"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!" You ask: "How do we rob You?" "[By not making the payments] of 10 percent and the contributions.
If a man decides to redeem any part of this tenth, he must add one-fifth to its value.
then exchange it for money, take the money in your hand, and go to the place the Lord your God chooses.
You are to present an offering to the Lord from every tenth you receive from the Israelites. Give some of it to Aaron the priest as an offering to the Lord.
You may spend the money on anything you want: cattle, sheep, wine, beer, or anything you desire. You are to feast there in the presence of the Lord your God and rejoice with your family.
"When you have finished paying all the tenth of your produce in the third year, the year of the tenth, you are to give [it] to the Levite, the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.
"Each year you are to set aside a tenth of all the produce grown in your fields.
"Every tenth of the land's produce, grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.
"Look, I have given the Levites every tenth in Israel as an inheritance in return for the work they do, the work of the tent of meeting.
"At the end of [every] three years, bring a tenth of all your produce for that year and store [it] within your gates.
You are to eat a tenth of your grain, new wine, and oil, and the firstborn of your herd and flock, in the presence of the Lord your God at the place where He chooses to have His name dwell, so that you will always learn to fear the Lord your God.
Bring the full 10 percent into the storehouse so that there may be food in My house. Test Me in this way," says the Lord of Hosts. "See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure.
2 Chronicles 31:12
The offering, the tenth, and the dedicated things were brought faithfully. Conaniah the Levite was the officer in charge of them, and his brother Shimei was second.
Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest;
But if the distance is too great for you to carry it, since the place where the Lord your God chooses to put His name is too far away from you and since the Lord your God has blessed you,
then the Lord your God will choose the place to have His name dwell. Bring there everything I command you: your burnt offerings, sacrifices, offerings of the tenth, personal contributions, and all your choice offerings you vow to the Lord.
You are to bring there your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tenths and personal contributions, your vow offerings and freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.
I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of everything I get.'
"Speak to the Levites and tell them: When you receive from the Israelites the tenth that I have given you as your inheritance, you must present part of it as an offering to the Lord-a tenth of the tenth.
"But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenth of mint, rue, and every kind of herb, and you bypass justice and love for God. These things you should have done without neglecting the others.
Then all Judah brought a tenth of the grain, new wine, and oil into the storehouses.
and give praise to God Most High who has handed over your enemies to you. And Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
This stone that I have set up as a marker will be God's house, and I will give to You a tenth of all that You give me."
The best of all the firstfruits of every kind and contribution of every kind from all your gifts will belong to the priests. You are to give your first batch of dough to the priest so that a blessing may rest on your homes.
Be careful not to offer your burnt offerings in all the [sacred] places you see.
I have not eaten any of it while in mourning, or removed any of it while unclean, or offered any of it for the dead. I have obeyed the Lord my God; I have done all You commanded me.
"Then the priest will take the container from your hand and place it before the altar of the Lord your God.
Do not bring a female prostitute's wages or a male prostitute's earnings into the house of the Lord your God to fulfill any vow, because both are detestable to the Lord your God.
In the one case, men who will die receive tithes; but in the other case, [Scripture] testifies that he lives.
Within your gates you may not eat: the tenth of your grain, new wine, or oil; the firstborn of your herd or flock; any of your vow offerings that you pledge; your freewill offerings; or your personal contributions.
For I have given them the tenth that the Israelites present to the Lord as a contribution for [their] inheritance. That is why I told them that they would not receive an inheritance among the Israelites."
A priest of Aaronic descent must accompany the Levites when they collect the tenth, and the Levites must take a tenth of this offering to the storerooms of the treasury in the house of our God.
May He remember all your offerings and accept your burnt offering. Selah
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done."
"When you present a blind [animal] for sacrifice, is it not wrong? And when you present a lame or sick [animal], is it not wrong? Bring it to your governor! Would he be pleased with you or show you favor?" asks the Lord of Hosts.
leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything; first, his name means "king of righteousness," then also, "king of Salem," meaning "king of peace";
"Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone whose heart stirs him [to give].
We will bring [a loaf] from our first batch of dough to the priests at the storerooms of the house of our God. We will also bring the firstfruits of our [grain] offerings, of every fruit tree, and of the new wine and oil. A tenth of our land's [produce] from our lands belongs to the Levites, for the Levites are to collect the one-tenth offering in all our agricultural towns.
You are suffering under a curse, yet you-the whole nation-are [still] robbing Me.
"You must not hold back [offerings from] your harvest or your vats. Give Me the firstborn of your sons.
And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,
I also found out that because the portions for the Levites had not been given, each of the Levites and the singers performing the service had gone back to his own field.
Every tenth animal from the herd or flock, which passes under the [shepherd's] rod, will be holy to the Lord.