1 It happened 2 at midnight – the Lord attacked all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the prison, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt will die, from the firstborn son of Pharaoh 1 who sits on his throne, to the firstborn son of the slave girl who is at her hand mill, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
The sons of Jerahmeel, Hezron’s firstborn, were Ram, the firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.
Canaan was the father of Sidon – his firstborn – and Heth,
From the Shilonites: Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, including both men and animals.
because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed 1 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast. They belong to me. I am the Lord.” 2
These are the names of the sons of Aaron: Nadab, the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
So I have taken the Levites instead of all the firstborn sons among the Israelites.
Uz the firstborn, his brother Buz, Kemuel (the father of Aram), 1
The sons of Ram, Jerahmeel’s firstborn, were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
The sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
The sons of Samuel: Joel the firstborn 1 and Abijah the second oldest.
For all the firstborn males among the Israelites are mine, both humans and animals; when I destroyed 1 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I set them apart for myself.
When Pharaoh stubbornly refused 1 to release us, the Lord killed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of people to the firstborn of animals. 2 That is why I am sacrificing 3 to the Lord the first male offspring of every womb, but all my firstborn sons I redeem.’
The firstborn of every womb which they present to the Lord, whether human or animal, will be yours. Nevertheless, the firstborn sons you must redeem, 1 and the firstborn males of unclean animals you must redeem.
You must set apart 1 for the Lord your God every firstborn male born to your herds and flocks. You must not work the firstborn of your bulls or shear the firstborn of your flocks.
“‘Surely no man may consecrate a firstborn that already belongs to the Lord as a firstborn among the animals; whether it is an ox or a sheep, it belongs to the Lord. 1