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28 Bible Verses about First fruits

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Exodus 34:26

the first of the first-fruits of the land thou dost bring into the house of Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.'

Ezekiel 44:30

And the first of all the first-fruits of all, and every heave-offering of all, of all your heave-offerings, are the priests': and the first of your dough ye give to the priest, to cause a blessing to rest on thy house.

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;

Exodus 23:19

the beginning of the first-fruits of thy ground thou dost bring into the house of Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Deuteronomy 26:2

that thou hast taken of the first of all the fruits of the ground which thou dost bring in out of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, and hast put it in a basket, and gone unto the place which Jehovah thy God doth choose to cause His name to tabernacle there.

Jeremiah 2:3

Holy is Israel to Jehovah, The first-fruit of His increase, All consuming him are guilty, Evil cometh in unto them, an affirmation of Jehovah.

Exodus 23:16

and the Feast of Harvest, the first fruits of thy works which thou sowest in the field; and the Feast of the In-Gathering, in the outgoing of the year, in thy gathering thy works out of the field.

1 Corinthians 16:15

And I entreat you, brethren, ye have known the household of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and to the ministration to the saints they did set themselves --

Deuteronomy 14:22

'Thou dost certainly tithe all the increase of thy seed which the field is bringing forth year by year;

Revelation 14:4

these are they who with women were not defiled, for they are virgin; these are they who are following the Lamb whithersoever he may go; these were bought from among men -- a first-fruit to God and to the Lamb --

Deuteronomy 26:10

And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah; -- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,

Deuteronomy 18:4

the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him;

Leviticus 2:12

An offering of first -fruits -- ye bring them near to Jehovah, but on the altar they go not up, for sweet fragrance.

Nehemiah 13:31

and for the wood-offering at appointed times, and for first-fruits. Be mindful of me, O my God, for good.

Nehemiah 10:35

and to bring in the first fruits of our ground, and the first fruits of all fruit of every tree, year by year, to the house of Jehovah,

Deuteronomy 26:1

And it hath been, when thou comest in unto the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- an inheritance, and thou hast possessed it, and dwelt in it,

Leviticus 19:23

And when ye come in unto the land, and have planted all kinds of trees for food, then ye have reckoned as uncircumcised its fruit, three years it is to you uncircumcised, it is not eaten,

Numbers 28:26

'And in the day of the first-fruits, in your bringing near a new present to Jehovah, in your weeks, a holy convocation ye have; ye do no servile work;

Leviticus 23:20

and the priest hath waved them, besides the bread of the first -fruits -- a wave-offering before Jehovah, besides the two lambs; they are holy to Jehovah for the priest;

Malachi 3:10

Bring in all the tithe unto the treasure-house, And there is food in My house; When ye have tried Me, now, with this, Said Jehovah of Hosts, Do not I open to you the windows of heaven? Yea, I have emptied on you a blessing till there is no space.

Numbers 18:12

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them.

Nehemiah 10:37

And the beginning of our dough, and our heave-offerings, and the fruit of every tree, of new wine, and of oil, we bring in to the priests, unto the chambers of the house of our God, and the tithe of our ground to the Levites; and they -- the Levites -- have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage;

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

Deuteronomy 18:4

the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him;

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;

2 Chronicles 31:5

and at the spreading forth of the thing have the sons of Israel multiplied the first-fruit of corn, new wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field, and the tithe of the whole in abundance they have brought in.

Nehemiah 10:37

And the beginning of our dough, and our heave-offerings, and the fruit of every tree, of new wine, and of oil, we bring in to the priests, unto the chambers of the house of our God, and the tithe of our ground to the Levites; and they -- the Levites -- have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage;

First fruits » Figurative

First fruits » Presented at the tabernacle

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;

Exodus 23:19

the beginning of the first-fruits of thy ground thou dost bring into the house of Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Exodus 34:26

the first of the first-fruits of the land thou dost bring into the house of Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.'

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

'And thou hast come in unto the priest who is in those days, and hast said unto him, I have declared to-day to Jehovah thy God, that I have come in unto the land which Jehovah hath sworn to our fathers to give to us; and the priest hath taken the basket out of thy hand, and placed it before the altar of Jehovah thy God. And thou hast answered and said before Jehovah thy God, A perishing Aramaean is my father! and he goeth down to Egypt, and sojourneth there with few men, and becometh there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous; read more.
and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put on us hard service; and we cry unto Jehovah, God of our fathers, and Jehovah heareth our voice, and seeth our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression; and Jehovah bringeth us out from Egypt, by a strong hand, and by a stretched-out arm, and by great fear, and by signs, and by wonders, and he bringeth us in unto this place, and giveth to us this land -- a land flowing with milk and honey. And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah; -- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,

First fruits » Belonged to the priests

Leviticus 23:20

and the priest hath waved them, besides the bread of the first -fruits -- a wave-offering before Jehovah, besides the two lambs; they are holy to Jehovah for the priest;

Numbers 18:12-13

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them. The first-fruits of all that is in their land, which they bring in to Jehovah, are thine; every clean one in thy house doth eat it;

Deuteronomy 18:3-5

'And this is the priest's right from the people, from those sacrificing a sacrifice, whether ox or sheep, he hath even given to the priest the leg, and the two cheeks, and the stomach; the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him; for on him hath Jehovah thy God fixed, out of all thy tribes, to stand to serve in the name of Jehovah, He and his sons continually.

