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List of Foods from the Bible

(post, Jay Quine)


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Here it is.  A comprehensive list for you who want to know.  Now the trick is preparation and presentation!  

Fruits and Nuts

    Apples (Song of Solomon 2:5)
    Almonds (Genesis 43:11; Numbers 17:8)
    Dates (2 Samuel 6:19; 1 Chronicles 16:3)
    Figs (Nehemiah 13:15; Jeremiah 24:1-3)
    Grapes (Leviticus 19:10; Deuteronomy 23:24)
    Melons (Numbers 11:5; Isaiah 1:8)
    Olives (Isaiah 17:6; Micah 6:15)
    Pistachio Nuts (Genesis 43:11)
    Pomegranates (Numbers 20:5; Deuteronomy 8:8)
    Raisins (Numbers 6:3; 2 Samuel 6:19)
    Sycamore Fruit (Psalm 78:47; Amos 7:14)

Vegetables and Legumes

    Beans (2 Samuel 17:28; Ezekiel 4:9)
    Cucumbers (Numbers 11:5)
    Gourds (2 Kings 4:39)
    Leeks (Numbers 11:5)
    Lentils (Genesis 25:34; 2 Samuel 17:28; Ezekiel 4:9)
    Onions (Numbers 11:5)

Grains

    Barley (Deuteronomy 8:8; Ezekiel 4:9)
    Bread (Genesis 25:34; 2 Samuel 6:19; 16:1; Mark 8:14)
    Corn (Matthew 12:1; KJV - refers to "grain" such as wheat or barley)
    Flour (2 Samuel 17:28; 1 Kings 17:12)
    Millet (Ezekiel 4:9)
    Spelt (Ezekiel 4:9)
    Unleavened Bread (Genesis 19:3; Exodus 12:20)
    Wheat (Ezra 6:9; Deuteronomy 8:8)

Animal Meats

    Calf (Proverbs 15:17; Luke 15:23)
    Goat (Genesis 27:9)
    Lamb (2 Samuel 12:4)
    Oxen (1 Kings 19:21)
    Sheep (Deuteronomy 14:4)
    Venison (Genesis 27:7 KJV)

Dairy

    Butter (Proverbs 30:33)
    Cheese (2 Samuel 17:29; Job 10:10)
    Curds (Isaiah 7:15)
    Milk (Exodus 33:3; Job 10:10; Judges 5:25)

Miscellaneous

    Eggs (Job 6:6; Luke 11:12)
    Grape Juice (Numbers 6:3)
    Honey (Exodus 33:3; Deuteronomy 8:8; Judges 14:8-9)
    Locust (Mark 1:6)
    Olive Oil (Ezra 6:9; Deuteronomy 8:8)
    Vinegar (Ruth 2:14; John 19:29)
    Wine (Ezra 6:9; John 2:1-10)