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βρῶσις, -εως, ἡ
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consumable, food, rust, corrosion
eating, the act of eating, Rom. 14:17; 1 Cor. 8:4; meat, food, Jn. 6:27; Heb. 12:16; a canker or rust, Mt. 6:19, 20

Greek-English Concordance for βρῶσις

Matthew 6:19 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust (brōsis | βρῶσις | nom sg fem) destroy, and where thieves break in and steal;
Matthew 6:20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust (brōsis | βρῶσις | nom sg fem) destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
John 4:32 But he said to them, “I have food (brōsin | βρῶσιν | acc sg fem) to eat of which you know nothing.”
John 6:27 Do not work for the food (brōsin | βρῶσιν | acc sg fem) that perishes, but for the food (brōsin | βρῶσιν | acc sg fem) that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you; for on him God the Father has set his seal.”
John 6:55 for my flesh is real food (brōsis | βρῶσις | nom sg fem) and my blood is real drink.
Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating (brōsis | βρῶσις | nom sg fem) and drinking, but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 8:4 Therefore, as to the eating of food (brōseōs | βρώσεως | gen sg fem) sacrificed to idols, we know that “an idol has no genuine reality” and that “there is no God but one.”
2 Corinthians 9:10 The one who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food (brōsin | βρῶσιν | acc sg fem) will supply and multiply your seed and enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.
Colossians 2:16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you with respect to food (brōsei | βρώσει | dat sg fem) and drink, or in regard to a religious festival, a new moon, or a Sabbath day.
Hebrews 12:16 that no one becomes immoral and profane like Esau, who gave up his inheritance rights in return for a single meal (brōseōs | βρώσεως | gen sg fem).