When you are taking the number of the childrenchildren of IsraelIsrael, let every manman who is numbered givegive to the Lordthe Lord a price for his life, so that no disease may come on them when they are numbered.
And this is what they are to givegive; let every man who is numbered givegive half a shekelshekel, by the scale of the holyholy place: (the shekelshekel being valued at twentytwenty gerahs:) this money is an offering to the Lordthe Lord.
Everyone who is numbered, from twentytwenty years oldold and over, is to givegive an offering to the Lordthe Lord.
The man of wealthwealth is to givegive no more and the poor man no less than the half-shekelshekel of silver, when the offering is made to the Lordthe Lord as the price for your lives.
Whenever they gogo into the TentTent of meeting they are to be washedwashed with waterwater, to keep them from death; and whenever they comecomenearnear to do the work of the altaraltar, or to make an offering by fire to the Lordthe Lord,