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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: First Born, The

Dictionaries :: First Born, The

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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

First Born, The: Of Man and Beast Dedicated to God

Exd 13:2,12; 22:29

First Born, The: Dedicated to Commemorate the Sparing of the First

Exd 13:15; Num 3:13; 8:17

First Born, The: Of Clean Beasts

Not to labour

Deu 15:19

Not shorn

Deu 15:19

Not taken from the dam for seven days

Exd 22:30; Lev 22:27

Offered in sacrifice

Num 18:17

Could not be a free-will offering

Lev 27:26

Antiquity of offering

Gen 4:4

Flesh of, the priest's portion

Num 18:18

First Born, The: Of Clean Beasts

To be redeemed

Num 18:15

Law of redemption for

Num 18:16

First Born, The: Of the ass to be redeemed with lamb or its neck broken

Exd 13:13; 34:20

First Born, The: Of Israel

Tribe of Levi taken for

Num 3:12,40-43; 8:18

To be redeemed

Exd 34:20; Num 18:15

Price of redemption for

Num 3:46,47

Price of, given to the priests

Num 3:48-51

First Born, The: Laws Respecting, Restored after the Captivity

Neh 10:36

First Born, The: Laws Respecting, Observed at Christ's Birth

Luk 2:22,23

First Born, The: The Beginning of Strength and Excellency of Power

Gen 49:3; Deu 21:17

First Born, The: Precious and Valuable

Mic 6:7; Zec 12:10

First Born, The: Objects of Special Love

Gen 25:28; Jer 31:9,20

First Born, The: Privileges Of

Precedence in the family

Gen 48:13,14

Authority over the younger children

Gen 27:29; 1Sa 20:29

Special blessing by the father

Gen 27:4,35

The father's title and power

2Ch 21:3

A double portion of inheritance

Deu 21:17

In case of death the next brother to raise up seed to

Deu 25:5,6; Mat 22:24-28

Not to be alienated by parents through caprice

Deu 21:15,16

Could be forfeited by misconduct

Gen 49:3,4,8; 1Ch 5:1

Could be sold

Gen 25:31,33; Hbr 12:16,17

First Born, The: Instances of Superseded


Gen 4:4,5


Gen 10:21


Gen 17:19-21


Gen 25:23; Rom 9:12,13


Gen 48:15-20

Reuben, &c

1Ch 5:1,2


Exd 7:1,2; Num 12:2,8

David's brothers

1Sa 16:6-12


1Ki 2:15,22

First Born, The: Illustrative Of

The dignity, &c of Christ

Psa 89:27; Rom 8:29; Col 1:18

The dignity, &c of the church

Hbr 12:23


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