|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (imp. & p. p.) of Fee.
2. (v. t.) To give food to; to supply with nourishment; to satisfy the physical huger of.
3. (v. t.) To satisfy; gratify or minister to, as any sense, talent, taste, or desire.
4. (v. t.) To fill the wants of; to supply with that which is used or wasted; as, springs feed ponds; the hopper feeds the mill; to feed a furnace with coal.
5. (v. t.) To nourish, in a general sense; to foster, strengthen, develop, and guard.
6. (v. t.) To graze; to cause to be cropped by feeding, as herbage by cattle; as, if grain is too forward in autumn, feed it with sheep.
7. (v. t.) To give for food, especially to animals; to furnish for consumption; as, to feed out turnips to the cows; to feed water to a steam boiler.
8. (v. t.) To supply (the material to be operated upon) to a machine; as, to feed paper to a printing press.
9. (v. t.) To produce progressive operation upon or with (as in wood and metal working machines, so that the work moves to the cutting tool, or the tool to the work).
10. (v. i.) To take food; to eat.
11. (v. i.) To subject by eating; to satisfy the appetite; to feed one's self (upon something); to prey; -- with on or upon.
12. (v. i.) To be nourished, strengthened, or satisfied, as if by food.
13. (v. i.) To place cattle to feed; to pasture; to graze.
14. (n.) That which is eaten; esp., food for beasts; fodder; pasture; hay; grain, ground or whole; as, the best feed for sheep.
15. (n.) A grazing or pasture ground.
16. (n.) An allowance of provender given to a horse, cow, etc.; a meal; as, a feed of corn or oats.
17. (n.) A meal, or the act of eating.
18. (n.) The water supplied to steam boilers.
19. (n.) The motion, or act, of carrying forward the stuff to be operated upon, as cloth to the needle in a sewing machine; or of producing progressive operation upon any material or object in a machine, as, in a turning lathe, by moving the cutting tool along or in the work.
20. (n.) The supply of material to a machine, as water to a steam boiler, coal to a furnace, or grain to a run of stones.
21. (n.) The mechanism by which the action of feeding is produced; a feed motion.
Feed (117 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:6 And thou, Beth-Lehem, the land of Judah, thou art by no means the least among the leaders of Judah, for out of thee shall come one leading, who shall feed My people Israel.' (YLT)
Matthew 15:27 But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table." (See NAS)
Matthew 15:33 The disciples said to him, "Where should we get so many loaves in a deserted place as to satisfy so great a multitude?" (See RSV NIV)
Matthew 25:37 "Then the righteous will answer him, saying,'Lord, when did we see you hungry, and feed you; or thirsty, and give you a drink? (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 7:28 But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs." (See NAS)
Mark 8:4 And his disciples answered him, 'Whence shall any one be able these here to feed with bread in a wilderness?' (YLT RSV NIV)
Luke 15:15 He went and joined himself to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed pigs. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
John 21:15 So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs." (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
John 21:16 He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. (KJV WBS)
John 21:17 He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you have affection for me?" Peter was grieved because he asked him the third time, "Do you have affection for me?" He said to him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I have affection for you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. (KJV ASV WBS YLT)
Romans 12:20 Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:7 What soldier ever serves at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard, and doesn't eat of its fruit? Or who feeds a flock, and doesn't drink from the flock's milk? (Root in WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)
1 Corinthians 13:3 If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS)
1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; (KJV WBS YLT)
Jude 1:12 These are hidden rocky reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you, shepherds who without fear feed themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; (WEB KJV ASV WBS NIV)
Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. (KJV WBS YLT)
Revelation 12:6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. (KJV WBS)
Genesis 24:25 She said moreover to him, "We have both straw and provender enough, and room to lodge in." (See NAS)
Genesis 24:32 And the man came into the house, and he ungirded the camels; and he gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men that were with him. (See NAS)
Genesis 25:30 Esau said to Jacob, "Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Genesis 29:7 He said, "Behold, it is still the middle of the day, not time to gather the livestock together. Water the sheep, and go and feed them." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Genesis 30:31 He said, "What shall I give you?" Jacob said, "You shall not give me anything. If you will do this thing for me, I will again feed your flock and keep it. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Genesis 37:12 His brothers went to feed their father's flock in Shechem. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Genesis 37:13 Israel said to Joseph, "Aren't your brothers feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them." He said to him, "Here I am." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Genesis 37:16 He said, "I am looking for my brothers. Tell me, please, where they are feeding the flock." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Genesis 41:2 and lo, from the River coming up are seven kine, of fair appearance, and fat 'in' flesh, and they feed among the reeds; (YLT)
