And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be
Building an altar of it with some others, and sacrificing to God
on it; and wherever God is worshipped, that place is his house,
be it what or where it will; and Jacob did as he promised to do,
see ( Genesis
) : and of all that thou shalt give me, I will surely give
the tenth unto thee;
for the support of his worship; for the maintenance of such that
were employed in it; for the provision of sacrifice, and for the
relief of the poor, or for any use or service in which God might
be glorified: this was imitated by the Heathens in later times,
who gave the tenth of their substance to their gods, Jupiter,
Hercules, and others F23.
F23 Herodot. Clio sive, l. 1. c. 89. Varro
apud Macrob. Saturnal. l. 3. c. 12. Pompon. Laet. de Sacerdot. Rom.