And you must take for yourself every kind of food that is eaten, and gather it together. It will be food for you and for them.
They should gather all the excess food during these good years that are coming. By Pharaoh's authority they should store up grain so the cities will have food, and they should preserve it.
So they put foremen over the Israelites to oppress them with hard labor. As a result they built Pithom and Rameses as store cities for Pharaoh.
1 Kings 9:19
all the storage cities that belonged to him, and the cities where chariots and horses were kept. He built whatever he wanted in Jerusalem, Lebanon, and throughout his entire kingdom.
1 Chronicles 27:25
Azmaveth son of Adiel was in charge of the king's storehouses; Jonathan son of Uzziah was in charge of the storehouses in the field, in the cities, in the towns, and in the towers.
On that day men were appointed over the storerooms for the contributions, first fruits, and tithes, to gather into them from the fields of the cities the portions prescribed by the law for the priests and the Levites, for the people of Judah took delight in the priests and Levites who were ministering.
1 Chronicles 28:11
David gave to his son Solomon the blueprints for the temple porch, its buildings, its treasuries, its upper areas, its inner rooms, and the room for atonement.
1 Chronicles 28:12
He gave him the blueprints of all he envisioned for the courts of the Lord's temple, all the surrounding rooms, the storehouses of God's temple, and the storehouses for the holy items.
But there were ten men among them who said to Ishmael, "Do not kill us. For we will give you the stores of wheat, barley, olive oil, and honey we have hidden in a field. So he spared their lives and did not kill them along with the rest.
so he thought to himself, 'What should I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?'
And I will say to myself, "You have plenty of goods stored up for many years; relax, eat, drink, celebrate!"'
1 Chronicles 26:15
Obed-Edom was assigned the south gate, and his sons were assigned the storehouses.
1 Chronicles 26:17
Each day there were six Levites posted on the east, four on the north, and four on the south. At the storehouses they were posted in pairs.
I gave instructions that Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a certain Levite named Pedaiah be put in charge of the storerooms, and that Hanan son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah, be their assistant, for they were regarded as trustworthy. It was then their responsibility to oversee the distribution to their colleagues.
The Lord will decree blessing for you with respect to your barns and in everything you do -- yes, he will bless you in the land he is giving you.
then your barns will be filled completely, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
But those who harvest the grain will eat it, and will praise the Lord. Those who pick the grapes will drink the wine in the courts of my holy sanctuary."
Our storehouses will be full, providing all kinds of food. Our sheep will multiply by the thousands and fill our pastures.
Look at the birds in the sky: They do not sow, or reap, or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren't you more valuable than they are?
Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn, yet God feeds them. How much more valuable are you than the birds!