Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“The firstborn male from every womb belongs to Me, including all your male livestock, the firstborn of cattle or sheep.

New American Standard Bible

"The first offspring from every womb belongs to Me, and all your male livestock, the first offspring from cattle and sheep.

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

"Everything firstborn belongs to me: all the males of your herds, the firstborn of both cattle and sheep.

A Conservative Version

All that opens the womb is mine, and all thy cattle that is male, the firstlings of cow and sheep.

American Standard Version

All that openeth the womb is mine; and all thy cattle that is male, the firstlings of cow and sheep.

Amplified

All the males that first open the womb among your livestock are Mine, whether ox or sheep.

Bible in Basic English

Every first male child is mine; the first male birth of your cattle, the first male of every ox and sheep.

Darby Translation

All that openeth the womb is mine; and all the cattle that is born a male, the firstling of ox and sheep.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

All that opens the womb is mine; and every firstborn among thy livestock, whether of cow or of sheep, that is male.

Julia Smith Translation

All opening the womb is to me: all thy cattle, the male, the firstling of the ox or sheep.

King James 2000

All that opens the womb is mine; and every firstling among your cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Every first offspring of a womb [is] for me--all of your male livestock, [the] first offspring of cattle and small livestock.

Modern King James verseion

All that opens the womb is Mine; and all your male livestock, a firstling of ox or sheep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All that breaketh up the matrix shall be mine, and all that breaketh the matrix among thy cattle, if it be male: whether it be ox or sheep.

NET Bible

"Every firstborn of the womb belongs to me, even every firstborn of your cattle that is a male, whether ox or sheep.

New Heart English Bible

All that opens the womb is mine; and all your livestock that is male, the firstborn of cow and sheep.

The Emphasized Bible

Every one that is the first to be born, is mine, - and every one of thy cattle that is born a male, firstling of oxen or sheep.

Webster

Every first-born is mine: and every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.

World English Bible

"All that opens the womb is mine; and all your livestock that is male, the firstborn of cow and sheep.

Youngs Literal Translation

All opening a womb are Mine, and every firstling of thy cattle born a male, ox or sheep;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּטרה פּטר 
Peter 
Usage: 12

the matrix
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

פּטרה פּטר 
Peter 
Usage: 12

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

whether ox
שׁור 
Showr 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

or sheep
שׂי שׂה 
Seh 
Usage: 47

References

Context Readings

Covenant Stipulations

18 “Observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread. You are to eat unleavened bread for seven days at the appointed time in the month of Abib as I commanded you. For you came out of Egypt in the month of Abib. 19 “The firstborn male from every womb belongs to Me, including all your male livestock, the firstborn of cattle or sheep. 20 You must redeem the firstborn of a donkey with a sheep, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck. You must redeem all the firstborn of your sons. No one is to appear before Me empty-handed.


Cross References

Exodus 13:2

“Consecrate every firstborn male to Me, the firstborn from every womb among the Israelites, both man and domestic animal; it is Mine.”

Exodus 22:29

“You must not hold back offerings from your harvest or your vats. Give Me the firstborn of your sons.

Exodus 13:12

you are to present to the Lord every firstborn male of the womb. All firstborn offspring of the livestock you own that are males will be the Lord’s.

Numbers 18:15-17

The firstborn of every living thing, man or animal, presented to the Lord belongs to you. But you must certainly redeem the firstborn of man, and redeem the firstborn of an unclean animal.

Ezekiel 44:30

The best of all the firstfruits of every kind and contribution of every kind from all your gifts will belong to the priests. You are to give your first batch of dough to the priest so that a blessing may rest on your homes.

Luke 2:23

(just as it is written in the law of the Lord: Every firstborn malewill be dedicated to the Lord)

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