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Introduction

Prerequisite #1

Prerequisite #2

Prerequisite #3

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
1 Corinthians 15:20 (KJV):
But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.

1 Corinthians 15:20 (RSV):
But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.

1 Corinthians 15:20 (NIV):
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.




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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