Leviticus 24:5

5 “Take the finest flour and bake twelve loaves of bread, using two-tenths of an ephaha for each loaf.

Read Leviticus 24:5 Using Other Translations

And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake.
"You shall take fine flour and bake twelve loaves from it; two tenths of an ephah shall be in each loaf.
“You must bake twelve flat loaves of bread from choice flour, using four quarts of flour for each loaf.

What does Leviticus 24:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 24:5

And thou shalt take fine flour
Of wheat, and the finest of it: and bake twelve cakes thereof;
answerable to the twelve tribes, as the Targum of Jonathan, which were typical of the spiritual Israel of God; two tenth deals shall be in one cake;
that is, two tenth parts of an ephah, which were two omers, one of which was as much as a man could eat in one day of the manna: so that one of these cakes was as much as two men could eat of bread in one day; each cake was ten hands' breadth long, five broad, and seven fingers its horns, or was so high F7.


F7 Menachot, c. 11. sect. 4.
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