Greek - English Dictionary
G536 - Firstfruits
|Word Origin:||From a compound of G575 and G756|
|Part of Speech:||Noun Feminine|
a beginning of sacrifice that is the (Jewish) first fruit (figuratively)
1. to offer firstlings or firstfruits
2. to take away the firstfruits of the productions of the earth which was offered to God. The first portion of the dough, from which sacred loaves were to be prepared. Hence term used of persons consecrated to God for all time.
3. persons superior in excellence to others of the same class
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by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.