And he afflicted thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and he gave thee manna to eat, which thou knewest not, and which thy fathers had not known; in order that he might make thee know that not by bread alone man doth live, but by every thing that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.
Then said he unto them, Go your way, eat fat things, and drink sweet drinks, and send portions unto him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy unto our Lord: and do not grieve yourselves; but let the joy of the Lord be your stronghold.
And God said, Behold I have given unto you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree on which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for food.
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be provision in my house, and prove me but herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open for you the windows of heaven, and pour out for you a blessing, until it be more than enough.
A beneficent soul will be abundantly gratified; and he that refresheth others will be also refreshed himself.
For he satisfied the longing soul, and the hungry soul he filled with good.
Costly food did I not eat, and flesh and wine came not in my mouth, nor did I at all anoint myself, till three whole weeks were elapsed.
Like the droppings of honey are pleasant sayings, sweet to the soul, and healing to the bones.
This may ye eat of all that is in the waters: all that hath fins and scales may ye eat;
And whatsoever hath not fins and scales shall ye not eat; it is unclean unto you.
Every moving thing that liveth shall be yours for food; even as the green herbs have I given you all things.
But flesh in which its life is, which is its blood, shall ye not eat.