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show·breador shew·bread (shō′brĕd′)
The 12 loaves of blessed unleavened bread placed in the sanctuary of the Tabernacle every Sabbath by the Hebrew priests of ancient Israel as an offering.
[Translation of German Schaubrot (Schau, sight, show + Brot, bread), translation of Greek artoi enōpioi (artoi, pl. of artos, loaf of bread + enōpioi, pl. of enōpios, facing), translation of Hebrew leḥem pānîm (leḥem, bread + pānîm, divine presence).]
(Judaism) a variant spelling of shewbread
Judaism. the bread placed every Sabbath in the holy of holies of the tabernacle and the Temple as an offering by the priests to God.
[1530; modeled on German Schaubrot, rendering Greek ártoi enṓpioi, translation of Hebrew leḥem pānīm]