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krum (psichion, "a little bit"): Occurs only in the New Testament, of remnants of food, scraps. Lazarus desired "to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table" (Luke 16:21). "Even the (little) dogs eat of the crumbs" (Matthew 15:27 Mark 7:28), "possibly the fragments of bread on which the guests wiped their hands (after thrusting them into the common dish), and flung to the dogs" (Farrar, Life of Christ, I, 476).

5589. psichion -- a crumb (of bread)
... a crumb (of bread). Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: psichion Phonetic
Spelling: (psikh-ee'-on) Short Definition: a crumb Definition: a crumb. ...
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5596. psomion -- a fragment, morsel
... morsel, crumb. Diminutive from a derivative of the base of psocho; a crumb or morsel
(as if rubbed off), ie A mouthful -- sop. see GREEK psocho. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5350. niqqud -- perhaps what is crumbled or easily crumbles ...
... Crumb, Biscuit. From the same as naqod; a crumb (as broken to spots); also a biscuit
(as pricked) -- cracknel, mouldy. see HEBREW naqod. 5349, 5350. ...
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Psalm CXLI.
... Therefore lest a crumb be given to the hungry, and in the crumb a member
of Christ suffer, is the hungry to die of hunger? False ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxli.htm

Crumbs and the Bread
... mercies. A crumb is enough for her, which they will never miss. ... is. A crumb
has fallen, in His brief visit. May she not eat of that? ...
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Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners.
... See asked for a crumb, and He gave her a whole loaf! I once heard Rev. ... If the master
threw him a crumb, the dog would seize it before it got to the floor. ...
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... already, but, perhaps, are none the worse for that. We send out this little
book in the hope that both crust and crumb will be eaten! ...
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Miscellaneous Phrases
... A copious torrent of pleasantry. A course of arrogant obstinacy. A crumb of consolation.
A crystallized embodiment of the age. A cynical and selfish hedonist. ...
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The Lad's Loaves in the Lord's Hands
... feed them! The disproportion is enormous: if each one should have only
the tiniest crumb, there would not be sufficient. In like ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/the lads loaves in the.htm

That He who is About to Communicate with Christ Ought to Prepare ...
... not devotion, but rather feelest thyself dry, be instant in prayer, cease not to
groan and knock; cease not until thou prevail to obtain some crumb or drop of ...
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The Twelfth Chapter: the Communicant Should Prepare Himself for ...
... If you have it not and feel rather dry instead, continue in prayer, sigh and knock,
and do not give up until you receive some crumb of saving grace. ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the twelfth chapter the communicant.htm

How Moses was Displeased at This, and Foretold that God was Angry ...
... feast of unleavened bread, [these cori are thirty-one Sicilian, but forty-one Athenian
medimni,] not one of the priests was so hardy as to eat one crumb of it ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 15 how moses was.htm

Under King John
... John's insult was all the greater because out of Lincoln none of the bishop's
people was ever allowed to nibble one crumb of the alms. ...
/.../marson/hugh bishop of lincoln/chapter ix under king john.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off.

2. (n.) Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort.

3. (n.) The soft part of bread.

4. (v. t.) To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread.

... 2. (n.) Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort. ... 4. (vt) To break into crumbs
or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread. Int. ...
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Cruelty (8 Occurrences)

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Crumble (1 Occurrence)

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Crust (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the
soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard. ...
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