for a person sixty years old or more, set the value of a male at fifteen shekels[a] and of a female at ten shekels. If anyone making the vow is too poor to pay the specified amount, the person being dedicated is to be presented to the priest, who will set the value according to what the one making the vow can afford.

‘“If what they vowed is an animal that is acceptable as an offering to the Lord, such an animal given to the Lord becomes holy.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 27:7 That is, about 175 grams

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