Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not delay to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me.

The firstborn

General references

Bible References

Shalt not delay

Exodus 23:16
And the festival of harvest with the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou shalt sow in the field, And the festival of ingathering - at the outgoing of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.
Deuteronomy 26:2
then shalt thou take - of the first of all the fruit of the soil which thou shalt bring in from thy land which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee and shalt put it in a basket, - and go thy way unto the place which Yahweh thy God shall choose, to make a habitation for his name there.
2 Kings 4:42
And, a man, came in from Baal-Shalisha, and brought for the man of God firstfruit bread, twenty barley loaves, and garden grain in the husk thereof. And he said - Give to the people, that they may eat.
2 Chronicles 31:5
And, as soon as the thing spread abroad, the sons of Israel caused to abound the firstfruit of corn, new wine, and oil, and honey, and all the increase of the field,-yea, the tithe of all - in abundance, brought they in.
Proverbs 3:9
Honour thou Yahweh, with thy substance, and with the firstfruit of all thine increase;
Ezekiel 20:40
For in my holy mountain. In the mountain of the height of Israel, Declareth, My Lord Yahweh, There shall all the house of Israel serve me, all of it, in the land, There will I accept them, and There, will I seek your heave-offerings and the firstfruits of your gifts, in all your holy things:
Micah 7:1
Alas for me! for I am become as gatherings of summer fruit, as gleaning-grapes in harvest, there is no cluster to eat, the first ripe fruit, my soul, craved.
Matthew 6:33
But be seeking first, the kingdom and its righteousness, - and, all these things, shall be added unto you.
Romans 8:23
And, not only so, but, we ourselves, also, who have the first-fruit of the Spirit - weeven ourselves, within our own selves do sigh, - sonship ardently awaiting - the redeeming of our body; -
James 1:18
Because he was so minded, he hath brought us forth with a word of truth, to the end we should be a sort of firstfruit of his creatures

The firstborn

Exodus 13:2
Hallow to me every firstborn, that which any female first beareth among the sons of Israel, among men and among beasts, - mine! it is.
Exodus 34:19
Every one that is the first to be born, is mine, - and every one of thy cattle that is born a male, firstling of oxen or sheep.

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Proverbs 3:9
Honour thou Yahweh, with thy substance, and with the firstfruit of all thine increase;