20 You may redeem the firstborn of a donkey with a sheep, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck.(A) You must redeem all the firstborn of your sons. No one is to appear before me empty-handed.

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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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46 As the redemption price for the 273 firstborn Israelites who outnumber the Levites, 47 collect five shekels for each person, according to the standard sanctuary shekel—twenty gerahs to the shekel.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. 3:47 A shekel is about two-fifths of an ounce of silver

46 To redeem(A) the 273 firstborn Israelites who exceed the number of the Levites, 47 collect five shekels[a](B) for each one, according to the sanctuary shekel,(C) which weighs twenty gerahs.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 3:47 That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams

15 The firstborn of every living thing, human or animal, presented to the Lord belongs to you. But you must certainly redeem a human firstborn,(A) and redeem the firstborn of an unclean animal.

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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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