Genesis 41:18 and lo, out of the River coming up are seven kine, fat 'in' flesh, and of fair form, and they feed among the reeds; (YLT)
Genesis 42:27 As one of them opened his sack to give his donkey food in the lodging place, he saw his money. Behold, it was in the mouth of his sack. (See NIV)
Genesis 46:32 And the men are shepherds, for their trade hath been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have. (KJV WBS YLT)
Exodus 22:5 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man's field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution. (KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)
Exodus 34:3 No one shall come up with you; neither let anyone be seen throughout all the mountain; neither let the flocks nor herds feed before that mountain." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
1 Samuel 17:15 Now David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
2 Samuel 5:2 Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel. (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)
2 Samuel 7:7 In all the places wherein I have walked with all the children of Israel spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me an house of cedar? (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)
2 Samuel 19:33 And the king said unto Barzillai, Come thou over with me, and I will feed thee with me in Jerusalem. (KJV WBS)
1 Kings 14:11 He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."' (See NIV)
1 Kings 16:4 The dogs will eat Baasha's descendants who die in the city; and he who dies of his in the field the birds of the sky will eat." (See NIV)
1 Kings 17:4 It shall be, that you shall drink of the brook. I have commanded the ravens to feed you there." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)
1 Kings 17:9 "Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and stay there. Behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain you." (See RSV)
1 Kings 21:24 The dogs will eat he who dies of Ahab in the city; and the birds of the sky will eat he who dies in the field." (See NIV)
1 Kings 22:27 Say,'Thus says the king, "Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace."'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
2 Kings 18:27 But Rab-shakeh said to them, Hath my master sent me to thy master, and to thee, to speak these words? hath he not sent me to the men who sit on the wall, that they may feed on their vilest excretions with you? (WBS)
1 Chronicles 11:2 And moreover in time past, even when Saul was king, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD thy God said unto thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over my people Israel. (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)
1 Chronicles 17:6 Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why have ye not built me an house of cedars? (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)
2 Chronicles 18:26 and say, Thus says the king, Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I return in peace. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Job 20:26 All darkness is laid up for his treasures: a fire not blown shall devour him; it shall feed upon what is left in his tent. (DBY)
Job 24:2 There are people who remove the landmarks. They violently take away flocks, and feed them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Job 24:20 The womb shall forget him. The worm shall feed sweetly on him. He shall be no more remembered. Unrighteousness shall be broken as a tree. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Job 24:21 He devours the barren who don't bear. He shows no kindness to the widow. (See RSV)
Psalms 28:9 Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up for ever. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 37:3 Trust in Jehovah, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on 'his' faithfulness. (ASV DBY)
Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling. (KJV DBY WBS NIV)
Psalms 78:71 From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance. (KJV DBY WBS)
Psalms 80:13 The boar out of the wood ravages it. The wild animals of the field feed on it. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 81:16 He would feed them also with the finest of the wheat; And with honey out of the rock would I satisfy thee. Psalm 82 A Psalm of Asaph. (ASV NAS RSV)
Proverbs 10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 15:14 The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 27:27 There will be goats' milk enough for your food, and for the support of your servant-girls. (See NIV)
Proverbs 30:8 Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Song of Songs 1:8 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 4:5 Your two breasts are like two fawns that are twins of a roe, which feed among the lilies. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Song of Songs 6:2 My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Isaiah 5:17 Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 6:2 Over him were the winged ones: every one had six wings; two for covering his face, two for covering his feed, and two for flight. (BBE)
Isaiah 9:20 On the right a man was cutting off bits and was still in need; on the left a man took a meal but had not enough; no man had pity on his brother; every man was making a meal of the flesh of his neighbour. (See NIV)
Isaiah 9:21 Manasseh was making a meal of Ephraim, and Ephraim of Manasseh; and together they were attacking Judah. For all this his wrath is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. (See NIV)
Isaiah 11:7 And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Isaiah 14:30 And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: and I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Isaiah 18:6 They will be for the birds of the mountains, and for the beasts of the earth: the birds will come down on them in the summer, and the beasts of the earth in the winter. (See NAS NIV)
