EX 13:1-2 YHWH Claims All of Israel’s Firstborn Law

Scripture

Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Sanctify to me all the firstborn, whatever opens the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of animal. It is mine.”

Speaker: YHWH | Bible Version: TCMV

Law

  • Sanctify to me all the firstborn, whatever opens the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of animal. It is mine.

Judgement

None specific.

Biblical Example

  • Moses took the redemption money from those who exceeded the number of those who were redeemed by the Levites; 50 from the firstborn of the children of Israel he took the money, one thousand three hundred sixty-five shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary; 51 and Moses gave the redemption money to Aaron and to his sons, according to Yahweh’s word, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

NUMB 3:49-51


NUMB 3:40-51 Firstborn Redemption Law provides a redemption law for firstborn sons.


  • You shall surely redeem the firstborn of man, and you shall redeem the firstborn of unclean animals. 16 You shall redeem those who are to be redeemed of them from a month old, according to your estimation, for five shekels of money, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, which weighs twenty gerahs.

NUMB 18:15-16


NUMB 18:14-16 provides the redemption price for firstborn sons and unclean firstborn animals.

Present Day Example

This is a present day example of the Firstborn Law being followed.

  • After the birth of a firstborn male Israelite, at a month old, the child's redemption fee must be paid. NUMB 18:14-16

The redemption process for a Firstborn Israelite son also includes a price for the difference between firstborn sons in Israel and Levitical men. NUMB 3:40-51 Firstborn Redemption Law