therewith, Jer. xxxl, 12. Therefore they them three years, that at the end than an house full of sacrifices shall come and sing in the height thereof they might stand before with strife. of Zion, and shall flow together to the king.

Micah vi, 14. Thou shalt eat, but the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, Matth. xiv, 15, 16. And when it not be satisfied.

Matth. vi, 11. Give us this day and for the young of the flock and was evening, his disciples came to of the herd; and their soul shall be him, saying, This is a desert place, our daily bread. as a watered garden: and they and the time is now past; send the John vi, 11. And Jesus took the shall not sorrow any more at multitude away, that they may go loaves; and when he had given all

into the villages and buy them- thanks, he distributed to the dis:

selves victuals. But Jesus said ciples, and the disciples to them Hosea xi, 4. I drew them with unto them, they need not depart; that were set down; and likewise cords of a man, with bands of give ye them to eat.

of the fishes as much as they love; and I was to them as they

would. that take off the yoke on their

Rom. xiv, 6.

He that jaws, and I laid meat unto them.

THANKS TO BE GIVEN, AND eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he Acts xiv, 17. Nevertheless ho PRAYER OFFERED THAT IT giveth God thanks; and he that left not himself without witness,


eateth not, to the Lord he eateth in that he did good, and gave us

not, and giveth God thanks. rain from heaven, and fruitful Exod. xxiii, 25. And ye shall seasons, filling our hearts with serve the LORD your God, and he

1 Çor. x, 30, 31. For if I by grace food and gladness.

shall bless thy bread, and thy be a partaker, why am I evil water.

spoken of for that which I give

thanks? Whether therefore yo BUT IN CONNECTION WITH

Num. xi, 4, 18-20. And the eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do,

mixed multitude that was among do all to the glory of God. MEANS.

them fell a lusting: and the chilGen. v!, 21. And take thou unto dren of Israel also wept again,

1 Tim. iv, 4, 5. For every creathee of all food that is eaten, and and said, who shall give us flesh ture of God is good, and nothing thou shalt gather it to thee; and to eat? And say thou unto the to be refused, if it be received

For it is it shall be for food for thee, and people, Sanctify yourselves against with thanksgiving: for them.

to-morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: sanctified by the word of God, and Exod. xvi, 16. This is the thing

(for ye have wept in the ears of the prayer, which the LORD hath commanded, flesh to eat? for it was well with LORD, saying, Who shall give us

VEGETABLE DIET. Gather of it every man according us in Egypt:) therefore the LORD to his eating; an omer for every will give you flesh, and ye shall hold, I have given you every herb

Gen. I, 29. And God said, Beman, according to the number of eat. Ye shall not eat one day, nor bearing seed, which is upon the your persons; take ye every man

two days, nor five days, neither face of all the earth, and every for them which are in his tents.

ten days, nor twenty days: But tree, in the which is the fruit of a Neh. v, 17. Moreover, there were even a whole month, until it come tree yielding seed; to you it shall at my table an hundred and fifty out at your nostrils, and it be be for meat. of the Jews and rulers, besides loathsome unto you; because that

Dan. 1, 12, 16. Prove thy serthose that came unto us from ye have despised the LORD which among the heathen that are about is among you, and have wept be- vants, I beseech thee, ten days,

and let them give us pulse to eat; fore him, saying, Why camo we and water to drink. Thus Melzar us.

forth out of Egypt? 1 Kings iv, 22. And Solomon's

took away the portion of their provision for one day was thirty Job xx, 23. When he is about to meat, and the wine that they measures of fine flour, and three- All his belly, God shall cast the should drink; and gavo them score measures of meal.

fury of his wrath upon him, and I pulse.


BREAD THE STAFF OF LIFE. In thine house shall come and Gen. xxxix, 6. And he left all Gen. xvili, 5. And I will fetch a

crouch to him for a piece of silver, that he had in Joseph's hand; and morsel of bread, and comfort ye

and a morsel of bread, and shall he knew not ought he had, save your hearts; after that ye shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one the bread which he did eat.'....

of the priests' offices, that I may pass on. eat a piece of bread.

