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Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Heb. shelamim), detailed regulations regarding given in Leviticus 3
. 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.
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Peace Offerings'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/p/peace-offerings.html. 1897.