“O you, who have believed, eat of the good things that we have provided you with, and give thanks to Allah if it is Him you worship.” Surah Al-Baqarah 2:17
Food, as most interpreters of dreams agree, derives its meaning from being a strength and preservation of the body, and the diversity of foods is nothing but a blessing from Allah worthy of thanksgiving.
What is the meaning of food in a dream and what is the significance of each type of food in a dream?
Interpretation of eating and eating in a dream by Ibn Sirin & Al – Nabulsi
Ibn Sirin explained food in a dream is sustenance and money, but hunger in a dream is better than satiety, just as irrigation is better than thirst, and eating in a dream indicates that the dreamer will obtain what he seeks.
Delicious soft food in a dream indicates the ease of achieving the desired.
Sheikh Al-Nabulsi says in his interpretation of food in a dream that food may be sustenance; If it is one of the foods restricted by seasons, then the sustenance is limited by time.
And if the food that the dreamer sees is not seasonal, then it indicates permanent and stable sustenance, and if the food turns into something better than it, it indicates the inner righteousness.
Eating with people in a dream indicates harmony and sharing of sustenance and life, and whoever sees that he eats with his enemy in the dream indicates peace,.
And eating food in a dream with someone indicates closeness to his likes, so eating with the king in a dream symbolizes authority and closeness to its people.
Eating with thieves in a dream indicates cohabitation with corrupt people.
Whoever sees that his food has spoiled in a dream is corrupt in his health.
And seeing ants and insects in food in a dream indicates the demise of blessing due to ingratitude.
Eating and eating in a dream
All food in a dream is praiseworthy, except for spicy food, so that it is unbearable, and food that is spoiled or forbidden.
Whoever sees that he eats spicy food in a dream indicates that he is eating forbidden money or usury. As for cold food in a dream, it is a cure for someone who is sick, Allah willing.
Every food is disliked while awake, just as eating a lot in a dream is disliked, and being fully in a dream indicates greed.
Whoever sees that he eats on the back of an animal, indicates that he does not have patience and violates the Sunnah.
And whoever sees that he eats standing in a dream, let him ask Allah for blessing in his age.
And whoever sees that he is eating in a plane in a dream, his life is unstable. As for eating on top of a tree in a dream, it is not safe, so he should beware.
As for the one who saw that he is eating in the sea, he does not investigate what is permissible and what is forbidden but rather eats what his soul desires.
And eating food in school in a dream, he will learn knowledge.
And if the sleeper sees that he is eating in the mosque, then he takes prayer as a habit and not worship.
His food and drink are because the jinni is eaten by smell.
Interpretation of preparing food in a dream
Sheikh Nabulsi said preparing food in a dream indicates sustenance, and seeing food preparation in a dream symbolizes striving in an order or a wish. Easily reach his target.
And preparing food for the children in a dream indicates their financial and moral assistance.
And preparing food for the children in the dream may indicate their travel or their return from travel if they are absent.
Seeing preparing food for guests in a dream indicates the return of an absent person or the presence of an occasion in the dreamer’s house.
And it was said that preparing food for guests in a dream symbolizes a promotion at work or an event that makes people visit the seer.
Serving food in a dream
Serving food in a dream indicates the help that the seer provides to others. In a dream, he helps him in his work and his livelihood.
Serving food in a restaurant in a dream indicates a new job or a new source of livelihood while serving food on the street symbolizes helping the needy and the poor.
Seeing the dead offering food to the living in a dream indicates abundant sustenance or one of his rights belongs to the seer.
Presenting rotten food in a dream indicates sedition and haram money.
And serving hot food in a dream also symbolizes usury, while serving cold food in a dream indicates blessing and goodness.
The dining table in the dream
The dining table in a dream is one of the symbols that indicate the response to supplication, and whoever sees the table in a dream descending on him from the sky, this indicates the fulfilment of a wish.
The dream is that he enters into a blessed partnership with him, and sitting at the table with an enemy symbolizes peace and the end of disagreement.
And the food on the table in the dream indicates the diversity of sources of livelihood and happiness, and the more diverse the food in the dream is on the table, the better and indicates more sustenance.
Serving food on the table in a dream indicates the end of a dispute.
As for removing food from the table in a dream when people have not finished eating, it indicates the beginning of a dispute or enmity.
Interpretation of eating with someone in a dream
Eating with someone in a dream indicates partnership and unity of situation, and Sheikh Nabulsi says that eating with the king or president in the dream is an honour, elevation, and elevation in positions, and eating with the poor in a dream indicates humility and repentance, and whoever saw himself eating from police food in the dream, it is forbidden money.
Or fornication. As for the food of the nomadic people in a dream, it is travel and movement, and Allah knows best.
Whoever sees in a dream that he is eating at a feast, indicates a provision that will come to him from God, and whoever dreams that he is eating with a Jew in the dream, this indicates that he is seeking purity in his eating. His food.
Eating with scholars in a dream, for the dreamer benefits from their knowledge and babysitting.
And whoever sees that he is eating with children in a dream, he mixes with them and sits with them and is merciful to them.
Interpretation of someone asking for food in a dream
Seeing a person asking for food in a dream indicates that this person needs help and assistance. The dream is asking for charity and supplication.
And whoever sees that he is asking for food in a dream from someone else, he had a need or a request with this person. A dream about people indicates unemployment, and Allah knows best.
