Appears 12 times in the Quran. (Root: اكل)
  1. And (make him) a messenger to the children of Israel: That I have come to you with a sign from your Lord, that I determine for you out of dust like the form of a bird, then I breathe into it and it becomes a bird with Allah's permission and I heal the blind and the leprous, and bring the dead to life with Allah's permission and I inform you of what you should eat and what you should store in your houses; most surely there is a sign in this for you, if you are believers.

  2. He said: You shall sow for seven years continuously, then what you reap leave it in its ear except a little of which you eat.

  3. And He created the cattle for you; you have in them warm clothing and (many) advantages, and of them do you eat.

  4. Then We cause to grow thereby gardens of palm trees and grapes for you; you have in them many fruits and from them do you eat;

  5. And most surely there is a lesson for you in the cattle: We make you to drink of what is in their bellies, and you have in them many advantages and of them you eat,

  6. And the chiefs of his people who disbelieved and called the meeting of the hereafter a lie, and whom We had given plenty to enjoy in this world's life, said: This is nothing but a mortal like yourselves, eating of what you eat from and drinking of what you drink.

  7. And the two seas are not alike: the one sweet, that subdues thirst by its excessive sweetness, pleasant to drink; and the other salt, that burns by its saltness; yet from each of them you eat fresh flesh and bring forth ornaments which you wear; and you see the ships cleave through it that you may seek of His bounty and that you may be grateful.

  8. Then he turned aside to their gods secretly and said: What! do you not eat?

  9. Allah is He Who made the cattle for you that you may ride on some of them, and some of them you eat.

  10. For you therein are many fruits of which you shall eat.

  11. So he brought it near them. He said: What! will you not eat?

  12. And you eat away the heritage, devouring (everything) indiscriminately,