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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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(עֹמֶר הִתְּנוּפָה, Sept. δράγμα τοῦ ἐπιθέματος, A.V. "sheaf of the wave- offering," Leviticus 23:15) was the first-fruit of the harvest, which at the beginning of the harvest or Passover (q.v.) was presented to the Jehovah by the ceremony of waving (Leviticus 23:11; Leviticus cf., 15). (See WAVE-OFFERING).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Wave-Sheaf'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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