Gen. xliii, 25, 31. And they made Gen. xli, 54. And the seven 1 Sam. xxviii, 22. Now therefore, came at noon: for they heard that

ready the present against Joseph years of dearth began to come, I pray thee, hearken thou also they should eat bread there. And according as Joseph had said: and unto the

voice of thine handmaid, he washed his face, and went out, the dearth was in all lands; but and let me set a morsel of bread and refrained himself, and said, in all the land of Egypt there was before thee; and eat, that thou Set on bread. bread.

mayest have strength, when thou Gen. xlvii, 12, 15. And Joseph goest on thy way.

Excod. ii. 20. And he said unto nourished his father, and his

his daughters, And where is he? brethren, and all his father's

1 Sam. XXX, 11. And they found why is it that ye have left the household, with bread, according an Egyptian in the field and man call him, that he may eat to their families. And when money brought him to David, and gave bread. failed in the land of Egypt, and in him bread, and he did eat; and Ecod. xvill, 12. And Jethro, the land of Canaan, all the Egyp- they made him drink water. Moses' father-in-law, took a burnttians came onto Joseph, and said, Neh. 1x, 15. And gavest them offering and sacrifices for God: Give us bread.

bread from heaven for their hun- and Aaron came, and all the elders Exod. xvi, 4, 8. Then said the ger, and broughtest forth water of Israel, to eat bread with Moses

father-in-law before God. LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will for them out of the rock for their rain bread from heaven for you; thirst.

Lev. viii, 31. And Moses said and the people shall go out and Ps. cv, 16. Moreover he called unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil gather a certain rate every day, for a famine upon the land: he the flesh at the door of the taberthat I may prove them, whether brake the whole staff of bread.

nacle of the congregation, and

there eat it with the bread that is they will walk in my law, or no. And Mo es sald, This shall be the king commanded that they I commanded, saying, Aaron

and Jer. xxxvil, 21. Then Zedekiah in the basket of consecrations, as the evening flesh to eat, and in the should commit Jeremiah

into the his sons shall eat it. morning bread to the full; for

that should give him daily a piece of that, when ye eat of the bread of court of the prison, and that they

Num. Xv, 19. Then it shall be, the LORD heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against until all the

bread in the city were heave-offering unto the LORD.

bread out of the bakers' street, the land, ye shall offer up an him: and what are we? your murmarings are not against us, but spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.

2 Sim. 1x, 7. And David said against the LORD. Exod. xxix, 32. And Aaron and

Ezek. IV, 16. Moreover he said surely shew thee kindness for

unto him, Fear not: for I will hls sons shall eat the flesh of the

unto me, Son of man, behold, I Jonathan thy father's sake, and ram, and the bread that is in the will break the staff of bread in will restore thee all the land of basket, by the door of the taber-Jerusalem; and they shall eat Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat nacle of the congregation.

bread by weight, and with care... bread at my table continually.

Irike xv, 17. And when he came Escod. xl, 23. And he set the to himself

, he said, How many day, that Elisha passed to Shunem

2 Kings iv, 8. And it fell on & LORD; as the LORD had command- I hired servants of my father's have where was a great woman; and ed Moses.

bread enough, and to spare, and I she constrained him to eat bread. perish with hunger!

And so it was, that as oft as die Lev. xxv, 26. And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten

John vi, 5-7. When Jesus then passed by, he turned in thither women shall bake your bread in lifted up his eyes, and saw a great

to eat bread. one oven, and they shall deliver company come unto him, he saith

2 Kings xxv, 29. And changed you your bread again by weight: /unto Philip, Whence shall we buy his prison-garments: and he did and ye shall eat, and not be satis bread, that these may eat? (And eat bread continually before him fied.

this he said to prove him: for he all the days of his life.
himself knew what he would do.)

