Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.”
You shall not delay the offering from your harvest and your vintage. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.
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.
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.
(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “
Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”),