‘Crumbs’ in the Bible
and sandals, old and patched, on their feet, and old garments upon them, and all the bread of their provision is dry—it was crumbs.
this our bread—hot we provided ourselves with it out of our houses, on the day of our coming out to go unto you, and now, lo, it is dry, and hath been crumbs;
And Adonibezek said, “Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered crumbs under my table; as I have done, so God has recompensed me.” And they put him into Jerusalem, and there he died.
1 Kgs 14:3
and thou hast taken in thy hand ten loaves, and crumbs, and a bottle of honey, and hast gone in unto him; he doth declare to thee what becometh of the youth.’
if I have eaten my few crumbs alone without letting the fatherless eat any of it–
He throws His hailstones like crumbs. Who can withstand His cold?
Dry crumbs in peace are better than a full meal with strife.
And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.
And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children’s crumbs.
And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.