11 ¶ And when the Lord shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee,

12 (A)Then shalt thou set apart unto the Lord all that first openeth the womb: also everything that first doth open the womb, and cometh forth of thy beast: the males shall be the Lord’s.

13 But every [a]first foal of an [b]ass, thou shalt redeem with a lamb: and if thou redeem him not, then shalt thou break his neck: likewise also the firstborn of man among thy sons shalt thou [c]buy out.

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  1. Exodus 13:13 Hebrew, that first cometh forth.
  2. Exodus 13:13 This is also understood of the horse and other beasts which were not offered in sacrifice.
  3. Exodus 13:13 By offering a clean beast in sacrifice, Lev. 12:6.
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