Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?
1 Corinthians 10:18
See Israel after the flesh: do not those who take as food the offerings of the altar take a part in the altar?
And whatever is over Aaron and his sons may have for their food, taking it without leaven in a holy place; in the open space of the Tent of meeting they may take a meal of it.
Every male among the priests may have it as food in a holy place: it is most holy.
And every offering lifted up of all the holy things which the children of Israel give to the priest, will be his.
And the Lord said to Aaron, See, I have given into your care my lifted offerings; even all the holy things of the children of Israel I have given to you and to your sons as your right for ever, because you have been marked with the holy oil.
For this reason Levi has no part or heritage for himself among his brothers: the Lord is his heritage, as the Lord your God said to him.)
The priests, the Levites, that is, all the tribe of Levi, will have no part or heritage with Israel: their food and their heritage will be the offerings of the Lord made by fire.
1 Samuel 2:28
Did I take him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest and to go up to my altar to make the smoke of the offerings go up and to take up the ephod? Did I give to your father's family all the offerings made by fire by the children of Israel?
And the right leg you are to give to the priest for an offering to be lifted up out of what is given for your peace-offerings.
And when the sun has gone down he will be clean; and after that he may take part in the holy food, because it is his bread.
Give orders to the children of Israel to give to the Levites, from the heritage which is theirs, towns for themselves, with land on the outskirts of the towns.
But let him who gets teaching in the word give a part in all good things to his teacher.