Bible Verses About First Born The

First Born, The.
    Of man and beast dedicated to God  Ex 13:2,12; 22:29
    Dedicated to commemorate the sparing of the first born of Israel  Ex 13:15; Nu 3:13; 8:17
    Of clean beasts
      Not to labour.  De 15:19
      Not shorn.  De 15:19
      Not taken from the dam for seven days.  Ex 22:30; Le 22:27
      Offered in sacrifice.  Nu 18:17
      Could not be a free-will offering.  Le 27:26
      Antiquity of offering.  Ge 4:4
      Flesh of, the priest's portion.  Nu 18:18
    Of clean beasts
      To be redeemed.  Nu 18:15
      Law of redemption for.  Nu 18:16
    Of the ass to be redeemed with lamb or its neck broken  Ex 13:13; 34:20
    Of Israel
      Tribe of Levi taken for.  Nu 3:12,40-43; 8:18
      To be redeemed.  Ex 34:20; Nu 18:15
      Price of redemption for.  Nu 3:46,47
      Price of, given to the priests.  Nu 3:48-51
    Laws respecting, restored after the captivity  Ne 10:36
    Laws respecting, observed at Christ's birth  Lu 2:22,23
    The beginning of strength and excellency of power  Ge 49:3; De 21:17
    Precious and valuable  Mic 6:7; Zec 12:10
    Objects of special love  Ge 25:28; Jer 31:9,20
    Privileges of
      Precedence in the family.  Ge 48:13,14
      Authority over the younger children.  Ge 27:29; 1Sa 20:29
      Special blessing by the father.  Ge 27:4,35
      The father's title and power.  2Ch 21:3
      A double portion of inheritance.  De 21:17
      In case of death the next brother to raise up seed to.  De 25:5,6; Mt 22:24-28
      Not to be alienated by parents through caprice.  De 21:15,16
      Could be forfeited by misconduct.  Ge 49:3,4,8; 1Ch 5:1
      Could be sold.  Ge 25:31,33; Heb 12:16,17
    Instances of superseded
      Cain.  Ge 4:4,5
      Japheth.  Ge 10:21
      Ishmael.  Ge 17:19-21
      Esau.  Ge 25:23; Ro 9:12,13
      Manasseh.  Ge 48:15-20
      Reuben, &c.  1Ch 5:1,2
      Aaron.  Ex 7:1,2; Nu 12:2,8
      David's brothers.  1Sa 16:6-12
      Adonijah.  1Ki 2:15,22
    Illustrative of
      The dignity, &c of Christ.  Ps 89:27; Ro 8:29; Col 1:18
      The dignity, &c of the church.  Heb 12:23