First fruits » As a heave offering

Nehemiah 10:37

And the beginning of our dough, and our heave-offerings, and the fruit of every tree, of new wine, and of oil, we bring in to the priests, unto the chambers of the house of our God, and the tithe of our ground to the Levites; and they -- the Levites -- have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage;

Ezekiel 44:30

And the first of all the first-fruits of all, and every heave-offering of all, of all your heave-offerings, are the priests': and the first of your dough ye give to the priest, to cause a blessing to rest on thy house.

Numbers 15:20

the beginning of your dough a cake ye heave up -- a heave-offering; as the heave-offering of a threshing-floor, so ye do heave it.

First fruits » Wave offering of

Leviticus 23:17

out of your dwellings ye bring in bread of a wave-offering, two loaves, of two tenth deals of flour they are, with yeast they are baken, first -fruits to Jehovah.

Leviticus 23:10-14

'Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, When ye come in unto the land which I am giving to you, and have reaped its harvest, and have brought in the sheaf, the beginning of your harvest unto the priest, then he hath waved the sheaf before Jehovah for your acceptance; on the morrow of the sabbath doth the priest wave it. 'And ye have prepared in the day of your waving the sheaf a lamb, a perfect one, a son of a year, for a burnt-offering to Jehovah, read more.
and its present two tenth deals of flour mixed with oil, a fire-offering to Jehovah, a sweet fragrance, and its drink-offering, wine, a fourth of the hin. And bread and roasted corn and full ears ye do not eat until this self-same day, until your bringing in the offering of your God -- a statute age-during to your generations, in all your dwellings.

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

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

'And thou hast come in unto the priest who is in those days, and hast said unto him, I have declared to-day to Jehovah thy God, that I have come in unto the land which Jehovah hath sworn to our fathers to give to us; and the priest hath taken the basket out of thy hand, and placed it before the altar of Jehovah thy God. And thou hast answered and said before Jehovah thy God, A perishing Aramaean is my father! and he goeth down to Egypt, and sojourneth there with few men, and becometh there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous; read more.
and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put on us hard service; and we cry unto Jehovah, God of our fathers, and Jehovah heareth our voice, and seeth our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression; and Jehovah bringeth us out from Egypt, by a strong hand, and by a stretched-out arm, and by great fear, and by signs, and by wonders, and he bringeth us in unto this place, and giveth to us this land -- a land flowing with milk and honey. And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah; -- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,

First fruits » Freewill offerings of, given to the prophets

2 Kings 4:42

And a man hath come from Baal-Shalishah, and bringeth in to the man of God bread of first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in its husk, and he saith, 'Give to the people, and they eat.'

First fruits » Offerings of, must be free from blemish

Numbers 18:12

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Resurrection of Christ

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wheat harvest

Exodus 23:16

and the Feast of Harvest, the first fruits of thy works which thou sowest in the field; and the Feast of the In-Gathering, in the outgoing of the year, in thy gathering thy works out of the field.

Leviticus 23:16-17

unto the morrow of the seventh sabbath ye do number fifty days, and ye have brought near a new present to Jehovah; out of your dwellings ye bring in bread of a wave-offering, two loaves, of two tenth deals of flour they are, with yeast they are baken, first -fruits to Jehovah.

First fruits » Law of, restored after the captivity

Nehemiah 10:35

and to bring in the first fruits of our ground, and the first fruits of all fruit of every tree, year by year, to the house of Jehovah,

Nehemiah 13:31

and for the wood-offering at appointed times, and for first-fruits. Be mindful of me, O my God, for good.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Church of Christ

Revelation 14:4

these are they who with women were not defiled, for they are virgin; these are they who are following the Lamb whithersoever he may go; these were bought from among men -- a first-fruit to God and to the Lamb --

First fruits » To be offered » With thanksgiving

Deuteronomy 26:3-10

'And thou hast come in unto the priest who is in those days, and hast said unto him, I have declared to-day to Jehovah thy God, that I have come in unto the land which Jehovah hath sworn to our fathers to give to us; and the priest hath taken the basket out of thy hand, and placed it before the altar of Jehovah thy God. And thou hast answered and said before Jehovah thy God, A perishing Aramaean is my father! and he goeth down to Egypt, and sojourneth there with few men, and becometh there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous; read more.
and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put on us hard service; and we cry unto Jehovah, God of our fathers, and Jehovah heareth our voice, and seeth our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression; and Jehovah bringeth us out from Egypt, by a strong hand, and by a stretched-out arm, and by great fear, and by signs, and by wonders, and he bringeth us in unto this place, and giveth to us this land -- a land flowing with milk and honey. And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah; -- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,

