Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks unto the LORD thy God with a tribute of a freewill offering of thine hand, which thou shalt give unto the LORD thy God, according as the LORD thy God hath blessed thee:
Three times in the year, shall each one of thy males see the face of Yahweh thy God, in the place which he shall choose, at the festival of unleavened cakes and at the festival of weeks and at the festival of booths, - and none shall see the face of Yahweh empty-handed:
And, if his hand cannot reach sufficient for a lamb, then shall he bring in to bear his guilt - for that he hath sinned - two turtle-doves, or two young pigeons unto Yahweh, - one for a sin-bearer, and one for an ascending-sacrifice.
But, if her hand findeth not sufficiency for a lamb, then shall she take two turtle doves or two young pigeons, one for an ascending-sacrifice and one for a sin-bearer, - so shall the priest put a propitiatory-covering over her, and she shall he clean.
And, when, any man, hath no kinsman, - but his own hand getteth enough, so that he findeth what is needed to redeem it,
Honour thou Yahweh, with thy substance, and with the firstfruit of all thine increase;
every man according as his hand can give, - according to the blessing of Yahweh thy God, which he hath bestowed upon thee.
The blessing of Yahweh, itself maketh rich, and he addeth no grievance therewith.
Who knoweth, he may turn and grieve, - and leave behind him, a blessing, a meal-offering and a drink-offering, to Yahweh your God?
Now, therefore, I pray you apply your heart, from this day and upwards, - So long as there had not been laid one stone upon another in the temple of Yahweh,
Bring ye all the tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, Yea, I pray you, put me to the proof hereby, saith Yahweh of hosts, whether I will not open to you the sluices of the heavens, and pour out for you blessing, until there be no room.
1 Corinthians 16:2
Upon the first of the week, let, each one of you, put, by itself, in store, as he may be prospering, - lest, as soon as I come, then, collections, should be in progress.
2 Corinthians 8:10
And, a judgment, herein, do I give, - for, this, unto you, is profitable, - who, indeed, not only of the doing, but of the desiring, made for yourselves a beginning a year ago; -
2 Corinthians 9:5
Necessary, therefore, I regarded it, to exhort the brethren that they would go forward unto you, and make up beforehand your previously-promised blessing. The same, to be ready - thus, as a blessing, and not as of constraint.
Then shall ye keep count to yourselves from the morrow of the sabbath, from the day ye brought in the wave sheaf, - seven sabbaths complete, shall there be:
Seven weeks, shalt thou count unto thee, - from the beginning of thrusting in the sickle into the standing corn, shalt thou begin to count, seven weeks.