3 Bible Verses about
“A Tenth Of People”
1. Judges 20:10
And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to supply food for the people, so that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel.”
2. Nehemiah 11:1
Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem, but the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while nine-tenths remained in the other cities.
3. Isaiah 6:13
“Yet there will be a tenth portion in it,
And it will again be subject to burning,
Like a terebinth or an oak
Whose stump remains when it is felled.
The holy seed is its stump.”