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 thy estimation.
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
And if it be a female, then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels.
And if it be from five years old even unto twenty years old, then thy estimation
shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for the female ten shekels.
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.
And if it be from sixty years old and above; if it be a male, then thy estimation
shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female ten shekels.
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.
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.
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
And if it be any unclean beast, of which they do not offer a sacrifice unto the
LORD, then he shall present the beast before the priest:
And the priest shall value it, whether it be good or bad: as thou valuest it, who
art the priest, so shall it be.
But if he will at all redeem it, then he shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy
And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the LORD, then the priest
shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall
And if he that sanctified it will redeem his house, then he shall add the fifth
part of the money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be his.
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.
If he sanctify his field from the year of jubile, according to thy estimation it
But if he sanctify his field after the jubile, then the priest shall reckon unto
him the money according to the years that remain, even unto the year of the jubile, and
it shall be abated from thy estimation.
And if he that sanctified the field will in any wise redeem it, then he shall add
the fifth part of the money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be assured to
And if he will not redeem the field, or if he have sold the field to another man,
it shall not be redeemed any more.
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.
And if a man sanctify unto the LORD a field which he hath bought, which is not of
the fields of his possession;
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.
In the year of the jubile the field shall return unto him of whom it was bought,
even to him to whom the possession of the land did belong.
And all thy estimations shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty
gerahs shall be the shekel.
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.
And if it be of an unclean beast, then he shall redeem it according to thine
estimation, and shall add a fifth part of it thereto: or if it be not redeemed, then it
shall be sold according to thy estimation.
Notwithstanding no devoted thing, that a man shall devote unto the LORD of all that
he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be sold or
redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy unto the LORD.
None devoted, which shall be devoted of men, shall be redeemed; but shall surely be
put to death.
And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of
the tree, is the LORD’s: it is holy unto the LORD.
And if a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth
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.
He shall not search whether it be good or bad, neither shall he change it: and if
he change it at all, then both it and the change thereof shall be holy; it shall not be
These are the commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for the children of
Israel in mount Sinai.