Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.
If the first-fruit
If the first-fruit
Thy fulness and thine outflow, shalt thou not delay, - the firstborn of thy sons, shalt thou give to me.
And the festival of harvest with the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou shalt sow in the field, And the festival of ingathering - at the outgoing of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.
Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou shalt say unto them: - When ye enter into the land which, I, am giving you, and ye reap the harvest thereof, then shall ye bring in a sheaf of the first-ripe corn of your harvest, unto the priest;
the firstfruit of thy corn thy new wine and thine oil and the first of the fleece of thy flock, shalt thou give unto him.
Now, therefore lo! I have brought in the first of the fruit of the soil, which thou hast given unto me, O Yahweh. Thus shalt thou set it down before Yahweh thy God, and shall bow thyself down before Yahweh thy God;
And that we would bring in the firstfruits of our ground, and the firstfruit of all fruit of all trees, year by year, - unto the house of Yahweh;
Honour thou Yahweh, with thy substance, and with the firstfruit of all thine increase;
And the first of all the firstfruits of everything, and every heave-offering of everything, from among all your heave-offerings to the priests, shall it belong, - The first of your meal, shall ye give to the priest, To cause a blessing to rest upon by house.
Because he was so minded, he hath brought us forth with a word of truth, to the end we should be a sort of firstfruit of his creatures
These, are they, who with women, were not defiled, for they are, virgin. These, are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he is going. These, were redeemed from mankind, as a firstfruit unto God and the Lamb;
If, however, some of the branches, have been broken out, and, thou, being a wild olive hast been grafted in among them, and hast become a joint partaker of the root of the fatness of the olive,
And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;
Yet, I, planted thee a precious vine, a wholly true seed, - How then didst thou change thyself towards me, into the degenerate plantings of the alien vine?
1 Corinthians 7:14
For the husband that believeth not is hallowed in the wife, and the wife that believeth not is hallowed in the brother: else were, your children, impure, but, now, are they, pure.