Definition for showbread (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for showbread
The golden candlestick, the golden table for showbread, and the trumpets are clearly recognizable.Old Rome|Robert Burn
British Dictionary definitions for showbread (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for showbread (2 of 2)
Word Origin for shewbread
Word Origin and History for showbread
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.