4432 dough

4432 dough

A mixture of flour and water to which yeast is added and which is then baked to produce bread. Scripture makes several comparisons with it to teach spiritual lessons.

Dough and the process of making bread

Yeast was normally added and the dough left to rise Ex 12:33-34 See also Ex 12:39

Dough was kneaded before baking Jer 7:18 See also 2Sa 13:8; Hos 7:4

Spiritual lessons from comparisons with dough

The dough offered as firstfruits Ro 11:13-16

The influence of yeast on the dough Mt 13:33 pp Lk 13:20-21 See also 1Co 5:1-8; Gal 5:1-10

See also

2375kingdom of God
4418bread
4554yeast
5222baking
5435ovens
7222exodus, events of

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