Leviticus 23:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The priestהַכֹּהֵ֣ן
(hak·ko·hen)
3548: priestfrom an unused word
shall then waveוְהֵנִ֣יף
(ve·he·nif)
5130: to move to and fro, wave, sprinklea prim. root
them with the breadלֶ֨חֶם
(le·chem)
3899: bread, foodfrom lacham
of the first fruitsהַבִּכּוּרִ֤ים
(hab·bik·ku·rim)
1061: first fruitsfrom bakar
for a wave offeringתְּנוּפָה֙
(te·nu·fah)
8573: a swinging, waving, wave offering, offeringfrom nuph
with twoשְׁנֵ֖י
(she·nei)
8147: two (a card. number)from shanah
lambsכְּבָשִׂ֑ים
(ke·va·sim;)
3532: a lambof uncertain derivation
beforeלִפְנֵ֣י
(lif·nei)
6440: face, facesfrom panah
the LORD;יְהוָ֔ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
they are to be holyקֹ֛דֶשׁ
(ko·desh)
6944: apartness, sacrednessfrom an unused word
to the LORDלַיהוָ֖ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
for the priest.לַכֹּהֵֽן׃
(lak·ko·hen.)
3548: priestfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
And 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.
shall wave
nuwph  (noof)
to quiver (i.e. vibrate up and down, or rock to and fro); used in a great variety of applications (including sprinkling, beckoning, rubbing, bastinadoing, sawing, waving, etc.)
them with the bread
lechem  (lekh'-em)
food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) -- (shew-)bread, eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.
of the firstfruits
bikkuwr  (bik-koor')
the first-fruits of the crop -- first fruit (-ripe (figuratively), hasty fruit.
for a wave offering
tnuwphah  (ten-oo-faw')
a brandishing (in threat); by implication, tumult; specifically, the official undulation of sacrificial offerings -- offering, shaking, wave (offering).
before
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
with the two
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
lambs
kebes  (keh-bes')
a ram (just old enough to butt) -- lamb, sheep.
they shall be holy
qodesh  (ko'-desh)
a sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity -- consecrated (thing), dedicated (thing), hallowed (thing), holiness, (most) holy (day, portion, thing), saint, sanctuary.
to the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
for 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.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'The priest shall then wave them with the bread of the first fruits for a wave offering with two lambs before the LORD; they are to be holy to the LORD for the priest.

King James Bible
And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the firstfruits for a wave offering before the LORD, with the two lambs: they shall be holy to the LORD for the priest.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The priest will wave the lambs with the bread of firstfruits as a presentation offering before the LORD; the bread and the two lambs will be holy to the LORD for the priest.

International Standard Version
Then the priest is to wave them—the two lambs with the bread of first fruits—as raised offerings in the LORD's presence. They'll be sacred to the LORD on account of the priest.

NET Bible
and the priest is to wave them--the two lambs--along with the bread of the first fruits, as a wave offering before the LORD; they will be holy to the LORD for the priest.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The priest must present them along with the bread of the first harvested grain as an offering to the LORD. All this, along with the two lambs, will be holy and will belong to the LORD's priests.

King James 2000 Bible
And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the first fruits for a wave offering before the LORD with the two lambs: they shall be holy to the LORD for the priest.
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