Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And that we should bring the firstfruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, of wine and of oil, unto the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground unto the Levites, that the same Levites might have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.

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Bible References

The first-fruits

Leviticus 23:17
Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave-loaves of two tenth parts [of an ephah]. They shall be of fine flour. They shall be baked with leaven, for first-fruits to LORD.
Numbers 15:19
then it shall be, that, when ye eat of the bread of the land, ye shall offer up a heave-offering to LORD.
Numbers 18:12
All the best of the oil, and all the best of the vintage, and of the grain, the first-fruits of them which they give to LORD, I have given them to thee.
Deuteronomy 18:4
The first-fruits of thy grain, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, thou shall give him.
Deuteronomy 26:2
that thou shall take of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which thou shall bring in from thy land that LORD thy God gives thee, and thou shall put it in a basket, and shall go to the place which LORD thy God shall choose to

To the chambers

Nehemiah 13:5
had prepared for him a great chamber, where formerly they laid the meal-offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the grain, the new wine, and the oil, which were given by commandment to the Levites, and the s
1 Kings 6:5
And against the wall of the house he built stories round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle. And he made side-chambers round about.
2 Chronicles 31:11
Then Hezekiah commanded to prepare chambers in the house of LORD, and they prepared them.

And the tithes

Leviticus 27:30
And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is LORD's; it is holy to LORD.
Numbers 18:21
And to the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they serve, even the service of the tent of meeting.
2 Chronicles 31:6
And the sons of Israel and Judah, who dwelt in the cities of Judah, they also brought in the tithe of oxen and sheep, and the tithe of dedicated things which were consecrated to LORD their God, and laid them by heaps.
Malachi 3:8
Will a man rob God? Yet ye rob me. But ye say, How have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

General references

Leviticus 27:30
And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is LORD's; it is holy to LORD.
Deuteronomy 14:22
Thou shall surely tithe all the increase of thy seed; that which comes forth from the field year by year.