|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A little bite or bit of food.
2. (n.) A small quantity; a little piece; a fragment.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
mor'-sel (brosis): Found only in Hebrews 12:16 the King James Version, "For one morsel of meat (the Revised Version (British and American) "mess of meat") sold his birthright," literally, "for one eating," i.e. one meal. The Great Bible (Cranmer's) has "for one mease of meat."
Morsel (14 Occurrences)
John 13:26 Jesus answers, He it is to whom I, after I have dipped the morsel, give it. And having dipped the morsel, he gives it to Judas son of Simon, Iscariote. (DBY YLT NAS RSV)
John 13:27 And, after the morsel, then entered Satan into him. Jesus therefore says to him, What thou doest, do quickly. (DBY YLT NAS RSV)
John 13:30 Therefore, having received that morsel, he went out immediately. It was night. (WEB DBY YLT NAS RSV)
Hebrews 12:16 Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. (KJV WBS YLT)
Genesis 18:5 I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Judges 19:5 It happened on the fourth day, that they arose early in the morning, and he rose up to depart: and the young lady's father said to his son-in-law, "Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread, and afterward you shall go your way." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Ruth 2:14 At meal time Boaz said to her, "Come here, and eat of the bread, and dip your morsel in the vinegar." She sat beside the reapers, and they reached her parched grain, and she ate, and was satisfied, and left some of it. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
1 Samuel 2:36 It shall happen, that everyone who is left in your house shall come and bow down to him for a piece of silver and a loaf of bread, and shall say, "Please put me into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a morsel of bread."'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
1 Samuel 28:22 Now therefore, please listen also to the voice of your handmaid, and let me set a morsel of bread before you; and eat, that you may have strength, when you go on your way." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
2 Samuel 12:3 but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own morsel, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter. (See JPS ASV DBY YLT RSV)
1 Kings 17:11 As she was going to get it, he called to her, and said, "Please bring me a morsel of bread in your hand." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Job 31:17 or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Proverbs 23:8 The morsel which you have eaten you shall vomit up, and lose your good words. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)