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14 Every devoted thing in Israel shall be yours. 15 Everything that opens the womb of all flesh, whether man or beast, which they offer to the Lord, shall be yours; nevertheless the first-born of man you shall redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts you shall redeem. 16 And their redemption price (at a month old you shall redeem them) you shall fix at five shekels in silver, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, which is twenty gerahs.

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14 “Everything in Israel that is devoted[a] to the Lord(A) is yours. 15 The first offspring of every womb, both human and animal, that is offered to the Lord is yours.(B) But you must redeem(C) every firstborn(D) son and every firstborn male of unclean animals.(E) 16 When they are a month old,(F) you must redeem them at the redemption price set at five shekels[b](G) of silver, according to the sanctuary shekel,(H) which weighs twenty gerahs.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 18:14 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord.
  2. Numbers 18:16 That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams

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