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Wave offerings

Wave offerings

parts of peace-offerings were so called, because they were waved by the priests ( Exodus 29:24 Exodus 29:26 Exodus 29:27 ; Leviticus 7:20-34 ; 8:27 ; 9:21 ; Leviticus 10:14 Leviticus 10:15 , etc.), in token of a solemn special presentation to God. They then became the property of the priests. The first-fruits, a sheaf of barley, offered at the feast of Pentecost ( Leviticus 23:17-20 ), and wheat-bread, the first-fruits of the second harvest, offered at the Passover (10-14), were wave-offerings.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Wave offerings". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .