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
Contemporary Examples of 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
August 30, 2012
Historical Examples of tithing
To Horace Greeley's question, "What is done with the proceeds of this tithing?"
This tithing system has provided ever since the principal revenue of the church.
Suddenly there came a tap of the tithing stick on his head, and he was in disgrace.
It was a solemn time after one had been touched by the tithing rod.
State the requirements made by revelation for the tithing of the people today.The Articles of Faith
James E. Talmage
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)
Word Origin for tithe
Old English teogoþa (Anglian), teoþa (West Saxon) "tenth," from Proto-Germanic *tegunthon, *tekhunthon. Retained in ecclesiastical sense while the form was replaced in ordinal use by tenth (influenced by ten).
Old English teoþian, from the root of tithe (n.). Related: Tithed; tithing.