Fishes used As Food by the Jews
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Matthew 7:10
Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
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The Five Thousand Fed.
... The fishes were salt and dried, and used for a relish, according to a common custom
of the country. ... Barley was the food only of the lower classes. ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/the five thousand fed.htm

The Mystical Meanings in the Proportions of Numbers, Geometrical ...
... signification, may by the psalmist be used figuratively for ... opposite to Tiberias
with the two fishes and the ... the divine grain, which is the food cultivated by ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xi the mystical meanings in.htm

The Feeding of the Four Thousand - to Dalmanutha - the Sign from ...
... would rule His conduct when dispensing the food to the ... the bread, but also spake
the blessing over the fishes. ... xxix), while the spurs (the term used at the ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxxvi the feeding of.htm

New Teaching in Parables' - the Parables to the People by the Lake ...
... that mustard was in Palestine mixed with, or used as food for pigeons ... 16 are used
by the Rabbis, for ex ... 47 we notice, that the comparison of men with fishes is a ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxiii new teaching in.htm

The Miraculous Feeding of the Five Thousand
... of animals, so her offering is also of the food of animals ... 3233] Now the diminutive
used by St ... gives the meaning fairly by rendering it small fishes,' refers, no ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxix the miraculous feeding.htm

Whether There was any Reasonable Cause for the Ceremonial ...
... Of fishes they were allowed to partake of the drier ... was to prevent excessive care
about food: wherefore they ... to be cruel to other men, through being used to be ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there was any reasonable.htm

Matt. xiv. 13
... His giving them nothing more than loaves and fishes, and by ... overlooking Him in want
of necessary food, and adorning ... For he that has been used to be frantic and ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xlix matt xiv 13.htm

Tillotson -- the Reasonableness of a Resurrection
... Christians; for which reason they also used to burn ... and turned into their nourishment:
and those fishes perhaps eaten ... full growth, so much of his food as every ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons vol 2/tillotson the reasonableness of.htm

Jesus the Bread of Life.
... he watched with widening eyes his two fishes doing the ... is another sense in which
Christ probably used the word ... physical life except by using as food that which ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol i/xiv jesus the bread of.htm

Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
... Food of men and angels, even the Incarnate Lord, [406]625 ... Organ, instrument of music,
mystically used for the saints ... to be represented by number of fishes in the ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/aron brother of moses 486.htm

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