He brought us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey;110
and now I bring the firstfruits of the soil that you, O LORD, have given me.2" Place the basket before the LORD your God and bow down before him.
And you and the Levites3 and the aliens among you shall rejoice4 in all the good things the LORD your God has given to you and your household.
When you have finished setting aside a tenth5 of all your produce in the third year, the year of the tithe,6 you shall give it to the Levite, the alien, the fatherless and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.
Then say to the LORD your God: "I have removed from my house the sacred portion and have given it to the Levite, the alien, the fatherless and the widow, according to all you commanded. I have not turned aside from your commands nor have I forgotten any of them.714
I have not eaten any of the sacred portion while I was in mourning, nor have I removed any of it while I was unclean,8 nor have I offered any of it to the dead. I have obeyed the LORD my God; I have done everything you commanded me.