Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

All that openeth the matrix is mine; and every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.

Bible References

Openeth

Exodus 13:2
Sanctify to Me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the sons of Israel, both of man and beast; it belongs to Me.”
Exodus 22:29
You shall not delay the offering from your harvest and your vintage. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.
Numbers 18:15
Every first issue of the womb of all flesh, whether man or animal, which they offer to the Lord, shall be yours; nevertheless the firstborn of man you shall surely redeem, and the firstborn of unclean animals you shall redeem.
Ezekiel 44:30
The first of all the first fruits of every kind and every contribution of every kind, from all your contributions, shall be for the priests; you shall also give to the priest the first of your dough to cause a blessing to rest on your house.
Luke 2:23
(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”),