Origin of showbreadfrom earlier shewbread from shew + bread, after German schaubrot, Luther's translated, translation of Classical Hebrew (language) lechim panim, literally , bread of the (divine) face, or presence
Origin of showbreadTranslation 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 lehem pānîm ( lehem bread ) ( pānîm divine presence )
- The twelve loaves of bread placed daily by the Jewish priests in the Holy Place on the table.