Bible: Num 3:11-13

3:11 Then the Lord spoke to Moses: 3:12 Look, 1  I myself have taken the Levites from among the Israelites instead of 2  every firstborn who opens the womb among the Israelites. So the Levites belong to me, 3:13 because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed 3  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.” 4 

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