Mess (מִשׂאֵת, maseth', a lifting up, as of the hands, Ps 141:2; or of flame, Jg 20:38,40; so of a sign, Jer 6:1; hence an oracle or "burden," La 2:14), properly a gift (" oblation," "reward," etc., Es 2:18; Jer 40:5; Amos v. 11); also tribute ("oblation," "collection," 2Ch 24:6,9; Eze 20:40); specially a portion of food to a guest (Ge 43:34; 2Sa 11:8). SEE EATING.

Definition of mess

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