Numbers 3:45-51 NIV

45 “Take the Levites in place of all the firstborn of Israel, and the livestock of the Levites in place of their livestock. The Levites are to be mine. I am the LORD.

References for Numbers 3:45

      46 To redeem the 273 firstborn Israelites who exceed the number of the Levites,

      References for Numbers 3:46

      47 collect five shekelsa for each one, according to the sanctuary shekel, which weighs twenty gerahs.

      References for Numbers 3:47

        • d 3:47 - That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams
          48 Give the money for the redemption of the additional Israelites to Aaron and his sons.”

          References for Numbers 3:48

              49 So Moses collected the redemption money from those who exceeded the number redeemed by the Levites.

              References for Numbers 3:49

                  50 From the firstborn of the Israelites he collected silver weighing 1,365 shekels,b according to the sanctuary shekel.

                  References for Numbers 3:50

                    • 95 3:50 - ver 41,45
                    • 96 3:50 - S ver 46-48
                    • e 3:50 - That is, about 35 pounds or about 16 kilograms
                      51 Moses gave the redemption money to Aaron and his sons, as he was commanded by the word of the LORD.