12 you are to give over to the Lord the first offspring of every womb. All the firstborn males of your livestock belong to the Lord.(A)

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13 Redeem with a lamb every firstborn donkey,(A) but if you do not redeem it, break its neck.(B) Redeem(C) every firstborn among your sons.(D)

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15 When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the Lord killed the firstborn of both people and animals in Egypt. This is why I sacrifice to the Lord the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.’(A)

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29 “Do not hold back offerings(A) from your granaries or your vats.[a]

“You must give me the firstborn of your sons.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 22:29 The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.

20 Redeem the firstborn donkey with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck.(A) Redeem all your firstborn sons.(B)

“No one is to appear before me empty-handed.(C)

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26 “‘No one, however, may dedicate the firstborn of an animal, since the firstborn already belongs to the Lord;(A) whether an ox[a] or a sheep, it is the Lord’s.

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  1. Leviticus 27:26 The Hebrew word can refer to either male or female.

13 for all the firstborn are mine.(A) When I struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, I set apart for myself every firstborn in Israel, whether human or animal. They are to be mine. I am the Lord.”(B)

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17 Every firstborn male in Israel, whether human or animal,(A) is mine. When I struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, I set them apart for myself.(B)

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15 The first offspring of every womb, both human and animal, that is offered to the Lord is yours.(A) But you must redeem(B) every firstborn(C) son and every firstborn male of unclean animals.(D)

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The Firstborn Animals

19 Set apart for the Lord(A) your God every firstborn male(B) of your herds and flocks.(C) Do not put the firstborn of your cows to work, and do not shear the firstborn of your sheep.(D)

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36 “As it is also written in the Law, we will bring the firstborn(A) of our sons and of our cattle, of our herds and of our flocks to the house of our God, to the priests ministering there.(B)

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23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the Lord”[a]),(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 2:23 Exodus 13:2,12