Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to place his name there.
That thou shalt
- Deuteronomy 16:10
- Deuteronomy 18:4
- Exodus 23:16
- Exodus 34:26
- Leviticus 2:12
- Numbers 18:12
- 2 Kings 4:42
- 2 Chronicles 31:5
- Nehemiah 10:35
- Nehemiah 12:44
- Nehemiah 13:31
- Proverbs 3:9
- Jeremiah 2:3
- Ezekiel 20:40
- Ezekiel 44:30
- Ezekiel 48:14
That thou shalt
Then you are to celebrate the Festival of Weeks before the Lord your God with the voluntary offering that you will bring, in proportion to how he has blessed you.
You must give them the best of your grain, new wine, and olive oil, as well as the best of your wool when you shear your flocks.
"You are also to observe the Feast of Harvest, the firstfruits of your labors that you have sown in the field, and the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year when you have gathered in your harvest out of the field.
"The first of the firstfruits of your soil you must bring to the house of the Lord your God. You must not cook a young goat in its mother's milk."
You can present them to the Lord as an offering of first fruit, but they must not go up to the altar for a soothing aroma.
"All the best of the olive oil and all the best of the wine and of the wheat, the first fruits of these things that they give to the Lord, I have given to you.
2 Kings 4:42
Now a man from Baal Shalisha brought some food for the prophet -- twenty loaves of bread made from the firstfruits of the barley harvest, as well as fresh ears of grain. Elisha said, "Set it before the people so they may eat."
2 Chronicles 31:5
When the edict was issued, the Israelites freely contributed the initial portion of their grain, wine, olive oil, honey, and all the produce of their fields. They brought a tenth of everything, which added up to a huge amount.
We also accept responsibility for bringing the first fruits of our land and the first fruits of every fruit tree year by year to the temple of the LORD.
On that day men were appointed over the storerooms for the contributions, first fruits, and tithes, to gather into them from the fields of the cities the portions prescribed by the law for the priests and the Levites, for the people of Judah took delight in the priests and Levites who were ministering.
I also provided for the wood offering at the appointed times and also for the first fruits. Please remember me for good, O my God.
Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;
Israel was set apart to the Lord; they were like the first fruits of a harvest to him. All who tried to devour them were punished; disaster came upon them," says the Lord.'"
For there on my holy mountain, the high mountain of Israel, declares the sovereign Lord, all the house of Israel will serve me, all of them in the land. I will accept them there, and there I will seek your contributions and your choice gifts, with all your holy things.
The first of all the first fruits and all contributions of any kind will be for the priests; you will also give to the priest the first portion of your dough, so that a blessing may rest on your house.
They must not sell or exchange any of it; they must not transfer this choice portion of land, for it is set apart to the Lord.
Not only this, but we ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we eagerly await our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
If the first portion of the dough offered is holy, then the whole batch is holy, and if the root is holy, so too are the branches.
Also greet the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia.
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
1 Corinthians 16:2
On the first day of the week, each of you should set aside some income and save it to the extent that God has blessed you, so that a collection will not have to be made when I come.
By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
These are the ones who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from humanity as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb,
But you must seek only the place he chooses from all your tribes to establish his name as his place of residence, and you must go there.
The entire Israelite community assembled at Shiloh and there they set up the tent of meeting. Though they had subdued the land,
2 Chronicles 6:6
But now I have chosen Jerusalem as a place to live, and I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'