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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
Moreover, he commanded the people that dwelt in Jerusalem to give the portion of the priests and the Levites, that they might be encouraged in the law of the LORD.
for the showbread and for the continual present and for the continual burnt offering, and of the sabbaths and of the new moons, for the appointed feasts and for the holy things and for the atonement for sin to reconcile Israel and for all the work of the house of our God.
Honour the LORD with thy substance and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
1 Chronicles 26:20
And of the Levites, Ahijah was over the treasures of the house of God and over the treasures of the holy things.
2 Chronicles 31:11
Then Hezekiah commanded that they prepare chambers in the house of the LORD, and they prepared them
And that the priest, the son of Aaron, shall be with the Levites when the Levites receive tithes; and the Levites shall offer the tithe of the tithes in the house of our God, to the chambers, in the treasure house.
And at that time men were appointed over the chambers of the treasures, of the offerings, of the firstfruits, and of the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the legal portions for the priests and the Levites; for the joy of Judah was upon the priests and the Levites that served.
and he had prepared for him a great chamber, where before they had kept the present, the frankincense, the vessels, the tithe of the grain, of the new wine, and of the oil, which was commanded to be given to the Levites, to the singers and the porters and the offerings of the priests.
1 Kings 17:13
And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said; but first make me a little cake of bread baked under the ashes and bring it unto me, and afterwards thou shalt make for thee and for thy son.
Beth Wait in the LORD and do good; live in the land and uphold the truth.
Is not the seed yet in the barn? Not even the vine, nor the fig tree, nor the pomegranate, nor the olive tree, has blossomed yet, but from this day will I bless you.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings.
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of the heavens were opened.
The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven, to give the rain unto thy land in its season and to bless all the work of thine hand. And thou shalt lend unto many Gentiles, and thou shalt not borrow.
2 Kings 7:2
Then a captain on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat of it.
Pour you out
If the clouds are full of rain, they shall empty themselves upon the earth; and if the tree falls toward the south or toward the north, in the place where the tree falls, there it shall remain.
And ye shall eat old store and bring forth the old because of the new.
2 Chronicles 31:10
And Azariah, the high priest of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have eaten and been satisfied and have had an abundance left over; for the LORD has blessed his people, and that which is left is this great store.
And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking.
And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully;
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
And in the fifth year ye shall eat of the fruit thereof that it may yield unto you the increase thereof. I AM your God.
And all the tithes of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD's; it is holiness unto the LORD.
For unto the Levites I have given the tithes of the sons of Israel as inheritance, which they shall offer unto the LORD as offerings; therefore, I have said unto them, Among the sons of Israel they shall possess no inheritance.
And that each year we would bring the firstfruits of our ground and the firstfruits of all fruit of all trees, unto the house of the LORD.
So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown;
And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.
But now I will not do unto the residue of this people as in the former days, said the LORD of the hosts.