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Introduction

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Prerequisite #2

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Summary

Exodus 23:16

Exodus 23:19

Exodus 34:22

Exodus 34:26

Leviticus 2:12

Leviticus 2:14

Leviticus 23:10

Leviticus 23:17

Leviticus 23:20

Numbers 18:12

Numbers 28:26

Deuteronomy 18:4

Deuteronomy 26:10

2 Kings 4:42

2 Chronicles 31:5

Nehemiah 10:35-37

Nehemiah 12:44

Nehemiah 13:31

Proverbs 3:9

Jeremiah 2:3

Ezekiel 20:40

Ezekiel 44:30

Ezekiel 48:14

Romans 8:23

Romans 11:16

Romans 16:5

1 Corinthians 15:20

1 Corinthians 15:23

1 Corinthians 16:15

James 1:18

Revelation 14:4
Romans 8:23 (KJV):
And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

Romans 8:23 (RSV):
and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

Romans 8:23 (NIV):
Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.




NOTES: The purpose of this word study is to determine the meaning of fruitfruits as used for offerings. In the New Testament, the word firstfruits has a different meaning and will not be expanded upon in this study. New Testament verses are included, however, to complete the study.

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