Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

Bible References

If the first-fruit

Exodus 22:29
Thou shall not delay to offer from thy harvest, and from the outflow of thy presses. The first-born of thy sons thou shall give to me.
Exodus 23:16
and the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labors, which thou sow in the field, and the feast of ingathering at the end of the year, when thou gather in thy labors out of the field.
Leviticus 23:10
Speak to the sons of Israel, and say to them, When ye have come into the land which I give to you, and shall reap the harvest of it, then ye shall bring the sheaf of the first-fruits of your harvest to the priest.
Numbers 15:17
And LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
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 26:10
And now, behold, I have brought the first of the fruit of the ground, which thou, O LORD, have given me. And thou shall set it down before LORD thy God, and worship before LORD thy God.
Nehemiah 10:35
and to bring the first-fruits of our ground, and the first-fruits of all fruit of all manner of trees, year by year, to the house of LORD,
Proverbs 3:9
Honor LORD with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase,
Ezekiel 44:30
And the first of all the first-fruits of every thing, and every oblation of everything, of all your oblations, shall be for the priest. Ye shall also give to the priests the first of your dough, to cause a blessing to rest on thy h
James 1:18
Having deliberated, he begot us by the word of truth for us to be a certain first fruit of his creatures.
Revelation 14:4
These are men who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were out of men purchased by Jesus, a first fruit to God and to the Lamb.

And if

Romans 11:17
And if some of the branches were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them, and became a joint partaker of the root of the fatness of the olive tree,
Genesis 17:7
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee and to thy seed after thee.
Jeremiah 2:21
Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed. How then have thou turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me?
1 Corinthians 7:14
For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified by the husband, then otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy.