Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.
You are to put on one side for the Lord every mother's first male child, the first-fruit of her body, and the first young one of every beast; every male is holy to the Lord.
And you are to say to Pharaoh, The Lord says, Israel is the first of my sons:
Do not keep back your offerings from the wealth of your grain and your vines. The first of your sons you are to give to me.
The best of the first-fruits of your land are to be taken into the house of the Lord your God. The young goat is not to be cooked in its mother's milk
Every first male child is mine; the first male birth of your cattle, the first male of every ox and sheep.
But a man may not give by oath to the Lord the first-fruits of cattle which are offered to the Lord: if it is an ox or a sheep it is the Lord's.
For all the first sons are mine; on the day when I put to death all the first sons in the land of Egypt, I took for myself every first male birth of man and beast. They are mine; I am the Lord.
For they have been given to me from among the children of Israel; in place of every mother's first son, the first to come to birth in Israel, I have taken them for myself.
The first birth of every living thing which is offered to the Lord, of man or beast, is to be yours; but for the first sons of man payment is to be made, and for the first young of unclean beasts.
All the first males to come to birth in your herd and your flock are to be holy to the Lord your God: the first birth of your ox is not to be used for work, the wool of your first lamb is not to be cut.
(As it says in the law of the Lord, Every mother's first male child is to be holy to the Lord),
To the great meeting and church of the first of those who are named in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of good men made complete,