10 and Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok,(A) answered, “Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the Lord, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the Lord has blessed his people, and this great amount is left over.”(B)

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35 “We also assume responsibility for bringing to the house of the Lord each year the firstfruits(A) of our crops and of every fruit tree.(B)

36 “As it is also written in the Law, we will bring the firstborn(C) of our sons and of our cattle, of our herds and of our flocks to the house of our God, to the priests ministering there.(D)

37 “Moreover, we will bring to the storerooms of the house of our God, to the priests, the first of our ground meal, of our grain offerings, of the fruit of all our trees and of our new wine and olive oil.(E) And we will bring a tithe(F) of our crops to the Levites,(G) for it is the Levites who collect the tithes in all the towns where we work.(H)

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