And the first of all the first fruits of all things, and every
oblation, of all of every sort of your oblations shall be the priests,
&c.] Suggesting, that their offerings or contributions, which should be made out of their substance, should be in proportion to it, and early as well as free; see ( Proverbs 3:9 ) : ye shall also give unto the priest of your dough;
either of the first they made of the new corn of the year, or a piece or cake of whatsoever at any time they made; signifying, that the ministers of the word, that communicate spiritual things to men, should partake of their carnal ones, and have a part and share with them in all good things, in all the enjoyments of life, ( 1 Corinthians 9:11 ) ( Galatians 6:6 ) : that he may cause the blessing to rest in thine house;
that is, that he, the priest or minister of the word, that partakes of the above things, and is comfortably provided for and supported, may pray to the Lord for such who liberally contribute to him; that a blessing may come and abide upon them and their families, and prosperity and success may attend them in their worldly business and employments of life; as well as they and theirs may be blessed with all spiritual blessings, with grace here, and glory hereafter.