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Holman Bible Dictionary

Shewbread

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A sacred loaf made probably of barley or wheat which was set before the Lord as a continual sacrifice (Exodus 25:30 ). The old bread was then eaten by the priests (Leviticus 24:5-9 ). David requested the bread for his hungry men as they fled from King Saul (1 Samuel 21:4-6 ). Jesus used this account to illustrate His teaching on the Sabbath, that the day was made to benefit people (Mark 2:23-28 ). See Bread of the Presence .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Shewbread'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/s/shewbread.html. 1991.

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