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Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
Pour you out
2 Chronicles 31:4
In addition, he gave orders to the people of Jerusalem to give to the priests and Levites that part which was theirs by right, so that they might be strong in keeping the law of the Lord.
For the holy bread, and for the regular meal offering and the regular burned offering on the Sabbaths and at the new moon and the fixed feasts, and for the sin-offerings to take away the sin of Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.
Give honour to the Lord with your wealth, and with the first-fruits of all your increase:
1 Chronicles 26:20
And the Levites their brothers were responsible for the stores of the house of God and the holy things.
2 Chronicles 31:11
Then Hezekiah said that store-rooms were to be made ready in the house of the Lord; and this was done.
And the priest, the son of Aaron, is to be with the Levites, when the Levites take the tenths: and the Levites are to take a tenth of the tenths into the house of our God, to the rooms, into the store-house;
And on that day certain men were put over the rooms where the things which had been given were stored, for the lifted offerings and the first-fruits and the tenths, and to take into them the amounts, from the fields of every town, fixed by the law for the priests and the Levites: for Judah was glad on account of the priests and the Levites who were in their places.
Had made ready for him a great room, where at one time they kept the meal offerings, the perfume, and the vessels and the tenths of the grain and wine and oil which were given by order to the Levites and the music-makers and the door-keepers, and the lifted offerings for the priests.
1 Kings 17:13
And Elijah said to her, Have no fear; go and do as you have said, but first make me a little cake of it and come and give it to me, and then make something for yourself and your son.
Have faith in the Lord, and do good; be at rest in the land, and go after righteousness.
Is the seed still in the store-house? have the vine and the fig-tree, the pomegranate and the olive-tree, still not given their fruit? from this day I will send my blessing on you.
But let your first care be for his kingdom and his righteousness; and all these other things will be given to you in addition.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But in the Writings it says, He who puts in only a small number of seeds, will get in the same; and he who puts them in from a full hand, will have produce in full measure from them.
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep came bursting through, and the windows of heaven were open;
Opening his store-house in heaven, the Lord will send rain on your land at the right time, blessing all the work of your hands: other nations will make use of your wealth, and you will have no need of theirs.
2 Kings 7:2
Then the captain whose arm was supporting the king said to the man of God, Even if the Lord made windows in heaven, would such a thing be possible? And he said, Your eyes will see it, but you will not have a taste of the food.
Pour you out
If the clouds are full of rain, they send it down on the earth; and if a tree comes down to the south, or the north, in whatever place it comes down, there it will be.
And old stores long kept will be your food, and you will take out the old because of the new;
2 Chronicles 31:10
And Azariah, the chief priest, of the family of Zadok, said in answer, From the time when the people first came with their offerings into the house of the Lord, we have had food enough, and more than enough: for the blessing of the Lord is on his people; and there is this great store which has not been used.
And when they had done this, they got such a great number of fish that it seemed as if their nets would be broken;
And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:
And he said to them, Let down the net on the right side of the boat and you will get some. So they put it in the water and now they were not able to get it up again because of the great number of fish.
But in the fifth year you may take the fruit and the increase of it for your food: I am the Lord your God.
And every tenth part of the land, of the seed planted, or of the fruit of trees, is holy to the Lord.
For the tenths which the children of Israel give as a lifted offering to the Lord I have given to the Levites as their heritage. and so I have said to them, Among the children of Israel they will have no heritage.
And to take the first-fruits of our land, and the first-fruits of every sort of tree, year by year, into the house of the Lord;
So your store-houses will be full of grain, and your vessels overflowing with new wine.
For truly I am for you, and I will be turned to you, and you will be ploughed and planted:
And the floors will be full of grain, and the crushing-places overflowing with wine and oil.
But now I will not be to the rest of this people as I was in the past, says the Lord of armies.