5 As soon as the 1order spread, the sons of Israel provided in abundance the first fruits of grain, new wine, oil, honey and of all the produce of the field; and they brought in abundantly athe tithe of all.
6 The sons of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe of oxen and sheep, and athe tithe of 1sacred gifts which were consecrated to the Lord their God, and placed them in heaps.
7 In the third month they began to 1make the heaps, and finished them by the seventh month.
8 When Hezekiah and the rulers came and saw the heaps, they blessed the Lord and aHis people Israel.
10 Azariah the chief priest aof the house of Zadok said to 1him, “bSince the contributions began to be brought into the house of the Lord, we have had enough to eat with plenty left over, for the Lord has blessed His people, and this great quantity is left over.”