A knapsack-like container, usually of leather, for carrying goods and provisions (Jdt 10:5
; Jdt 13:10
; Jdt 13:15
). It is distinguished from a purse (Luke 10:4
; Luke 22:35-36
) and belt for carrying money (Matt 10:9-10
; Mark 6:8
). The disciples during Jesus’s ministry were not to carry such a bag of provisions on their mission, but to trust in God’s provision.
5She gave her maid a skin of wine and a flask of oil, and filled a bag with roasted grain, dried fig cakes, and fine bread; then she wrapped up all her dishes a ... View more
10who placed it in her food bag.
Judith Returns to Bethulia
Then the two of them went out together, as they were accustomed to do for prayer. They passed throug ... View more
15Then she pulled the head out of the bag and showed it to them, and said, “See here, the head of Holofernes, the commander of the Assyrian army, and here is th ... View more
4Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals; and greet no one on the road.
Purse, Bag, and Sword
35He said to them, “When I sent you out without a purse, bag, or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “No, not a thing.”36He said t ... View more
9Take no gold, or silver, or copper in your belts,10no bag for your journey, or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for laborers deserve their food.
8He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts;