Heave-shoulder (שׁוֹק תּרוּמָה, Sept. βραχίων ἀφαιρέματος.) is the name applied to the (right) shoulder that fell to the priests in the presentation of animals as a thank-offering (Le 7:34; Numbers vi. 20; 18:18), which could be eaten only by such of their families as were in a ceremonially clean state (Le 10:14). SEE OFFERING.

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