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An offering of the first grain that you harvest each year shall be brought to the LORD, but it is not to be burned on the altar.
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You shall offer only the firstfruits of them and gifts: but they shall not be put upon the altar, for a savour of sweetness.
Genesis 23:10,11,17 Now Ephron dwelt in the midst of the children of Heth. And Ephron made answer to Abraham in the hearing of all that went in at the gate of the city, saying: . . .
Exodus 22:29 Thou shalt not delay to pay thy tithes and thy firstfruits: thou shalt give the firstborn of thy sons to me.
Exodus 23:10,11,19 Six years thou shalt sow thy ground, and shalt gather the corn thereof. . . .
Numbers 15:20 Of the things you eat. As you separate firstfruits of your barnfloors:
Deuteronomy 26:10 And therefore now I offer the firstfruits of the land which the Lord hath given me. And thou shalt leave them in the sight of the Lord thy God, adoring the Lord thy God.
2 Chronicles 31:5 Which when it was noised abroad in the ears of the people, the children of Israel offered in abundance the firstfruits of corn, wine, and oil, and honey: and brought the tithe of all things which the ground bringeth forth.
1 Corinthians 15:20 But now Christ is risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that sleep:
Revelation 14:4 These are they who were not defiled with women: for they are virgins. These follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were purchased from among men, the firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.
be burnt [heb] ascend
ContextLaws for Grain Offerings
…11Every oblation that is offered to the Lord shall be made without leaven: neither shall any leaven or honey be burnt in the sacrifice to the Lord. 12You shall offer only the firstfruits of them and gifts: but they shall not be put upon the altar, for a savour of sweetness.13Whatsoever sacrifice thou offerest, thou shalt season it with salt: neither shalt thou take away the salt of the covenant of thy God from thy sacrifice. In all thy oblations thou shalt offer salt.…
Thou shalt keep the feast of weeks with the firstfruits of the corn of thy wheat harvest, and the feast when the time of the year returneth that all things are laid in.
Moreover loaves of leavened bread with the sacrifice of thanks, which is offered for peace offerings:
Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: When you shall have entered into the land which I will give you, and shall reap your corn, you shall bring sheaves of ears, the firstfruits of your harvest to the priest.
Out of all your dwellings, two loaves of the firstfruits, of two tenths of flour leavened, which you shall bake for the firstfruits of the Lord.
Additional TranslationsYou may bring them to the LORD as an offering of firstfruits, but they are not to be offered on the altar as a pleasing aroma.As for the oblation of the first fruits, you shall offer them to the LORD: but they shall not be burnt on the altar for a sweet smell.
As an oblation of first - fruits ye shall offer them unto Jehovah: but they shall not come up for a sweet savor on the altar.
Ye shall bring them in the way of fruits to the Lord, but they shall not be offered on the altar for a sweet-smelling savour to the Lord.
As to the offering of the first-fruits, ye shall present them to Jehovah; but they shall not be offered upon the altar for a sweet odour.
As an oblation of firstfruits ye shall offer them unto the LORD: but they shall not come up for a sweet savour on the altar.
As for the oblation of the first-fruits, ye shall offer them to the LORD: but they shall not be burnt on the altar for a sweet savor.
As an offering of firstfruits you shall offer them to Yahweh: but they shall not ascend for a pleasant aroma on the altar.
An offering of first -fruits -- ye bring them near to Jehovah, but on the altar they go not up, for sweet fragrance.
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