Prov. xxv, 21. If thine enemy be Joshua ix, 5. And old shoes and Philip answered him. Two bun. hungry, give him bread to eat; clouted upon their feet, and old dred pennyworth of bread is not and if he be thirsty, give him garments upon them; and all the sufficient for them, that every one

water to drink. bread of their provision was dry them may take a little. and mouldy.

Eccles. ix, 7. Go thy way, eat John xxi, 13. Jesus then com- thy bread with joy, and drink thy Judges viti, 6. And the princes eth, and taketh bread, and giveth wine with a merry heart; for God of Succoth said, Are the hands of them, and fish likewise.

now accepteth thy works. Zebah and Zalmunna now in thine hand, that we should give bread

Matth. xv, 2. Why do thy disunto thine army?

1 Cor. x, 17. For we, being ciples transgress the tradition of

many, are one bread, and one the elders? for they wash not Judges xlx, 5. And it came to body: for we are all partakers of their hands when they eat bread. pass, on the fourth day, when that one bread.

Mark iii, 20. And the multitude they arose early in the morning,

cometh together again, so that that he rose up to depart: and the damsel's father said unto his son


they could not so much as eat

bread. in-law, Comfort thine heart with A GENERAL TERM FOR

Mark vi, 36. Send them away, a morsel of bread, and afterward


that they may go into the country go your way.

Gen 111, 19. In the sweat of thy round about, and into the villages, 1 Sam. 11, 36. And it shall come face shalt thou eat bread, tiil and buy themselves bread: for to pass, that every one that is left thou return unto the ground. they have nothing to eat.




Luke xiv, 1. And it came to aries, and to be cooks, and to be unleavened cakes of the dough pass, as he went into the house of bakers.

which they bronght forth out of one of the chief Pharisees to eat

2 Sam. xvii, 19. And the woman because they were thrust out of

Egypt, for it was not leavened; bread on the sabbath-day, that

took and spread a covering over Egypt, and could not tarry, neither they watched him.

the well's mouth, and spread 2 Thess. ill, 8, 12. Neither did ground corn thereon. ....

had they prepared for themselves we eat any man's bread for

any victual. nought; but wrought with labour 1 Kings xvii, 12, 14, 16. And she and travail night and day, that we said, as the Lord thy God liveth them, This is that which the LORD

Escod. xvi, 23. And he said unto might not be chargeable to any I have not a cake, but an handful hath said, To-morrow is the rest of you. Now them that are such of meal in a barrel, and a little of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: we command and exhort by our oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am bake that which ye will bake toLord Jesus Christ, that with quiet- gathering two sticks, that I may day and seethe that ye will seethie; ness they work, and eat their own go in and dress it for me and my and that which remaineth

over bread.

For thus saith the Lord God of lay up for you, to be kept until PRODUCE OF THE FIELD, Israel, The barrel of meal shall

the morning. not waste, neither shall the cruse I ev. xxiv, 5. And thou shalt take SOMETIMES PREPARED IN A of oil fail, until the day that the fine flour, and bake twelve cakes

VERY SIMPLE FORM. LORD sendeth rain upon the earth. thereof; two tenth deals shall be Lev. xxiii, 14. And ye shall eat And the barrel of meal wasted in one cake. neither bread, nor parched corn, not, neither did the cruse of oil

Lev. xxvi, 26. Ten women nor green ears, until the self-same fail, according to the word of the shall bake your bread in one day that ye have brought an offer- LORD, which he spake by Elijah. ing unto your God: it shall be a

2 Kings iv, 41. But he said, Num. xi, 8. And the people statute for ever throughout your then bring meal: and he cast it went about, and gathered it, and generations, in all your dwellings. into the pot; and he said, Pour ground it in mills, or beat it in a Ruth ii, 14. ...

