Leviticus 27:31
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New International Version
Whoever would redeem any of their tithe must add a fifth of the value to it.

New Living Translation
If you want to buy back the LORD's tenth of the grain or fruit, you must pay its value, plus 20 percent.

English Standard Version
If a man wishes to redeem some of his tithe, he shall add a fifth to it.

New American Standard Bible
'If, therefore, a man wishes to redeem part of his tithe, he shall add to it one-fifth of it.

King James Bible
And if a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a man decides to redeem any part of this tenth, he must add a fifth to its value.

International Standard Version
But if a person wishes to redeem his tithe, he is to add a fifth to it.

NET Bible
If a man redeems part of his tithe, however, he must add one fifth to it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you buy back any part of it, you must add one-fifth more to it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if anyone desires to redeem anything of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof.

King James 2000 Bible
And if a man will at all redeem any of his tithes, he shall add to it the fifth part thereof.

American King James Version
And if a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof.

American Standard Version
And if a man will redeem aught of his tithe, he shall add unto it the fifth part thereof.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if any man will redeem his tithes, he shall add the fifth part of them.

Darby Bible Translation
And if any one will at all redeem of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth thereof.

English Revised Version
And if a man will redeem aught of his tithe, he shall add unto it the fifth part thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if a man will at all redeem aught of his tithes, he shall add to it the fifth part of it.

World English Bible
If a man redeems anything of his tithe, he shall add a fifth part to it.

Young's Literal Translation
And if a man really redeem any of his tithe, its fifth he addeth to it.
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

27:26-33 Things or persons devoted, are distinguished from things or persons that were only sanctified. Devoted things were most holy to the Lord, and could neither be taken back nor applied to other purposes. Whatever productions they had the benefit, God must be honoured with the tenth of, if it could be applied. Thus they acknowledge God to be the Owner of their land, the Giver of its fruits, and themselves to be his tenants, and dependants upon him. Thus they gave him thanks for the plenty they enjoyed, and besought his favour in the continuance of it. We are taught to honour the Lord with our substance.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

And if a man, will redeem ought of his tithes,.... Of his own, and not his neighbour's, as Jarchi observes; for if he redeemed the tithes of his neighbour, but did not add a fifth part, which he was obliged to do if he redeemed his own, as follows:

he shall add thereunto the fifth part thereof; besides giving the value for what part of his tithes he redeemed, he gave a fifth part of that sum over and above; as, supposing the tithe was worth fifty shillings, then he gave that, and ten shillings more, and so in proportion. The use of this redemption, as Jarchi suggests, was, that he might have liberty of eating it in any place: for he understands it of the second tithe, as before observed, and which was to be eaten at Jerusalem.



Leviticus 27:31 Additional Commentaries
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Instruction on Tithes
30'Thus all the tithe of the land, of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S; it is holy to the LORD. 31'If, therefore, a man wishes to redeem part of his tithe, he shall add to it one-fifth of it. 32'For every tenth part of herd or flock, whatever passes under the rod, the tenth one shall be holy to the LORD.…
Cross References
Leviticus 27:30
"'A tithe of everything from the land, whether grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD.

Leviticus 27:32
Every tithe of the herd and flock--every tenth animal that passes under the shepherd's rod--will be holy to the LORD.
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And if a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof.

Leviticus 27:13 But if he will at all redeem it, then he shall add a fifth part thereof …

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