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.

General references

Bible References

The first-fruits

Leviticus 23:17
From your dwellings shall ye bring two loaves lifted up, of two tenths of fine flour shall they be; leavened shall they be, baked, the first-fruits to Jehovah.
Numbers 15:19
And it was in your eating from the bread of the land, ye shall lift up a lifting up to Jehovah.
Numbers 18:12
All the fat of the oil, and all the fat of the new wine, and of the grain, their first-fruits which they shall give to Jehovah, to thee I gave them.
Deuteronomy 18:4
The first fruits of thy grain, of thy new wine, and thy new oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep thou shalt give to him.
Deuteronomy 26:2
And thou tookest from the first of all the fruit of the land which thou shalt bring from thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, and put in a basket, and go to the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there.

To the chambers

Nehemiah 13:5
And he will make for him a great cell, and there before them were given the gifts, the frankincense and the vessels, and the tenth of the grain of the new wine and the new oil, (the command of the Levites, and those singing, and the gate-keepers,) and the oblations of the priests.
1 Kings 6:5
And he will build upon the wall of the house a floor round about the walls of the house round about for the temple, for the oracle: and he will make ribs round about
2 Chronicles 31:11
And Hezekiah will say to prepare cells in the house of Jehovah; and they will prepare,

And the tithes

Leviticus 27:30
And all the tenth of the land from the seed of the land, from the fruit of the tree, is to Jehovah: it is holy to Jehovah.
Numbers 18:21
And to the sons of Levi, behold, I gave all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance for their services which they served, the service of the tent of appointment
2 Chronicles 31:6
And the sons of Israel and Judah dwelling in the cities of Judah, also they brought in the tenth of oxen and sheep, and the tenth of the holies being consecrated to Jehovah their God, and they will give heaps, heaps.
Malachi 3:8
Will man defraud God? For ye defraud me. And ye said, In what did we defraud thee? The tenths and the offerings.

General references

Leviticus 27:30
And all the tenth of the land from the seed of the land, from the fruit of the tree, is to Jehovah: it is holy to Jehovah.
Deuteronomy 14:22
Taking the tenth, thou shalt take the tenth of all thy produce of thy used of the field bringing forth year by year