Interpretation of taking and giving food in a dream
What is the interpretation of the dream of taking food from the dead?
Ibn Sirin says that taking food and bread from the dead in a dream is money or blue for the seer from the hand of someone else and from where he is not expected. and fatigue at work.
The gift of food in a dream is a provision from which it does not count.
Likewise, whoever sees that someone feeds him in a dream is given a gift and receives sustenance.
Taking food in a dream indicates an expansion of sustenance.
Stealing food in a dream indicates poverty and hypocrisy.
Whoever takes sour food from a person in a dream indicates ugly speech, unless he is patient in eating it.
And he will get relief from Allah, and taking bitter food in a dream indicates a bad life.
Giving food to the poor in a dream indicates a vow to the seer and he must fulfil it.
Interpretation of food in a dream and eating according to its type
The commentators used to distinguish between dreams related to food through the type of food that the sleeper sees in the dream.
Interpretation of eating meat in a dream
Eating raw meat in a dream is backbiting and gossip, and eating cooked meat in a dream is a livelihood and an increase in the seer’s money and work, and meat with rice in a dream symbolizes an increase in blessing and sustenance.
Eating trotters in a dream
Ibn Sirin says in his interpretation of the dream of eating knuckles that whoever sees himself eating the knuckles or suckers and sucking their bones in the dream, then ate the money of the orphan and Allah knows best, and it was said that he ate the money of noble people.
Eating fruit in a dream
Sheikh Nabulsi says that the fruit in a dream is a marriage because of the Almighty’s saying: “Fruits (55) are they and their spouses.” It was said that wet fruits in a dream are fleeting sustenance, and hard fruits in a dream are permanent blue, so if the rich see the fruit in the dream, it is an increase in their money, and if the poor see it she was the guide of Faraj and Ghani.
And whoever sees himself eating fruit in a dream, then he will be blessed in his life and his days will be prosperous.
Eating what cannot be eaten in a dream
Whoever dreams that he eats the food of beasts in a dream; let him renew his relationship with his Lord, because Allah likens the unbelievers to cattle.
And whoever sees that he eats iron in a dream, is hard-hearted and unjust, and whoever sees that he eats glass in a dream, hurts the feelings of others.
Eating bread in a dream by Ibn Sirin
Bread in a dream may denote knowledge, Islam, or age.
Ibn Sirin says bread in a dream indicates science and Islam and may indicate life, and the loaf in a dream may indicate the Book and the Sunnah and may indicate the nanny mother or a good wife, whoever sees that he bought bread from the baker and did not see its price, so he will live and happiness and pure bread in a dream Live for the one who ate it. As for the one who saw in a dream a lot of bread of different sizes and did not eat it, his relatives will visit him soon.
As for the one who sees in his hand a crumb of bread that he eats on the road or in the market, then the term is near, and if the bread was thin, his death would be closer, unless it was on a table in the dream, which indicates sustenance and livelihood.
Eating bread in a dream by Al-Nabulsi
Sheikh Abdul-Ghani Al-Nabulsi says that pure white bread in a dream indicates sustenance and prosperity, and on the contrary, black bread, and if the bread in a dream is sweet, it indicates high prices, and if it is bitter, it indicates living.
Whoever is given a piece of bread in a dream and ate it indicates that he will run out of life, and perhaps this indicates a request for a living. As for dry, dry bread in a dream, it indicates stinginess.
And a good loaf in a dream is a wife for a single person, and the maker has mastery of his work, and a wide loaf in a dream is spacious in this world and age, and on the contrary, a very small loaf, which means tightness in sustenance and short life, as well as thin bread in a dream, and Allah knows best.
As for the one who sees that he eats barley bread in a dream and he does not usually eat it, then this is an increase in prices.
As for the one who sees that he is kneading bread in a dream, then he fixes a matter or prepares to fix a defect, and whoever sees that someone kneading bread indicates his participation or support for the reform of the relationship, and the unleavened dough in a dream indicates that things are not complete, so patience is his medicine.
Seeing food falling in a dream
Falling food in a dream indicates difficulty in sustenance, and whoever sees food falling from his hand in the dream may experience a loss in his work and money, and the fall of food in a dream may also indicate arrogance and ingratitude. Soon it is resolved.
Falling food on the road in a dream may symbolize hard travel, as well as food falling into the sea in a dream, indicating tiring travel without benefit or result.
Other cases of seeing food in a dream
Whoever dreams that he is vomiting in a dream and then eats his vomit, then he is a man who gives a gift and then returns it or says a word and withdraws from it.
And whoever sees that he spits in the dish, from which he eats in a dream, then he is a denial of the good and treacherous, and whoever sees that he urinates in the dish from which he eats, and then he eats food mixed with impurity.
Whoever sees bread or other foods rising above the clouds, the ceiling, or above the trees, then it rises as well, and if he sees bread between the feet trampled on by the feet, then it is great prosperity that inherits the hero, according to Ibn Sirin.
Drinking food in a dream as he drinks water indicates an increase in the life of the seer, and whoever sees in his mouth a lot of food and still expands for more, indicates that he has gone from his life as much as what is in his mouth and remains as much as it expands, and Allah knows best.
The food of joys in a dream is good news, and the food of funerals in a dream is anxieties and afflictions, and whoever sees himself in a dream cooking for himself, may indicate his dispensation after poverty.