Numbers 3:46-51 NIV

46 To redeem1 the 273 firstborn Israelites who exceed the number of the Levites,

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47 collect five shekelsa2 for each one, according to the sanctuary shekel,3 which weighs twenty gerahs.4

References for Numbers 3:47

    • c 3:47 - That is, about 2 ounces (about 55 grams)
      48 Give the money for the redemption5 of the additional Israelites to Aaron and his sons."6

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          49 So Moses collected the redemption money7 from those who exceeded the number redeemed by the Levites.

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              50 From the firstborn of the Israelites8 he collected silver weighing "1,365 shekels,b9 according to the sanctuary shekel.

              References for Numbers 3:50

                • 95 3:50 - ver 41,45
                • 96 3:50 - S ver 46-48
                • d 3:50 - That is, about 35 pounds (about 15.5 kilograms)
                  51 Moses gave the redemption money to Aaron and his sons, as he was commanded by the word of the LORD.