and the priest will establish its conversion value, 1 whether good or bad. According to the assessed conversion value of the priest, thus it will be.
Jehoiakim paid Pharaoh the required amount of silver and gold, but to meet Pharaoh’s demands Jehoiakim had to tax the land. He collected an assessed amount from each man among the people of the land in order to pay Pharaoh Necho. 1
“‘If a man consecrates his house as holy to the Lord, the priest will establish its conversion value, whether good or bad. Just as the priest establishes its conversion value, thus it will stand. 1
If, however, 1 it is among the unclean animals, he may ransom it according to 2 its conversion value and must add one fifth to it, but if it is not redeemed it must be sold according to its conversion value.
Jehoash said to the priests, “I place at your disposal 1 all the consecrated silver that has been brought to the Lord’s temple, including the silver collected from the census tax, 2 the silver received from those who have made vows, 3 and all the silver that people have voluntarily contributed to the Lord’s temple. 4
the priest will calculate for him the amount of its conversion value until the jubilee year, and he must pay 1 the conversion value on that jubilee day as something that is holy to the Lord.
If he consecrates his field in the jubilee year, 1 the conversion value will stand,
Every conversion value must be calculated by the standard of the sanctuary shekel; 1 twenty gerahs to the shekel.
but if 1 he consecrates his field after the jubilee, the priest will calculate the price 2 for him according to the years that are left until the next jubilee year, and it will be deducted from the conversion value.
If he is too poor to pay the conversion value, he must stand the person before the priest and the priest will establish his conversion value; 1 according to what the man who made the vow can afford, 2 the priest will establish his conversion value.
“‘If a man consecrates to the Lord some of his own landed property, the conversion value must be calculated in accordance with the amount of seed needed to sow it, 1 a homer of barley seed being priced at fifty shekels of silver. 2
Then he must bring his guilt offering to the Lord, a flawless ram from the flock, convertible into silver shekels, 1 for a guilt offering to the priest.
If the one who consecrates it redeems his house, he must add to it one fifth of its conversion value in silver, and it will belong to him. 1