Leviticus 27:28
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New International Version
"'But nothing that a person owns and devotes to the LORD--whether a human being or an animal or family land--may be sold or redeemed; everything so devoted is most holy to the LORD.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
Notwithstanding, no devoted thing that a man hath devoted to Jehovah of all that he hath, of man or beast, or of the field of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy to Jehovah.

World English Bible
"'Notwithstanding, no devoted thing, that a man shall devote to Yahweh of all that he has, whether of man or animal, or of the field of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy to Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
'Only, no devoted thing which a man devoteth to Jehovah, of all that he hath, of man, and beast, and of the field of his possession, is sold or redeemed; every devoted thing is most holy to Jehovah.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

No devoted thing - shall be sold or redeemed - This is the חרם cherem, which always meant an absolute unredeemable grant to God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

no devoted. This is the cherem, the absolute, irredeemable grant to God.

Leviticus 27:21 But the field, when it goes out in the jubilee, shall be holy to the LORD, as a field devoted...

Exodus 22:20 He that sacrifices to any god, save to the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

Numbers 21:2,3 And Israel vowed a vow to the LORD, and said, If you will indeed deliver this people into my hand...

Deuteronomy 7:1,2 When the LORD your God shall bring you into the land where you go to possess it, and has cast out many nations before you, the Hittites...

Deuteronomy 13:15,16 You shall surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein...

Deuteronomy 20:16,17 But of the cities of these people, which the LORD your God does give you for an inheritance...

Deuteronomy 25:19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD your God has given you rest from all your enemies round about...

Joshua 6:17-19,26 And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live...

Joshua 7:1,11-13,25 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah...

Judges 11:30,31 And Jephthah vowed a vow to the LORD, and said, If you shall without fail deliver the children of Ammon into my hands...

Judges 21:5,11,18 And the children of Israel said, Who is there among all the tribes of Israel that came not up with the congregation to the LORD...

1 Samuel 14:24-28 And the men of Israel were distressed that day: for Saul had adjured the people, saying...

1 Samuel 14:38-45 And Saul said, Draw you near here, all the chief of the people: and know and see wherein this sin has been this day...

1 Samuel 15:3,18,32,33 Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling...

Matthew 25:41 Then shall he say also to them on the left hand, Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire...

Acts 23:12-14 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse...

Romans 9:3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

1 Corinthians 16:22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.

Galatians 3:10,13 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written...

Library
List of Abbreviations Used in Reference to Rabbinic Writings Quoted in this Work.
THE Mishnah is always quoted according to Tractate, Chapter (Pereq) and Paragraph (Mishnah), the Chapter being marked in Roman, the paragraph in ordinary Numerals. Thus Ber. ii. 4 means the Mishnic Tractate Berakhoth, second Chapter, fourth Paragraph. The Jerusalem Talmud is distinguished by the abbreviation Jer. before the name of the Tractate. Thus, Jer. Ber. is the Jer. Gemara, or Talmud, of the Tractate Berakhoth. The edition, from which quotations are made, is that commonly used, Krotoschin,
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Leviticus
The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 27:27
If it is one of the unclean animals, it may be bought back at its set value, adding a fifth of the value to it. If it is not redeemed, it is to be sold at its set value.

Leviticus 27:29
"'No person devoted to destruction may be ransomed; they are to be put to death.

Numbers 18:14
"Everything in Israel that is devoted to the LORD is yours.

Deuteronomy 7:26
Do not bring a detestable thing into your house or you, like it, will be set apart for destruction. Regard it as vile and utterly detest it, for it is set apart for destruction.

Joshua 6:17
The city and all that is in it are to be devoted to the LORD. Only Rahab the prostitute and all who are with her in her house shall be spared, because she hid the spies we sent.

Ezekiel 44:29
They will eat the grain offerings, the sin offerings and the guilt offerings; and everything in Israel devoted to the LORD will belong to them.

Ezekiel 48:14
They must not sell or exchange any of it. This is the best of the land and must not pass into other hands, because it is holy to the LORD.

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