heave offering

noun

Definition of heave offering

: a separated portion of an ancient Israelite religious offering that was ceremonially raised and lowered in dedication to God and that afterward was reserved for the officiating priest's use

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“Heave offering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heave%20offering. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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