Bible Cross References
Joshua 18:1
After they had conquered the land, the entire community of Israel assembled at Shiloh and set up the Tent of the LORD's presence.
The Lord
Numbers 35:2-8
"Tell the Israelites that from the property they receive they must give the Levites some cities to live in and pasture land around the cities.
These cities will belong to the Levites, and they will live there. The pasture land will be for their cattle and all their other animals.
The pasture land is to extend outward from the city walls five hundred yards in each direction,
so that there is a square area measuring one thousand yards on each side, with the city in the middle.
You are to give the Levites six cities of refuge to which any of you can escape if you kill someone accidentally. In addition, give them forty-two other cities
with their pasture land, making a total of forty-eight.
The number of Levite cities in each tribe is to be determined according to the size of its territory."
Ezekiel 48:9-18
In the center of this section, a special area 10 miles by 8 miles is to be dedicated to the LORD.
The priests are to have a portion of this holy area. From east to west their portion is to measure 10 miles, and from north to south, 4 miles. The Temple of the LORD is to be located in the middle of this area.
This holy area is to be for the priests who are descendants of Zadok. They served me faithfully and did not join the rest of the Israelites in doing wrong, as the other members of the tribe of Levi did.
So they are to have a special area next to the area belonging to the Levites, and it will be the holiest of all.
The Levites also are to have a special area, south of that of the priests. It too is to be 10 miles from east to west, by 4 miles from north to south.
The area dedicated to the LORD is the best part of all the land, and none of it may be sold or exchanged or transferred to anyone else. It is holy and belongs to the LORD.
The part of the special area that is left, 10 miles by 2 miles, is not holy, but is for the general use of the people. They may live there and use the land. The city is to be in the center of it,
and it will be a square, 2,520 yards on each side.
All around the city on each side there will be an open space 140 yards across.
The land that is left after the city has been built in the area immediately to the south of the holy area---4 miles by 2 miles on the east and 4 miles by 2 miles on the west---is to be used as farmland by the people who live in the city.
Matthew 10:10
do not carry a beggar's bag for the trip or an extra shirt or shoes or a walking stick. Workers should be given what they need.
Galatians 6:6
If you are being taught the Christian message, you should share all the good things you have with your teacher.
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who do good work as leaders should be considered worthy of receiving double pay, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
1 Timothy 5:18
For the scripture says, "Do not muzzle an ox when you are using it to thresh grain" and "Workers should be given their pay."