Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD:
But you shall seek the Lord at the place which the Lord your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, and there you shall come.
You shall eat in the presence of the Lord your God,
at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to fear the Lord your God always.
You and your household shall eat it every year before the Lord your God in the place which the Lord chooses.
You shall sacrifice the Passover to the Lord your God from the flock and the herd, in the place where the Lord chooses to establish His name.
If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the Lord your God chooses.
“Now if a Levite comes from any of your
towns throughout Israel where he resides, and comes whenever he desires to the place which the Lord chooses,
He shall live with you in your midst, in the place which he shall choose in one of your
towns where it pleases him; you shall not mistreat him.
that you shall take some of
the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that the Lord your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where the Lord your God chooses to establish His name.
when all Israel comes
to appear before the Lord your God at the place which He will choose, you shall read this law in front of all Israel in their hearing.
Then the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled themselves at
Shiloh, and set up the tent of meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.
1 Kings 8:13
“ I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever.”
But chose the tribe of Judah,
Zion which He loved.
“But go now to My place which was in
Shiloh, where I made My name dwell at the first, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel.
Our fathers worshiped in this mountain, and you people say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.”
but in the place which the Lord chooses in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.
Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;