Origin of tithing
verb (used with object), tithed, tith·ing.
verb (used without object), tithed, tith·ing.
Origin of tithe
Examples from the Web for tithing
Stories abound about his private charity—not just tithing, but personal outreach to neighbors in need.Mitt Romney’s Missing Character Narrative Must Be Part of GOP Convention Speech|John Avlon|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a solemn time after one had been touched by the tithing rod.True to His Home|Hezekiah Butterworth
But please don't say 'give' when you talk about tithing, or even about any sort of financial plan for Christians.John Wesley, Jr.|Dan B. Brummitt
If we lend money, whatever the interest on the loan amounts to, one-tenth of this interest is tithing.Cowley's Talks on Doctrine|Matthias F. Cowley
noun English history
- a tithe; tenth
- the exacting or paying of tithes
- to exact or demand a tithe or tithes from (an individual or group)
- to levy a tithe upon (a crop or amount of produce, etc)