Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Only the firstling of the beasts, which should be the LORD'S firstling, no man shall sanctify it; whether it be ox, or sheep: it is the LORD'S.

Bible References

Which

Exodus 13:2
"Set apart to me every firstborn male -- the first offspring of every womb among the Israelites, whether human or animal; it is mine."
Exodus 22:30
You must also do this for your oxen and for your sheep; seven days they may remain with their mothers, but give them to me on the eighth day.
Numbers 18:17
But you must not redeem the firstborn of a cow or a sheep or a goat; they are holy. You must splash their blood on the altar and burn their fat for an offering made by fire for a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
Deuteronomy 15:19
You must set apart for the Lord your God every firstborn male born to your herds and flocks. You must not work the firstborn of your bulls or shear the firstborn of your flocks.

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