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Instructions About Vows

27 Then[a] Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the Israelites,[b] and say[c] to them, ‘When a man makes a vow according to your[d] proper value of persons to Yahweh, if[e] your proper value is for a male[f] from twenty years of age[g] up to[h] sixty years of age,[i] then[j] your proper value shall be fifty shekels of money according to the sanctuary’s shekel.

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  1. Leviticus 27:1 Or “And”
  2. Leviticus 27:2 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  3. Leviticus 27:2 Or “and you shall say”
  4. Leviticus 27:2 Singular when modifying “proper value” throughout the entire chapter
  5. Leviticus 27:3 Or “and”
  6. Leviticus 27:3 Hebrew “the male”
  7. Leviticus 27:3 Literally “a son of twenty years”
  8. Leviticus 27:3 Or “and up to”
  9. Leviticus 27:3 Literally “a son of sixty years”
  10. Leviticus 27:3 Or “and”

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