And as soon as the commandment was spread abroad, the children of Israel brought in abundance the firstfruits of grain, wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly.
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George Leo Haydock
Many. None had kept the Phase this year. (Haydock)
But those of Israel had not done it for a long time. (Grotius)
Hebrew, "for they had not long before done according to the Scripture. "Septuagint, "the multitude had not done "(Calmet)
Yet, even in the worst times, Tobias, (i. 6.) and other zealous souls, contrived to comply with their duty. (Haydock)