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  • noun See meatoffering.


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  • The priest then removes a handful and burns it and is entitled to the remainder of the meal-offering unless the sotah is the wife of a priest, in which case after the handful is removed, he burns the remainder on the ash pile.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Suspected Adulteress (Sotah).

  • “No oil shall be poured upon it…” Numbers 5:15 = on the meal-offering brought on behalf of the sotah

    In our mouths and in our hearts: Day 13 | Jewschool

  • A holocaust, a meal-offering, and a libation accompanied the ceremony; and until it was performed no "bread, or parched corn, or frumenty of the harvest" should be eaten.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • A handful of this meal-offering mingled with oil was burned on the altar together with incense, and the remainder was allotted to the priests, to be eaten unleavened within the Temple precincts (Lev., vi, 14-18; Num., vi, 14-16).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • For this purpose the husband of the suspected woman would bring her to the priest; he must also bring with him an offering of barley meal, which is called "a meal-offering of jealousy, a meal-offering of memorial bringing guilt to remembrance".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • In the Priestly Code _minha_ is exclusively a terminus technicus for the meal-offering.


  • With every meal-offering incense is offered upon the altar; in the inner sanctuary


  • Sacrifice and meal-offering Thou hast no delight in; mine ears hast Thou opened; burnt-offering and sin-offering hast Thou not required.

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  • There the priest performs a series of ritual acts: he offers a “meal-offering of jealousy,” an offering of ground barley without oil or frankincense, unbinds the woman’s hair, makes her swear an oath that she had sexual relations with no man other than her husband, writes the oath in a scroll and erases it in water mixed with dust from the Tabernacle, and finally makes the woman drink the mixture.


  • ; Num. v., vi., xv., xix. 14-22), is repeatedly designated as _the torah of the burnt-offering_ ( 9), or _the torah of the meal-offering_ (vi,

    The Origin and Permanent Value of the Old Testament


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