Leviticus 27:28-34 NIV

28 “ ‘But nothing that a person owns and devotesa to the LORD—whether a human being or an animal or family land—may be sold or redeemed; everything so devoted is most holy to the LORD.

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    • ¦ 27:28 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord.
      29 “ ‘No person devoted to destructionb may be ransomed; they are to be put to death.

      References for Leviticus 27:29

        • § 27:29 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
          30 “ ‘A tithe of everything from the land, whether grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD.

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          31 Whoever would redeem any of their tithe must add a fifth of the value to it.

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          32 Every tithe of the herd and flock—every tenth animal that passes under the shepherd’s rod—will be holy to the LORD.

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          33 No one may pick out the good from the bad or make any substitution. If anyone does make a substitution, both the animal and its substitute become holy and cannot be redeemed.’ ”

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          34 These are the commands the LORD gave Moses at Mount Sinai for the Israelites.

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