International Standard Bible EncyclopediaFIRST-FRUITS
furst'-froots (re'shith, bikkurim; aparche. Septuagint translates re'shith by aparche, but for bikkurim it uses the word protogennemata; compare Philo 22 33):
Greek536. aparche -- the beginning of a sacrifice, ie the first fruit
... apo and arche Definition the beginning of a sacrifice, ie the first fruit NASB Word
Usage first convert (1), first fruits (6), first piece (1). firstfruits. ...
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205. akrothinion -- the top of a heap, ie the best of the spoils
Strong's Hebrew1061. bikkurim -- first fruits
... 1060, 1061. bikkurim. 1062 . first fruits. Transliteration: bikkurim Phonetic
Spelling: (bik-koor') Short Definition: fruits. Word ...
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7225. reshith -- beginning, chief
The First-Fruits of the Gentiles
Whether Men are Bound to Pay First-Fruits?
The First Fruits of the Spirit
Of Oblations and First-Fruits (Four Articles)
The Study of the Gospels is the First Fruits Offered by These ...
How we Ought Also to Offer Our Firstfruits to the Lord.
The Fourfold Gospel. John's the First Fruits of the Four. ...
Of the Offering of Tithes and Firstfruits.
Celsus Would Also have us to Offer First-Fruits to Demons. ...
He Further Very Appositely Expounds the Meaning of the Term "Only ...
Easton's Bible DictionaryThe first-fruits of the ground were offered unto God just as the first-born of man and animals.
The law required,
(5.) The law enjoined that no fruit was to be gathered from newly-planted fruit-trees for the first three years, and that the first-fruits of the fourth year were to be consecrated to the Lord (Leviticus 19:23-25). Jeremiah (2:3) alludes to the ordinance of "first-fruits," and hence he must have been acquainted with the books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers, where the laws regarding it are recorded.
ThesaurusFirstfruits (37 Occurrences)
... in Egypt, the first-fruits of their strength in the tents of Ham; (See NIV). Psalms
105:36 And he smote every firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all ...
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First-fruits (45 Occurrences)
First-fruit (19 Occurrences)
Contributions (19 Occurrences)
Vigour (8 Occurrences)
Epaenetus (1 Occurrence)
Fruits (109 Occurrences)
Crops (48 Occurrences)
Heave-offerings (13 Occurrences)
Dough (15 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceFirst-fruits (45 Occurrences)
Romans 8:23 And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for 'our' adoption, 'to wit', the redemption of our body.
Romans 16:5 and 'salute' the church that is in their house. Salute Epaenetus my beloved, who is the first-fruits of Asia unto Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:20 But now Christ has truly come back from the dead, the first-fruits of those who are sleeping.
1 Corinthians 15:23 But every man in his right order: Christ the first-fruits; then those who are Christ's at his coming.
1 Corinthians 16:15 Now I make my request to you, my brothers, for you have knowledge that the house of Stephanas is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have made themselves the servants of the saints,
James 1:18 Of his purpose he gave us being, by his true word, so that we might be, in a sense, the first-fruits of all the things which he had made.
Revelation 14:4 These are they who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins: these are they who follow the Lamb wheresoever it goes. These have been bought from men as first-fruits to God and to the Lamb:
Genesis 49:3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, my might, and the beginning of my strength; The pre-eminence of dignity, and the pre-eminence of power.
Exodus 23:16 and the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labors, which thou sowest in the field: and the feast of ingathering, at the end of the year, when thou gatherest in thy labors out of the field.
Exodus 23:19 The first of the first-fruits of thy ground thou shalt bring into the house of Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in it mother's milk.
Exodus 34:22 And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, even of the first-fruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end.
Exodus 34:26 The first of the first-fruits of thy ground thou shalt bring unto the house of Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
Leviticus 2:12 You may give them as an offering of first-fruits to the Lord, but they are not to go up as a sweet smell on the altar.
Leviticus 2:14 And if thou offer a meal-offering of first-fruits unto Jehovah, thou shalt offer for the meal-offering of thy first-fruits grain in the ear parched with fire, bruised grain of the fresh ear.
Leviticus 23:10 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye are come into the land which I give unto you, and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring the sheaf of the first-fruits of your harvest unto the priest:
Leviticus 23:17 Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave-loaves of two tenth parts of an ephah: they shall be of fine flour, they shall be baken with leaven, for first-fruits unto Jehovah.
