Food in the Bible

  • The apple in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:15)
  • The sheep, produce sacrificed to God by Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:2)
  • The meal Abraham and Sarah prepare for the visiting angels (Genesis 18)
  • The lentil soup Jacob trades for Esau’s birthright (Genesis 25:30-34)
  • The manna that falls from the sky to feed the Israelites in the desert (Exodus 16:1-36)
  • The heavenly sacrifices brought by the priests to the Temple (Leviticus 17)
  • The bread baked for the Temple shulchan [table] (Exodus 25:30)

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