Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
τροφή, -ῆς, ἡ
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food, nourishment
nourishment, food, Mt. 3:4; Lk. 12:23; Jn. 4:8; Acts 9:19; Jas. 2:15; provision, Mt. 24:45; sustenance, maintenance, Mt. 10:10; met. nourishment of the mind, of spiritual nourishment, Heb. 5:12, 14

Greek-English Concordance for τροφή

Matthew 3:4 Now John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt about his waist; and his food (trophē | τροφή | nom sg fem) was locusts and wild honey.
Matthew 6:25 “Therefore I say to you, ‘Do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem) and the body more than clothing?
Matthew 10:10 or a bag for your journey, or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker deserves to be fed (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem).
Matthew 24:45 “Who then is the faithful and wise servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give other servants their food (trophēn | τροφήν | acc sg fem) at the proper time?
Luke 12:23 For life is more than food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem), and the body more than clothing.
John 4:8 (For his disciples had gone off to the town to buy food.) (trophas | τροφάς | acc pl fem)
Acts 2:46 And every day, they continued to gather together in the temple, breaking bread from house to house, sharing their food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem) with joy and simplicity of heart,
Acts 9:19 and taking food (trophēn | τροφήν | acc sg fem), he was strengthened. And he was with the disciples in Damascus for several days.
Acts 14:17 yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good, giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling your hearts with food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem) and gladness.”
Acts 27:33 As day was about to dawn, Paul urged them all to take some food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem), saying, “Today is the fourteenth day that you have continued in suspense and been without food, having taken nothing.
Acts 27:34 Therefore I urge you to take some food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem); for this is for your survival, for not a hair will perish from the head of any of you.”
Acts 27:36 So everyone was encouraged and they themselves took food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem).
Acts 27:38 And when they had eaten (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem) enough, they lightened the ship, throwing the wheat out into the sea.
Hebrews 5:12 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of God’s revelation. You have become people needing milk, not solid food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem);
Hebrews 5:14 But solid food (trophē | τροφή | nom sg fem) is for the mature, for those who by virtue of their maturity have senses that are trained to distinguish good from evil.
James 2:15 If a brother or sister lacks adequate clothing and is in need of daily food (trophēs | τροφῆς | gen sg fem),