ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Thu Dec 20 18:11:07 EST 2007
On Thu 20 Dec 2007 (15:31:01), stormvolcano at aol.com wrote:
> WHAT IS THE HEBREW PURPOSE OF TITHE IN THE HEBREW TEXT?
It seems to me that the purpose of the Tithe was to provide an
income for the tribe of Levi, who were not allowed to possess lands
or properties in order to support themselves. They could then devote
all their time and energy to the maintenance of the Tabernacle and
Temple cultus, serving God and His people.
That would seem to be the purpose in Leviticus 27, Numbers 18 and
Deuteronomy 12 and 14. Also in 2 Chronicles 31, Nehemiah 13, and
Revd Ben Crick, BA CF ZFC W
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