Numbers 18:11-21 NIV

11 "This also is yours: whatever is set aside from the gifts of all the wave offerings1 of the Israelites. I give this to you and your sons and daughters as your regular share.2 Everyone in your household who is ceremonially clean3 may eat it.

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12 "I give you all the finest olive oil and all the finest new wine and grain4 they give the LORD 5 as the firstfruits of their harvest.6
13 All the land's firstfruits that they bring to the LORD will be yours.7 Everyone in your household who is ceremonially clean may eat it.8

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14 "Everything in Israel that is devoteda to the LORD 9 is yours.

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    • a 18:14 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord.
      15 The first offspring of every womb, both man and animal, that is offered to the LORD is yours.10 But you must redeem11 every firstborn12 son and every firstborn male of unclean animals.13

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      16 When they are a month old,14 you must redeem them at the redemption price set at five shekelsb15 of silver, according to the sanctuary shekel,16 which weighs twenty gerahs.17

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        • b 18:16 - That is, about 2 ounces (about 55 grams)
          17 "But you must not redeem the firstborn of an ox, a sheep or a goat; they are holy.18 Sprinkle their blood19 on the altar and burn their fat20 as an offering made by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD.21

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          18 Their meat is to be yours, just as the breast of the wave offering22 and the right thigh are yours.23

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          19 Whatever is set aside from the holy24 offerings the Israelites present to the LORD I give to you and your sons and daughters as your regular share. It is an everlasting covenant of salt25 before the LORD for both you and your offspring."

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          20 The LORD said to Aaron, "You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any share among them;26 I am your share and your inheritance27 among the Israelites.

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          21 "I give to the Levites all the tithes28 in Israel as their inheritance29 in return for the work they do while serving at the Tent of Meeting.30

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