Strong's #1035: brosis (pronounced bro'-sis)
from the base of 977; (abstractly) eating (literally or figuratively); by extension (concretely) food (literally or figuratively):--eating, food, meat.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon:
1) act of eating
1a) in a wider sense, corrosion
2) that which is eaten, food, ailment
2a) of the soul' s food, either which refreshes the soul, or nourishes and supports it
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Relation: from the base of G977
Citing in TDNT: 1:642, 111
This word is used 11 times:
Matthew 6:19: "earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where"
Matthew 6:20: "neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves"
John 4:32: "unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know"
John 6:27: "Labor not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth"
John 6:27: "meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life,"
John 6:55: "my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood"
Romans 14:17: "of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness,"
1 Corinthians 8:4: "As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol"
2 Corinthians 9:10: "minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown,"
Colossians 2:16: "judge you in meat, or in drink, or"
Hebrews 12:16: "who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright."