Heave offering
Heave offering Heave" of`fer*ing (Jewish Antiq.) An offering or oblation heaved up or elevated before the altar, as the shoulder of the peace offering. See {Wave offering}. --Ex. xxix. 27. [1913 Webster]

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  • heave-offering — heaveˈ offering or heaveˈ shoulder noun (Bible) An offering, an animal s shoulder, offered in sacrifice with a lifting and lowering of the hands • • • Main Entry: ↑heave …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heave offering — A heave offering ( he. terumah), is a type of Korban (Biblical sacrifice), specifically a sacrifice which was a tithe. The term heave offering refers to the fact that such offerings were heaved (lifted) above the altar, as opposed to being waved… …   Wikipedia

  • Heave offering —    Heb. terumah, (Ex. 29:27) means simply an offering, a present, including all the offerings made by the Israelites as a present. This Hebrew word is frequently employed. Some of the rabbis attach to the word the meaning of elevation, and refer… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • heave offering — noun : a separated portion of an ancient Israelite religious offering that was ceremonially raised and lowered in dedication to God and that afterward was reserved for the officiating priest s use * * * heave offering, (in the Jewish priestly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heave offering — Used in AV for the act of dedication, outside sacred precincts, of tithes (Num. 18:24–9) or votive gifts (Deut. 12:11). ‘To heave’ = to select; it was that part of the offering which was retained by the priests …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • HEAVE-OFFERING —    among the Jews, an offering for the support of divine service, so called as, when offered, lifted up in presence of the people …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • heave-shoulder — heaveˈ offering or heaveˈ shoulder noun (Bible) An offering, an animal s shoulder, offered in sacrifice with a lifting and lowering of the hands • • • Main Entry: ↑heave …   Useful english dictionary

  • offering — Synonyms and related words: Christmas present, advance, alms, alms fee, approach, asking price, award, benefaction, beneficence, bid, birthday present, box, burnt offering, cadeau, charity, collection, contribution, dole, donation, donative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sin offering — Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …   Wikipedia

  • Dough offering — Part of Judaic series of articles on Priesthood in Judaism   …   Wikipedia

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