The Law of Tithing
OUTSIDE THE LAW:
Part 1 - Abraham
Part 2 - Jacob
OUTSIDE THE LAW - PART 2 - JACOB'S VOW TO TITHE
We studied Genesis 28:10-22 in Part 1. In this study, we are going to focus our attention on Genesis 28:22.
Strongís Exhaustive Concordance
Genesis 28:22 (KJV):
22And thisH2063 stoneH68, whichH834 I have setH7760 for a pillarH4676, shall be GodísH430 houseH1004: and of allH3605 that thou shalt giveH5414 me I will surely give the tenthH6237 unto thee.
Let's look at the definition of the first give in this verse:
This is the same definition given for Abraham's tithe in Genesis 14:20.
The phrase "surely give the tenth" is translated from:
Again, the word give is used. Jacob's vow to tithe was voluntary, not required.
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