In order to get a better understanding of how finances/money that the ancient Israelites gave to government and/or religious institutes, I was trying to get a better understanding of what made up the ancient Israelite's treasury(regardless of whether it's their government or religious temple or a combination of both)
In the following verses,
1) Does the the treasures of the house of God include -regular tithing -regular taxation of the Israelite people?
2) Does the treasures of the dedicated gifts include -finances/money/material goods given above and beyond the expected requirement or legal requirement?
3) Could someone please elaborate on the differences/similarities between treasures of the dedicated gifts and the treasures of the house of God?
1 Chronicles 26:20-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Keepers of the Treasure
20 [a]The Levites, their relatives, [b]had charge of the treasures of the house of God and of the treasures of the dedicated gifts. 21 The sons of Ladan, the sons of the Gershonites belonging to Ladan, namely, the Jehielites, were the heads of the fathers’ households, belonging to Ladan the Gershonite.
22 The sons of Jehieli, Zetham and Joel his brother, [c]had charge of the treasures of the house of the Lord. 23 As for the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites and the Uzzielites, 24 Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was officer over the treasures. 25 His relatives by Eliezer were Rehabiah his son, Jeshaiah his son, Joram his son, Zichri his son and Shelomoth his son. 26 This Shelomoth and his relatives [d]had charge of all the treasures of the dedicated gifts which King David and the heads of the fathers’ households, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the army, had dedicated. 27 They dedicated [e]part of the spoil won in battles to repair the house of the Lord. 28 And all that Samuel the seer had dedicated and Saul the son of Kish, Abner the son of Ner and Joab the son of Zeruiah, everyone who had dedicated anything, all of this was [f]in the care of [g]Shelomoth and his relatives.