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Peace offerings


Peace offerings — (Heb. shelamim, detailed regulations regarding given in Lev. 3; 7:11–21, 29–34. They were of three kinds, (1) eucharistic or thanksgiving offerings, expressive of gratitude for blessings received; (2) in fulfilment of a vow, but expressive also of thanks for benefits recieved; and (3) free-will offerings, something spontaneously devoted to God.