First fruits

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Exodus 34:26

"You are to bring the best of the first fruits of the ground to the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in its mother's milk."

Ezekiel 44:30

The first portion of all the first fruits of every kind and every offering of any kind is to be for the priests. You are to give the priest the first portion of your grain. As a result a blessing will rest on your household.

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

Exodus 23:19

"You are to bring the best of the first fruits of your soil to the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in its mother's milk."

Deuteronomy 26:2

Gather all the first produce of the ground that you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is about to give you, place it in a basket, and bring it to the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was consecrated to the LORD, she was the first fruits of his produce. All who devoured her became guilty and disaster came on them," declares the LORD.'"

Exodus 23:16

You are to observe the Festival of Harvest, celebrating the first fruits of your work in planting the field, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the end of the year, when you gather the fruit of your work from the field.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints

Romans 11:16

If the first part of the dough is holy, so is the whole batch. If the root is holy, so are the branches.

Deuteronomy 14:22

"Be sure to tithe annually from everything you plant that yields a harvest in the field.

Revelation 14:4

They have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins, and they follow the lamb wherever he goes. They have been redeemed from among humanity as the first fruits for God and the lamb.

Deuteronomy 26:10

Now, look I brought the first produce of the land that you, LORD, have given me.'

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

Leviticus 2:12

You may bring them to the LORD as an offering of first fruits, but they are not to be offered on the altar for a pleasing aroma."

Leviticus 27:30

"Any tithes of the land from grain grown on the land or from fruit grown on the trees belong to the LORD. They are sacred to the LORD.

Nehemiah 13:31

and I arranged at the appointed time for the supply of wood, and for the first fruits. Remember me, my God, with favor.

Nehemiah 10:35

We also cast lots to determine when to bring the first fruits of our land and the annual first fruits of all fruit of every tree to the Temple of the LORD,

Deuteronomy 26:1

"When you arrive in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you as an inheritance, take possession of it and settle in it.

Leviticus 19:23

"When you have entered the land and planted all sorts of trees for food, regard its fruit as uncircumcised for the first three years for you. It is not to be eaten.

Numbers 28:26

"On the first day of your harvest season, you are to hold a sacred assembly when you present your first fruits during the Festival of Weeks. No servile work is to be done.

Leviticus 23:20

Then the priest is to wave them the two lambs with the bread of first fruits as raised offerings in the LORD's presence. They'll be sacred to the LORD on account of the priest.

Malachi 3:10

"Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse that there may be food in my house. So put me to the test in this right now," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and see if I won't throw open the windows of heaven for you and pour out on you blessing without measure.

Numbers 18:12

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Nehemiah 10:37

We also determined to present the first fruits of our ground grain, our offerings, the fruit of all kinds of trees, wines, and oil to the priests, to the chambers of the Temple of our God, and the tithes of our land to the descendants of Levi, so those descendants of Levi could collect the tithes in all the towns where we worked:

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First fruits » First ripe of fruits, grain, oil, wine, and first of fleece, required as an offering

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

2 Chronicles 31:5

As the word spread around, the people of Israel gave generously for the first fruits of grain, wine, oil, honey, and all of the produce of the fields. They generously gave a tithe of everything.

Nehemiah 10:37

We also determined to present the first fruits of our ground grain, our offerings, the fruit of all kinds of trees, wines, and oil to the priests, to the chambers of the Temple of our God, and the tithes of our land to the descendants of Levi, so those descendants of Levi could collect the tithes in all the towns where we worked:

First fruits » Figurative

Romans 11:16

If the first part of the dough is holy, so is the whole batch. If the root is holy, so are the branches.

1 Corinthians 15:23

However, this will happen to each person in the proper order: first the Messiah, then those who belong to the Messiah when he comes.

First fruits » Presented at the tabernacle

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

Exodus 23:19

"You are to bring the best of the first fruits of your soil to the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in its mother's milk."

Exodus 34:26

"You are to bring the best of the first fruits of the ground to the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in its mother's milk."

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

Approach the priest who is in charge at that time and say to him, "I acknowledge today to the LORD your God that I've arrived in the land that the LORD promised our ancestors to give us.' Then the priest will take the basket from you and place it in front of the altar of the LORD your God. Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God: read more.
"A wandering Aramean was my ancestor, who went down to Egypt and traveled there with very few family members, yet there he became a great, powerful, and populous nation. But the Egyptians oppressed us, afflicted us, and assigned us to hard labor. So we cried out to the LORD God of our ancestors, and he heard our cries and observed our affliction, trouble, and oppression. The LORD brought us out of Egypt with his awesome power, with great terror, signs, and wonders. And then we arrived at this place, and he gave this land to us, flowing with milk and honey. Now, look I brought the first produce of the land that you, LORD, have given me.'

First fruits » Belonged to the priests

Leviticus 23:20

Then the priest is to wave them the two lambs with the bread of first fruits as raised offerings in the LORD's presence. They'll be sacred to the LORD on account of the priest.