Leviticus 23:20 And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the first-fruits for a wave-offering before Jehovah, with the two lambs: they shall be holy to Jehovah for the priest.
Leviticus 27:26 But a man may not give by oath to the Lord the first-fruits of cattle which are offered to the Lord: if it is an ox or a sheep it is the Lord's.
Numbers 13:20 And what the land 'is', whether it 'is' fat or lean; whether there is wood in it or not; and ye have strengthened yourselves, and have taken of the fruit of the land;' and the days 'are' days of the first-fruits of grapes.
Numbers 18:12 All the best of the oil, and all the best of the vintage, and of the grain, the first-fruits of them which they give unto Jehovah, to thee have I given them.
Numbers 18:13 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;
Numbers 28:26 Also in the day of the first-fruits, when ye offer a new meal-offering unto Jehovah in your feast of weeks, ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work;
Deuteronomy 18:4 The first-fruits of thy grain, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him.
Deuteronomy 20:6 Or if any man has made a vine-garden without taking the first-fruits of it, let him go back to his house, so that in the event of his death in the fight, another may not be the first to make use of the fruit.
Deuteronomy 21:17 But he is to give his first son his birthright, and twice as great a part of his property: for he is the first-fruits of his strength and the right of the first son is his.
Deuteronomy 26:2 You are to take a part of the first-fruits of the earth, which you get from the land which the Lord your God is giving you, and put it in a basket, and go to the place marked out by the Lord your God, as the resting-place of his name.
Deuteronomy 26:10 And now, behold, I have brought the first-fruits of the land, which thou, O LORD, hast given me: and thou shalt set it before the LORD thy God, and worship before the LORD thy God:
2 Kings 4:42 And there came a man from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain in his sack. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat.
2 Chronicles 31:5 And as soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel gave in abundance the first-fruits of grain, new wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly.
Nehemiah 10:35 and to bring the first-fruits of our ground, and the first-fruits of all fruit of all manner of trees, year by year, unto the house of Jehovah;
Nehemiah 10:37 and that we should bring the first-fruits of our dough, and our heave-offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, the new wine and the oil, unto the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground unto the Levites; for they, the Levites, take the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.
Nehemiah 12:44 And on that day were men appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the heave-offerings, for the first-fruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them, according to the fields of the cities, the portions appointed by the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited.
Nehemiah 13:31 and for the wood-offering, at times appointed, and for the first-fruits. Remember me, O my God, for good.
Psalms 78:51 He gave to destruction all the first sons of Egypt; the first-fruits of their strength in the tents of Ham;
Psalms 105:36 He put to death the first child of every family in the land, the first-fruits of their strength.
Psalms 135:8 He put to death the first-fruits of Egypt, of man and of beast.
Psalms 136:10 To him who put to death the first-fruits of Egypt: for his mercy is unchanging for ever:
Proverbs 3:9 Honor Jehovah with thy substance, And with the first-fruits of all thine increase:
Jeremiah 2:3 Israel was holiness unto Jehovah, the first-fruits of his increase: all that devour him shall be held guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith Jehovah.
Ezekiel 20:40 For in my holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them, serve me in the land: there will I accept them, and there will I require your offerings, and the first-fruits of your oblations, with all your holy things.
Ezekiel 44:30 And the first of all the first-fruits of every thing, and every oblation of everything, of all your oblations, shall be for the priest: ye shall also give unto the priests the first of your dough, to cause a blessing to rest on thy house.
Ezekiel 47:12 And by the stream there cometh up on its edge, on this side and on that side, every 'kind of' fruit-tree whose leaf fadeth not, and not consumed is its fruit, according to its months it yieldeth first-fruits, because its waters from the sanctuary are coming forth; and its fruits hath been for food, and its leaf for medicine.
Ezekiel 48:14 And they shall sell none of it, nor exchange it, nor shall the first-fruits of the land be alienated; for it is holy unto Jehovah.
Hosea 9:10 I made discovery of Israel as of grapes in the waste land; I saw your fathers as the first-fruits of the fig-tree in her early fruit time; but they came to Baal-peor, and made themselves holy to the thing of shame, and became disgusting like that to which they gave their love.
Nahum 3:12 All thy fortresses 'are' fig-trees with first-fruits, If they are shaken, They have fallen into the mouth of the eater.
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