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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
He ordered the people living in Jerusalem to contribute the portion prescribed for the priests and Levites so they might be obedient to the law of the Lord.
for the loaves of presentation and for the regular grain offerings and regular burnt offerings, for the Sabbaths, for the new moons, for the appointed meetings, for the holy offerings, for the sin offerings to make atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the temple of our God.
Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;
1 Chronicles 26:20
Their fellow Levites were in charge of the storehouses in God's temple and the storehouses containing consecrated items.
2 Chronicles 31:11
Hezekiah ordered that storerooms be prepared in the Lord's temple. When this was done,
A priest of Aaron's line will be with the Levites when the Levites collect the tithes, and the Levites will bring up a tenth of the tithes to the temple of our God, to the storerooms of the treasury.
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.
He made for himself a large storeroom where previously they had been keeping the grain offering, the incense, and the vessels, along with the tithes of the grain, the new wine, and the olive oil as commanded for the Levites, the singers, the gate keepers, and the offering for the priests.
1 Kings 17:13
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do as you planned. But first make a small cake for me and bring it to me; then make something for yourself and your son.
Trust in the Lord and do what is right! Settle in the land and maintain your integrity!
The seed is still in the storehouse, isn't it? And the vine, fig tree, pomegranate, and olive tree have not produced. Nevertheless, from today on I will bless you.'"
But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
2 Corinthians 9:6
My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month -- on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst open and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.
The Lord will open for you his good treasure house, the heavens, to give you rain for the land in its season and to bless all you do; you will lend to many nations but you will not borrow from any.
2 Kings 7:2
An officer who was the king's right-hand man responded to the prophet, "Look, even if the Lord made it rain by opening holes in the sky, could this happen so soon?" Elisha said, "Look, you will see it happen with your own eyes, but you will not eat any of the food!"
Pour you out
If the clouds are full of rain, they will empty themselves on the earth, and whether a tree falls to the south or to the north, the tree will lie wherever it falls.
You will still be eating stored produce from the previous year and will have to clean out what is stored from the previous year to make room for new.
2 Chronicles 31:10
Azariah, the head priest from the family of Zadok, said to him, "Since the contributions began arriving in the Lord's temple, we have had plenty to eat and have a large quantity left over. For the Lord has blessed his people, and this large amount remains."
When they had done this, they caught so many fish that their nets started to tear.
He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,
He told them, "Throw your net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." So they threw the net, and were not able to pull it in because of the large number of fish.
Then in the fifth year you may eat its fruit to add its produce to your harvest. I am the Lord your God.
"'Any tithe of the land, from the grain of the land or from the fruit of the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.
But I have given to the Levites for an inheritance the tithes of the Israelites that are offered to the Lord as a raised offering. That is why I said to them that among the Israelites they are to have no inheritance."
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.
then your barns will be filled completely, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
For indeed, I am on your side; I will turn to you, and you will be plowed and planted.
The threshing floors are full of grain; the vats overflow with fresh wine and olive oil.
But I will be different now to this remnant of my people from the way I was in those days,' says the Lord who rules over all,