Leviticus, Chapter 27
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View Leviticus 27 in the note window. 27:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When
a man shall make a singular vow, the persons [shall be]
for the LORD by a thy estimation.
a) As of his son or daughter.
( b) Who art the priest.
27:3 And thy estimation shall be of the male from twenty years
old even unto sixty years old, even thy estimation shall be
fifty shekels of silver, after the shekel of the
c) Read the value of the shekel in ( Ex 30:13).
27:6 And if [it be] from a month old even unto five years
old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels
of silver, and for the female thy estimation [shall be]
three shekels of silver.
d) He speaks of those vows by which the fathers dedicated
their children to God who were not of such force; but
they might be redeemed from them.
27:8 But if he be poorer than thy estimation, then he shall
present himself before the priest, and the priest shall
value him; according to his ability that vowed shall the
priest value him.
e) If he is not able to pay according to your estimate.
27:9 And if [it be] a beast, whereof men bring an offering
unto the LORD, all that [any man] giveth of such unto the
LORD shall be holy.
f 27:10 He shall not alter it, nor change it, a good for a bad, or
a bad for a good: and if he shall at all change beast for
beast, then it and the exchange thereof shall be holy.
g) That is, consecrate to the Lord.
27:16 And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD [some part] of a
field of his possession, then thy estimation shall be
according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley seed
[shall be valued] at fifty shekels of silver.
i) Homer is a measure containing ten ephahs, read of an
ephah in ( Ex 16:16,36).
27:20 And if he will not redeem the field, or if he have
sold the field to another man, it shall not be redeemed
k) For their own necessity or godly uses.
27:21 But the field, when it goeth out in the jubile, shall be
holy unto the LORD, as a field devoted; the possession
thereof shall be the priest's.
l 27:23 Then the priest shall reckon unto him the worth of thy
estimation, [even] unto the year of the jubile: and he
shall give thine estimation in that day, [as] a holy
thing unto the LORD.
m) The priests evaluation.
27:26 Only the firstling of the beasts, which should be the
LORD'S firstling, no man shall sanctify it; whether [it
be] ox, or sheep: it [is] the LORD'S.
n) It was the Lord's already.
27:29 None devoted, which shall be devoted of men, shall be
redeemed; [but] shall surely be put to death.
o) It shall remain without redemption.
27:31 And if a man will at all redeem [ought] of his tithes, he
shall add thereto the fifth [part] thereof.
p) Besides the value of the thing itself.
27:32 And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock,
[even] of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth
shall be holy unto the LORD.
q) All that which is numbered: that is, every tenth as he
falls by tale without exception or respect.
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