Numbers 18:12-13

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it. "The first ripe fruits of everything that the land produces and that they bring to the LORD are yours, too. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Deuteronomy 18:3-5

"A portion of what the people offer in sacrifice, whether cattle or sheep, is to be due the priests. They must set aside the shoulder, jowls, and stomach for the priest. Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock. For the LORD your God has chosen them and their descendants from among your tribes to stand and serve in the name of the LORD all their lives."

First fruits » As a heave offering

Nehemiah 10:37

We also determined to present the first fruits of our ground grain, our offerings, the fruit of all kinds of trees, wines, and oil to the priests, to the chambers of the Temple of our God, and the tithes of our land to the descendants of Levi, so those descendants of Levi could collect the tithes in all the towns where we worked:

Ezekiel 44:30

The first portion of all the first fruits of every kind and every offering of any kind is to be for the priests. You are to give the priest the first portion of your grain. As a result a blessing will rest on your household.

Numbers 15:20

You are to offer a cake made from the first of your bread dough as a raised offering to the LORD. Offer it as a raised offering right off your threshing floor.

First fruits » Wave offering of

Leviticus 23:17

Bring two loaves of bread from home as wave offerings made from two tenths of fine flour baked with leaven as first fruits to the LORD.

Leviticus 23:10-14

"Tell the Israelis that when you enter the land that I'm about to give you and gather its produce, you are to bring a sheaf from the first portion of your harvest to the priest, who will offer the sheaf in the LORD's presence for your acceptance. The priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath. On the day you wave the sheaf, you are to offer a one year old male lamb without defect for a burnt offering in the LORD's presence. read more.
Also present a meal offering of two tenths of a measure of fine flour mixed with olive oil as an offering made by fire to the LORD, a pleasing aroma. Now as to a drink offering, you are to present a fourth of a hin of wine. You are not to eat bread, parched grain, or fresh grain until that day when you've brought the offering of your God. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations, wherever you live."

First fruits » To be offered as a thank-offering upon entrance into the land of promise

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

Approach the priest who is in charge at that time and say to him, "I acknowledge today to the LORD your God that I've arrived in the land that the LORD promised our ancestors to give us.' Then the priest will take the basket from you and place it in front of the altar of the LORD your God. Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God: read more.
"A wandering Aramean was my ancestor, who went down to Egypt and traveled there with very few family members, yet there he became a great, powerful, and populous nation. But the Egyptians oppressed us, afflicted us, and assigned us to hard labor. So we cried out to the LORD God of our ancestors, and he heard our cries and observed our affliction, trouble, and oppression. The LORD brought us out of Egypt with his awesome power, with great terror, signs, and wonders. And then we arrived at this place, and he gave this land to us, flowing with milk and honey. Now, look I brought the first produce of the land that you, LORD, have given me.'

First fruits » Freewill offerings of, given to the prophets

2 Kings 4:42

Later on, a man arrived from Baal-shalishah, bringing the man of God some bread as a first fruit offering. He had 20 loaves of barley and ripe ears of corn in his sack. So Elisha said, "Give them to the people so they can eat."

First fruits » Offerings of, must be free from blemish

Numbers 18:12

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Resurrection of Christ

1 Corinthians 15:23

However, this will happen to each person in the proper order: first the Messiah, then those who belong to the Messiah when he comes.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wheat harvest

Exodus 23:16

You are to observe the Festival of Harvest, celebrating the first fruits of your work in planting the field, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the end of the year, when you gather the fruit of your work from the field.

Leviticus 23:16-17

Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath, then bring a new meal offering to the LORD. Bring two loaves of bread from home as wave offerings made from two tenths of fine flour baked with leaven as first fruits to the LORD.

First fruits » Law of, restored after the captivity

Nehemiah 10:35

We also cast lots to determine when to bring the first fruits of our land and the annual first fruits of all fruit of every tree to the Temple of the LORD,

Nehemiah 13:31

and I arranged at the appointed time for the supply of wood, and for the first fruits. Remember me, my God, with favor.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Church of Christ

Revelation 14:4

They have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins, and they follow the lamb wherever he goes. They have been redeemed from among humanity as the first fruits for God and the lamb.

First fruits » To be offered » With thanksgiving

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

Approach the priest who is in charge at that time and say to him, "I acknowledge today to the LORD your God that I've arrived in the land that the LORD promised our ancestors to give us.' Then the priest will take the basket from you and place it in front of the altar of the LORD your God. Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God: read more.
"A wandering Aramean was my ancestor, who went down to Egypt and traveled there with very few family members, yet there he became a great, powerful, and populous nation. But the Egyptians oppressed us, afflicted us, and assigned us to hard labor. So we cried out to the LORD God of our ancestors, and he heard our cries and observed our affliction, trouble, and oppression. The LORD brought us out of Egypt with his awesome power, with great terror, signs, and wonders. And then we arrived at this place, and he gave this land to us, flowing with milk and honey. Now, look I brought the first produce of the land that you, LORD, have given me.'

