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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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

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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