And she out for the people, that they may mortar, and baked it in pans, and sat beside the reapers: and he eat: and there was no harm in the made cakes of it: and the taste of reached her parched corn, and pot.

it was as the taste of fresh oil. she did eat, and was sufficed, and 1 Chron. xii, 40. Moreover they

Num. XV, 20. Ye shall offer up a left.

that were nigh them, even unto cake of the first of your dough, 1 Sam. xvii, 17. And Jesse sald Issachar and Zebulun and Naph for an heave-offering: as ye do unto

David his son, Take now for tali, brought bread on asses, and the heave-offering of the thrashthy bruthren an ephah of this on camels, and on mules, and on ing-floor, so shall ye heave it. parched corn, and these ten loaves, oxen, and meat, meal. ..... and run to the camp to thy Prov. xxxi, 15. She riseth also on was come, behold, there was a

Judges vii, 13. And when Gidebrethren.

while it is yet night, and giveth man that told a dream unto his 1 Sam. xxv, 18. Then Abigail meat to her household, and a por- fellow, and said, Behold, I dreammarle haste, and took two hundred tion to her maidens.

ed a dream, and, lo, á cake of loves, and five measures

Eccles. xii, 4. And the doors barley bread tumbled into the of parched corn. ....

shall bo shut in the streets, when host of Midian, and came unto a 2 Sam. xvii, 28. Earthen the sound of the grinding is tent, and smote it that it fell, and Vessels, and wheat, and barley, low,

overturned it, that the tent lay and flour, and parched corn, and

Isa. xlvii, 2. Take the millstones, along. beans, and lentiles, and parched and grind meal. .....

Judges viii, 5. And he said unto pulse.

Lam. V, 13. They took the young the men of Succoth, Give, I pray 2 Kings iv, 12. And there

men to grind, and the children fell you, loaves of bread unto the peocame a man from Baal-shalisha, under the wood.

ple that follow me. ... and brought the man of God

Hosea viil, 7. :::

It hath no bread of the firstfruits, twenty

1 Sam. x, 4. And they will salloaves of barley, and full ears of stalk: the bud shall yield no ute thee, and give thee two

meal. corn in the husk thereof.

loaves of bread; which thou shalt And he said, Give unto the people, Matth. xxiv, 41. Two women receive of their hands. that they may eat.

shall be grinding at the mill; the 1 Sam. xxi, 3. Now therefore Matth. xii, 1. At that time Jesus left. one shall be taken, and the other what is under thine hand? give me

five loaves of bread in mine hand, went on the sabbath-day through

or what there is present. the corn; and his disciples were AND THEN BAKED. an hungered, and began to pluck

2 Sam. vi, 19. And he dealt Gen. xviii, 6. And Abraham among all

the people, the ears of corn, and to eat.

hastened into the tent unto Sarah, among the whole multitude of

and said, Make ready quickly Israel, as well to the women as SOMETIMES GROUND three measures of fine meai, men, to every one a cake of bread, INTO MEAL, AND PRE

knead it, and make cakes upon and a good piece of flesh, and a the hearth.

flagon of wine. So all the people PARED BY FEMALES OR

Exod. viii, 3. And the river shall departed every one to his house. SLAVES.

bring forth frogs abundantly, 2 Sam. xiii, 6, 8. So Amnon lay Judges xvi, 21. But the Philis- which shall go up, and come into down, and made himselt sick: and tines touk him, and put out his thine house, and into thy bed when the king was come to see eyes, and bronght him down to chamber, and upon thy bed, and bim, Amnon said to the king, I Gaza, and bound him with fetters into the house of thy servants, pray thee, let Tamar my sister of brass; and he did grind in the and upon thy people, and into come and make me a couple of prison-house.

thine ovens, and into thy knead- cakes in my sight, that I may eat 1 Sam. viii, 13. And he will take ing-troughs.

at her hand, So Tamar went to your daughters to be confection- Exod. xil, 39. And they baked her brother Amnon's house; (and



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