First fruits » Different kinds of » Fruit of new trees in fourth year

Leviticus 19:23-24

"When you have entered the land and planted all sorts of trees for food, regard its fruit as uncircumcised for the first three years for you. It is not to be eaten. During the fourth year, all its fruit is to be offered as a holy token of praise to the LORD.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Barley harvest

Leviticus 23:10-14

"Tell the Israelis that when you enter the land that I'm about to give you and gather its produce, you are to bring a sheaf from the first portion of your harvest to the priest, who will offer the sheaf in the LORD's presence for your acceptance. The priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath. On the day you wave the sheaf, you are to offer a one year old male lamb without defect for a burnt offering in the LORD's presence. read more.
Also present a meal offering of two tenths of a measure of fine flour mixed with olive oil as an offering made by fire to the LORD, a pleasing aroma. Now as to a drink offering, you are to present a fourth of a hin of wine. You are not to eat bread, parched grain, or fresh grain until that day when you've brought the offering of your God. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations, wherever you live."

First fruits » Different kinds of » Honey

2 Chronicles 31:5

As the word spread around, the people of Israel gave generously for the first fruits of grain, wine, oil, honey, and all of the produce of the fields. They generously gave a tithe of everything.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wine and oil

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wool

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

First fruits » To be offered » In a basket

Deuteronomy 26:2

Gather all the first produce of the ground that you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is about to give you, place it in a basket, and bring it to the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

First fruits » All agricultural produce

Deuteronomy 26:2

Gather all the first produce of the ground that you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is about to give you, place it in a basket, and bring it to the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

First fruits » Allotted to the priests

Numbers 18:12-13

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it. "The first ripe fruits of everything that the land produces and that they bring to the LORD are yours, too. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

First fruits » To be the very best of their kind

Numbers 18:12

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

First fruits » Holy to the lord

Ezekiel 48:14

Furthermore, they are not to sell or exchange any part of it, nor transfer these first fruits of the land, because it is holy to the LORD.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Early jewish church

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was consecrated to the LORD, she was the first fruits of his produce. All who devoured her became guilty and disaster came on them," declares the LORD.'"

First fruits » To be offered » Without delay

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

First fruits » Offering of, consecrated the whole

Romans 11:16

If the first part of the dough is holy, so is the whole batch. If the root is holy, so are the branches.

First fruits » God honored by the offering of

First fruits » To be brought to God's house

Exodus 34:26

"You are to bring the best of the first fruits of the ground to the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in its mother's milk."

First fruits » Illustrative of » First converts in any place

Romans 16:5

Greet also the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epaenetus, who was the first convert to the Messiah in Asia.

Levites » First fruits

Nehemiah 12:44

Also at that time men were appointed over the storerooms for the contributions, for the first fruits, and for the tithes, so those portions required by the Law could be gathered from the fields adjacent to the towns to benefit the priests and descendants of Levi, for the people of Judah rejoiced over the priests and the descendants of Levi who were serving.

Nehemiah 12:47

All Israel in the time of Zerubbabel and in the time of Nehemiah gave allotments to each of the singers and gate keepers on a daily basis, setting them apart to benefit the descendants of Levi. And the descendants of Levi set them apart to benefit the descendants of Aaron.

Offerings » Different kinds of » First fruits

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

Priest » Benefits of » First fruits

Leviticus 23:20

Then the priest is to wave them the two lambs with the bread of first fruits as raised offerings in the LORD's presence. They'll be sacred to the LORD on account of the priest.

Numbers 18:12-13

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it. "The first ripe fruits of everything that the land produces and that they bring to the LORD are yours, too. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Deuteronomy 18:3-5

"A portion of what the people offer in sacrifice, whether cattle or sheep, is to be due the priests. They must set aside the shoulder, jowls, and stomach for the priest. Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock. For the LORD your God has chosen them and their descendants from among your tribes to stand and serve in the name of the LORD all their lives."

Nehemiah 10:36

as well as the firstborn of our sons and our cattle, as recorded in the Law, along with the firstlings of our herds and our flocks, to present to the Temple of our God for the priests that minister in the Temple of our God.

Leviticus 24:9

This gift will belong to Aaron and his sons, and they are to eat it in a sacred place, because it's the most holy thing for him of all the offerings made by fire to the LORD. This is to be an eternal ordinance."

More verses: Numbers 18:17-18

priests » Revenues of » First fruits

Numbers 18:8

Then the LORD told Aaron, "Look! I am indeed placing you in charge of my raised offerings and the holy things concerning the Israelis. Because of your anointing, I'm giving you and your sons a prescribed portion forever.

Numbers 18:12-13

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it. "The first ripe fruits of everything that the land produces and that they bring to the LORD are yours, too. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Types of Christ » First fruits

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

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