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24 Bible Verses about Showbread

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Leviticus 24:8

Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.

1 Chronicles 9:32

And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the showbread, to prepare it every sabbath.

Leviticus 24:7-8

And you shall put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the LORD. Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.

Leviticus 24:9

And it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD made by fire, a perpetual statute.

Matthew 12:4-5

How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the showbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them who were with him, but only for the priests? Or have you not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Exodus 26:35

And you shall set the table outside the veil, and the lampstand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south: and you shall put the table on the north side.

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle made; the first, in which was the lampstand, and the table, and the showbread; which is called the sanctuary.

Exodus 25:23-28

You shall also make a table of acacia wood: two cubits shall be the length of it, and a cubit the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it. And you shall overlay it with pure gold, and make for it a molding of gold round about. And you shall make unto it a border of a handbreadth round about, and you shall make a golden molding in the border of it round about.read more.
And you shall make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are at its four legs. Close to the border shall the rings be for places for the poles to bear the table. And you shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them.

Numbers 4:7-8

And upon the table of showbread they shall spread a cloth of blue, and put thereon the dishes, and the spoons, and the bowls, and covers to cover them: and the showbread shall be on it: And they shall spread upon them a cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with a covering of badger skins, and shall put in its poles.

Numbers 4:16

And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest pertains the oil for the light, and the sweet incense, and the daily grain offering, and the anointing oil, and the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that is therein, in the sanctuary, and in the utensils thereof.

Exodus 28:10-12

Six of their names on one stone, and the other six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth. With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shall you engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel: you shall make them to be set in settings of gold. And you shall put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.

Exodus 25:30

And you shall set upon the table showbread before me always.

Leviticus 24:5

And you shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes of it: two- tenth of an ephah shall be in one cake.

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Nehemiah 10:32-33

Also we made ordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God; For the showbread, and for the continual grain offering, and for the continual burnt offering, of the sabbaths, of the new moons, for the set feasts, and for the holy things, and for the sin offerings to make an atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.

1 Chronicles 23:29

Both for the showbread, and for the fine flour for meal offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is mixed with all kinds of measures and sizes;

Exodus 40:23

And he set the bread in order upon it before the LORD; as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 24:6

And you shall set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the pure gold table before the LORD.

Leviticus 24:7

And you shall put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

1 Samuel 21:4-6

And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women. And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a truth women have been kept from us for these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel. So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there but the showbread, that was taken away from before the LORD, to put hot bread in its place the day when it was taken away.

Matthew 12:4

How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the showbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them who were with him, but only for the priests?

From Thematic Bible


Showbread » Placed in two rows on the table by the priests

Exodus 25:30

And you shall set upon the table showbread before me always.

Exodus 40:23

And he set the bread in order upon it before the LORD; as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 24:6

And you shall set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the pure gold table before the LORD.

Showbread » Illustrative of » The church

Showbread » Prepared by levites

1 Chronicles 9:32

And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the showbread, to prepare it every sabbath.

1 Chronicles 23:29

Both for the showbread, and for the fine flour for meal offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is mixed with all kinds of measures and sizes;

Showbread » Materials for, provided by the people

Leviticus 24:8

Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.

Nehemiah 10:32-33

Also we made ordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God; For the showbread, and for the continual grain offering, and for the continual burnt offering, of the sabbaths, of the new moons, for the set feasts, and for the holy things, and for the sin offerings to make an atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.

Showbread » Not lawful for any but the priests to eat, except in extreme cases

Matthew 12:4

How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the showbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them who were with him, but only for the priests?

1 Samuel 21:4-6

And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women. And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a truth women have been kept from us for these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel. So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there but the showbread, that was taken away from before the LORD, to put hot bread in its place the day when it was taken away.

Showbread » Table of » Placed in the north side of the tabernacle

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle made; the first, in which was the lampstand, and the table, and the showbread; which is called the sanctuary.

Exodus 40:22

And he put the table in the tent of the congregation, upon the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil.

Showbread » Table of » Had rings of gold in the corners for the staves

Exodus 25:26-27

And you shall make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are at its four legs. Close to the border shall the rings be for places for the poles to bear the table.

Showbread » After removal from the table given to the priests

Leviticus 24:9

And it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD made by fire, a perpetual statute.

Showbread » Was changed every sabbath day

Leviticus 24:8

Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.

Showbread » Pure frankincense placed on

Leviticus 24:7

And you shall put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

Showbread » Twelve cakes of fine flour

Leviticus 24:5

And you shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes of it: two- tenth of an ephah shall be in one cake.

Showbread » Called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread on hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Showbread » Table of » Had dishes, spoons, covers, and bowls of gold

Exodus 25:29

And you shall make its dishes, and its spoons, and its covers, and its bowls for pouring: of pure gold shall you make them.

Showbread » Table of » Had staves of shittim wood covered with gold

Exodus 25:28

And you shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them.

Showbread » Table of » Had an ornamental border

Exodus 25:25

And you shall make unto it a border of a handbreadth round about, and you shall make a golden molding in the border of it round about.

Showbread » Table of » Dimensions, &c of

Exodus 25:23

You shall also make a table of acacia wood: two cubits shall be the length of it, and a cubit the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it.

Showbread » Table of » Covered with gold

Exodus 25:24

And you shall overlay it with pure gold, and make for it a molding of gold round about.

Showbread » Table of » Directions for removing

Numbers 4:7

And upon the table of showbread they shall spread a cloth of blue, and put thereon the dishes, and the spoons, and the bowls, and covers to cover them: and the showbread shall be on it:

Showbread » Illustrative of » Christ, as the bread of life