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

Leviticus 19:23-24

And when ye come in unto the land, and have planted all kinds of trees for food, then ye have reckoned as uncircumcised its fruit, three years it is to you uncircumcised, it is not eaten, and in the fourth year all its fruit is holy -- praises for Jehovah.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Barley harvest

Leviticus 23:10-14

'Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, When ye come in unto the land which I am giving to you, and have reaped its harvest, and have brought in the sheaf, the beginning of your harvest unto the priest, then he hath waved the sheaf before Jehovah for your acceptance; on the morrow of the sabbath doth the priest wave it. 'And ye have prepared in the day of your waving the sheaf a lamb, a perfect one, a son of a year, for a burnt-offering to Jehovah, read more.
and its present two tenth deals of flour mixed with oil, a fire-offering to Jehovah, a sweet fragrance, and its drink-offering, wine, a fourth of the hin. And bread and roasted corn and full ears ye do not eat until this self-same day, until your bringing in the offering of your God -- a statute age-during to your generations, in all your dwellings.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Honey

2 Chronicles 31:5

and at the spreading forth of the thing have the sons of Israel multiplied the first-fruit of corn, new wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field, and the tithe of the whole in abundance they have brought in.

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wine and oil

Deuteronomy 18:4

the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him;

First fruits » Different kinds of » Wool

Deuteronomy 18:4

the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him;

First fruits » To be offered » In a basket

Deuteronomy 26:2

that thou hast taken of the first of all the fruits of the ground which thou dost bring in out of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, and hast put it in a basket, and gone unto the place which Jehovah thy God doth choose to cause His name to tabernacle there.

First fruits » All agricultural produce

Deuteronomy 26:2

that thou hast taken of the first of all the fruits of the ground which thou dost bring in out of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, and hast put it in a basket, and gone unto the place which Jehovah thy God doth choose to cause His name to tabernacle there.

First fruits » Allotted to the priests

Numbers 18:12-13

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them. The first-fruits of all that is in their land, which they bring in to Jehovah, are thine; every clean one in thy house doth eat it;

First fruits » To be the very best of their kind

Numbers 18:12

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them.

First fruits » Holy to the lord

Ezekiel 48:14

And they do not sell of it, nor exchange, nor cause to pass away the first-fruit of the land: for it is holy to Jehovah.

First fruits » Illustrative of » Early jewish church

Jeremiah 2:3

Holy is Israel to Jehovah, The first-fruit of His increase, All consuming him are guilty, Evil cometh in unto them, an affirmation of Jehovah.

First fruits » To be offered » Without delay

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;

First fruits » Offering of, consecrated the whole

First fruits » God honored by the offering of

First fruits » To be brought to God's house

Exodus 34:26

the first of the first-fruits of the land thou dost bring into the house of Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.'

First fruits » Illustrative of » First converts in any place

Levites » First fruits

Nehemiah 12:44

And certain are appointed on that day over the chambers for treasures, for heave-offerings, for first-fruits, and for tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for priests, and for Levites, for the joy of Judah is over the priests, and over the Levites, who are standing up.

Nehemiah 12:47

And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, are giving the portions of the singers, and of the gatekeepers, the matter of a day in its day, and are sanctifying to the Levites, and the Levites are sanctifying to the sons of Aaron.

Offerings » Different kinds of » First fruits

Deuteronomy 18:4

the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him;

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;

Priest » Benefits of » First fruits

Leviticus 23:20

and the priest hath waved them, besides the bread of the first -fruits -- a wave-offering before Jehovah, besides the two lambs; they are holy to Jehovah for the priest;

Numbers 18:12-13

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them. The first-fruits of all that is in their land, which they bring in to Jehovah, are thine; every clean one in thy house doth eat it;

Deuteronomy 18:3-5

'And this is the priest's right from the people, from those sacrificing a sacrifice, whether ox or sheep, he hath even given to the priest the leg, and the two cheeks, and the stomach; the first of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy flock, thou dost give to him; for on him hath Jehovah thy God fixed, out of all thy tribes, to stand to serve in the name of Jehovah, He and his sons continually.

Nehemiah 10:36

and the firstlings of our sons, and of our cattle, as it is written in the law, and the firstlings of our herds and our flocks, to bring in to the house of our God, to the priests who are ministering in the house of our God.

Leviticus 24:9

and it hath been to Aaron, and to his sons, and they have eaten it in the holy place, for it is most holy to him, from the fire-offerings of Jehovah -- a statute age-during.'

More verses: Numbers 18:17-18

priests » Revenues of » First fruits

Numbers 18:8

And Jehovah speaketh unto Aaron: 'And I, lo, I have given to thee the charge of My heave-offerings, of all the hallowed things of the sons of Israel -- to thee I have given them for the anointing, and to thy sons, by a statute age-during.

Numbers 18:12-13

all the best of the oil, and all the best of the new wine, and wheat -- their first -fruits which they give to Jehovah -- to thee I have given them. The first-fruits of all that is in their land, which they bring in to Jehovah, are thine; every clean one in thy house doth eat it;

Types of Christ » First fruits

Exodus 22:29

'Thy fulness and thy liquids thou dost not delay; the first-born of thy sons thou dost give to Me;