Deuteronomy 18:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Now thisוְזֶ֡ה
(ve·zeh)
2088: this, herea prim. pronoun
shall be the priests'הַכֹּהֲנִ֜ים
(hak·ko·ha·nim)
3548: priestfrom an unused word
dueמִשְׁפַּ֨ט
(mish·pat)
4941: judgmentfrom shaphat
from the people,הָעָ֗ם
(ha·'am)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
from those who offer a sacrifice,זֹבְחֵ֥י
(zo·ve·chei)
2076: to slaughter for sacrificea prim. root
eitherאִם־
(im-)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
an oxשֹׁ֣ור
(sho·vr)
7794: a head of cattle (bullock, ox, etc.)from an unused word
orאִם־
(im-)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
a sheep,שֶׂ֑ה
(seh;)
7716: one of a flock, a sheep (or goat)of uncertain derivation
of which they shall giveוְנָתַן֙
(ve·na·tan)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
to the priestלַכֹּהֵ֔ן
(lak·ko·hen,)
3548: priestfrom an unused word
the shoulderהַזְּרֹ֥עַ
(haz·ze·ro·a')
2220: arm, shoulder, strengthfrom an unused word
and the two cheeksוְהַלְּחָיַ֖יִם
(ve·hal·le·cha·ya·yim)
3895: jaw, cheekfrom an unused word
and the stomach.וְהַקֵּבָֽה׃
(ve·hak·ke·vah.)
6896: stomach, bellyfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
And this shall be the priest's
kohen  (ko-hane')
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
due
mishpat  (mish-pawt')
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
from the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
from them that offer
zabach  (zaw-bakh')
to slaughter an animal (usually in sacrifice) -- kill, offer, (do) sacrifice, slay.
a sacrifice
zebach  (zeh'-bakh)
a slaughter, i.e. the flesh of an animal; by implication, a sacrifice (the victim or the act) -- offer(-ing), sacrifice.
whether it be ox
showr  (shore)
a bullock (as a traveller) -- bull(-ock), cow, ox
or sheep
seh  (seh)
a member of a flock, i.e. a sheep or goat -- (lesser, small) cattle, ewe, goat, lamb, sheep.
and they shall give
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
unto the priest
kohen  (ko-hane')
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
the shoulder
zrowa`  (zer-o'-ah)
the arm (as stretched out), or (of animals) the foreleg; figuratively, force -- arm, + help, mighty, power, shoulder, strength.
and the two cheeks
lchiy  (lekh-ee')
the cheek (from its fleshiness); hence, the jaw-bone -- cheek (bone), jaw (bone).
and the maw
qebah  (kay-baw')
the paunch (as a cavity) or first stomach of ruminants -- maw.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now this shall be the priests' due from the people, from those who offer a sacrifice, either an ox or a sheep, of which they shall give to the priest the shoulder and the two cheeks and the stomach.

King James Bible
And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is the priests' share from the people who offer a sacrifice, whether it is an ox, a sheep, or a goat; the priests are to be given the shoulder, jaws, and stomach.

International Standard Version
"A portion of what the people offer in sacrifice, whether cattle or sheep, is to be due the priests. They must set aside the shoulder, jowls, and stomach for the priest.

NET Bible
This shall be the priests' fair allotment from the people who offer sacrifices, whether bull or sheep--they must give to the priest the shoulder, the jowls, and the stomach.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what the people owe the priests whenever they sacrifice an ox, a sheep, or a goat: the shoulder, jaws, and stomach.

King James 2000 Bible
And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two jowls, and the stomach.
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