Origin of shewbread
Examples from the Web for shewbread
No one, was the saucy answer; theres no kail in the kirks; then with a laugh, The ministers eat all the shewbread.At War with Society or, Tales of the Outcasts|James McLevy
But there were no lamps to give light; there was no shewbread for food.
The altar within the Temple and the table of shewbread were likewise covered with the same precious metal.
The shewbread, laid on the table in rows of twelve cakes, was eaten by Aaron and his sons.
In the outer chamber of the temple the light of nature gleamed on the altar, on the shewbread, on the veil.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
Word Origin for shewbread
1530, Tyndale's word (Exodus xxv:30), based on or influenced by German schaubrot (in Luther), literally "show-bread," translating Latin panes propositiones, from Greek artai enopioi, from Hebrew lechem panim, the 12 loaves placed every Sabbath "before the Lord" on a table beside the altar of incense, from lechem "bread" + panim "face, presence." Old English translations used offring-hlafas.