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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Food and Food Preparation
Food and Food Preparation. Substances required by the body to sustain life and the methods of making them edible. Food consumed in Bible times included bread, milk products, fruit, meat, and fish. Food was also offered sacrificially or given as gifts. The availability of food was a perpetual concern
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Food
Food [Heb. ʾōḵel, ʾoḵlâ, leḥem, maʾaḵāl, makkōleṯ, māzôn, ṣayiḏ, ʾaḵîlâ, bûl, šeʾēr; Gk. bró̄sis, diatrophé̄, trophē]. I. Mineral Food II. Vegetable Food Ill. Animal Food IV. Food Preparation V. Food Regulations VI. Food SupplyThis article is limited to the foodstuffs
Solid Food
Solid Food [Gk. bró̄ma—‘food’] (1 Cor. 3:2); AV MEAT; [stereá trophé̄] (He. 5:12, 14); AV STRONG MEAT. In 1 Cor. 3:2 Paul employs a common metaphor from his day to express how the Corinthians had received “milk” (Gk. gála), i.e., the revelation of salvation, but by remaining as “babes in Christ” (v
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Food and Food Preparation
FOOD AND FOOD PREPARATION Substances required by the body to sustain life, and the methods of making them edible. Food consumed in Bible times included bread, milk products, fruit, meat, and fish. Food was also offered sacrificially or given as gifts. The availability of food was a perpetual concern
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Food
food. The chief staple in biblical times was bread, as suggested by the fact that the Hebrew word for bread (lekhem) can also designate food in general (e.g., Gen. 3:19). Barley, wheat, and emmer were the most common varieties of grain from which bread was made. Besides their use in flour, these cereals
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Food
FOOD. Man as originally created was a vegetarian. God appointed the fruits, nuts, and grains of the garden of Eden for his food (Gen 1:29; 2:16). Immediately after the Flood, which had destroyed earth’s vegetation, God permitted man to eat the flesh of animals (9:3), although he was forbidden to consume
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Food
FOOD. Within this general term are included all the vegetable and animal products used by man to maintain the physical life of his body.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Food
FoodReferences to “food” and related themes appear in every book in the Bible, starting with Gen. 1 and ending in Rev. 22. Indeed, some of the best-known stories are those dealing with food and food getting. OT examples include Eve’s temptation of Adam; Joseph saving the people of Egypt and his own
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Food
Food. *The Israelite diet was determined largely by the availability of foodstuffs, a function of modes of subsistence as well as climate and political conditions. Households were responsible for providing their own food, which in the earliest stages and perhaps as a supplement in later periods was
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Food And Drink
FOOD AND DRINK The diet of primitive man consisted mainly of meat—eaten raw—fish, wild fowl, wild fruit and weeds. It was only later in the Mesolithic period (Prehistory) that the food-gathering society developed into a food-producing society bycultivating plants and domesticating animals. In the Canaanite
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Food, Food Laws, Table Fellowship
Food, Food Laws, Table FellowshipThe early Christians gathered in house churches (1 Cor 16:19; Rom 16:5; Philem 2; Col 4:15) for a variety of reasons, not least because the house provided the necessary means of preparing the Lord’s Supper (see Architecture). Like the house synagogue communities of this
Milk, Solid Food
Milk, Solid FoodThe contrasting designations “milk” and “solid food” are metaphorical expressions used to describe spiritual nourishment. They naturally indicate accompanying stages of spiritual growth in Christians who have experienced a spiritual new birth. 1. Terminology 2. Background 3. Necessity
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Food
Food. The diet of eastern nations has been in all ages light and simple. Vegetable food was more used than animal. Bread was the principal food; preparations of corn were, however, common. The Hebrews used a great variety of articles, John 21:5, to give a relish to bread. Milk and its preparations hold