Isaiah 27:10 For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation deserted and forsaken, like the wilderness. The calf will feed there, and there he will lie down, and consume its branches. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Isaiah 30:23 He will give the rain for your seed, with which you will sow the ground; and bread of the increase of the ground will be rich and plentiful. In that day, your livestock will feed in large pastures. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Isaiah 40:11 He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom. He will gently lead those who have their young. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Isaiah 49:9 saying to those who are bound,'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness,'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 49:26 I will feed those who oppress you with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I, Yahweh, am your Savior, and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Isaiah 58:14 then you shall delight yourself in Yahweh; and I will make you to ride on the high places of the earth; and I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father:" for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Isaiah 61:5 Strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Isaiah 61:6 But you will be named the priests of the Lord, the servants of our God: you will have the wealth of the nations for your food, and you will be clothed with their glory. (See NIV)
Isaiah 65:25 The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain," says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 2:16 The children also of Memphis and Tahpanhes have broken the crown of thy head. (See JPS)
Jeremiah 3:15 and I will give you shepherds according to my heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 6:3 Shepherds with their flocks shall come to her; they shall pitch their tents against her all around; they shall feed everyone in his place. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Jeremiah 9:15 therefore thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, Behold, I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 22:22 The wind shall feed all your shepherds, and your lovers shall go into captivity: surely then you will be ashamed and confounded for all your wickedness. (WEB JPS ASV DBY)
Jeremiah 23:2 Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who feed my people: You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them; behold, I will visit on you the evil of your doings, says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 23:4 I will set up shepherds over them, who shall feed them; and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall any be lacking, says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Jeremiah 23:15 Therefore thus says Yahweh of Armies concerning the prophets: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall; for from the prophets of Jerusalem is ungodliness gone forth into all the land. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 50:19 I will bring Israel again to his pasture, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his soul shall be satisfied on the hills of Ephraim and in Gilead. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Lamentations 4:5 Those who did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: Those who were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills. (WEB KJV JPS ASV)
Ezekiel 3:3 And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, thy belly thou dost feed, and thy bowels thou dost fill with this roll that I am giving unto thee;' and I eat it, and it is in my mouth as honey for sweetness. (YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 34:2 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and tell them, even to the shepherds, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Shouldn't the shepherds feed the sheep? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 34:3 You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 34:8 As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, surely because my sheep became a prey, and my sheep became food to all the animals of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my sheep, but the shepherds fed themselves, and didn't feed my sheep; (WEB YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 34:10 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I am against the shepherds; and I will require my sheep at their hand, and cause them to cease from feeding the sheep; neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more; and I will deliver my sheep from their mouth, that they may not be food for them. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 34:13 I will bring them out from the peoples, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them into their own land; and I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, by the watercourses, and in all the inhabited places of the country. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 34:14 I will feed them with good pasture; and on the mountains of the height of Israel shall their fold be: there shall they lie down in a good fold; and on fat pasture shall they feed on the mountains of Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 34:15 I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD. (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 34:16 I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 34:18 Is it a little thing for you -- the good pasture ye enjoy, And the remnant of your pasture ye tread down with your feet, And a depth of waters ye do drink, And the remainder with your feet ye trample, (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 34:19 And My flock the trodden thing of your feet consumeth, And the trampled thing of your feet drinketh? (See NIV)