Leviticus 27:1-18 NIV

Redeeming What Is the LORD’s

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate a person to the LORD by giving the equivalent value,

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      3 set the value of a male between the ages of twenty and sixty at fifty shekelsa of silver, according to the sanctuary shekelb ;

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        • œ 27:3 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams; also in verse 16
        •  27:3 - That is, about 2/5 ounce or about 12 grams; also in verse 25
          4 for a female, set her value at thirty shekelsc ;

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            • ž 27:4 - That is, about 12 ounces or about 345 grams
              5 for a person between the ages of five and twenty, set the value of a male at twenty shekelsd and of a female at ten shekelse ;

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                • Ÿ 27:5 - That is, about 8 ounces or about 230 grams
                •   27:5 - That is, about 4 ounces or about 115 grams; also in verse 7
                  6 for a person between one month and five years, set the value of a male at five shekelsf of silver and that of a female at three shekelsg of silver;

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                    • ¡ 27:6 - That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams
                    • ¢ 27:6 - That is, about 1 1/4 ounces or about 35 grams
                      7 for a person sixty years old or more, set the value of a male at fifteen shekelsh and of a female at ten shekels.

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                        • £ 27:7 - That is, about 6 ounces or about 175 grams
                          8 If anyone making the vow is too poor to pay the specified amount, the person being dedicated is to be presented to the priest, who will set the value according to what the one making the vow can afford.

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                              9 “ ‘If what they vowed is an animal that is acceptable as an offering to the LORD, such an animal given to the LORD becomes holy.

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                                  10 They must not exchange it or substitute a good one for a bad one, or a bad one for a good one; if they should substitute one animal for another, both it and the substitute become holy.

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                                      11 If what they vowed is a ceremonially unclean animal—one that is not acceptable as an offering to the LORD—the animal must be presented to the priest,

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                                      12 who will judge its quality as good or bad. Whatever value the priest then sets, that is what it will be.
                                      13 If the owner wishes to redeem the animal, a fifth must be added to its value.

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                                          14 “ ‘If anyone dedicates their house as something holy to the LORD, the priest will judge its quality as good or bad. Whatever value the priest then sets, so it will remain.
                                          15 If the one who dedicates their house wishes to redeem it, they must add a fifth to its value, and the house will again become theirs.

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                                              16 “ ‘If anyone dedicates to the LORD part of their family land, its value is to be set according to the amount of seed required for it—fifty shekels of silver to a homeri of barley seed.

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                                                • ¤ 27:16 - That is, probably about 300 pounds or about 135 kilograms
                                                  17 If they dedicate a field during the Year of Jubilee, the value that has been set remains.
                                                  18 But if they dedicate a field after the Jubilee, the priest will determine the value according to the number of years that remain until the next Year of Jubilee, and its set value will be reduced.

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