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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
James 1:18 (KJV):
Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

James 1:18 (RSV):
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

James 1:18 (NIV):
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.




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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