Definition of shewbread in English:
Twelve loaves placed every Sabbath in the Jewish Temple and eaten by the priests at the end of the week.
- In the ordinance of the Lord's Supper, a beautiful antitype of the table of shewbread is seen.
- Interestingly the manna did not fall on Sabbath, but the shewbread was renewed each Sabbath.
- I am teaching a Sunday School lesson on shewbread and I thought it would be good to have a sample for the class.
Mid 16th century: suggested by German Schaubrot, representing Hebrew leḥem pānīm, literally 'bread of the face (of God)'.
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