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Ki Tisa

  
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 34:19
 34:20
 34:21
34:20 The first-born of a donkey must be redeemed with a sheep, and if it is not redeemed, you must decapitate it. You must [also] redeem every first-born among your sons.

Do not appear before Me empty-handed.
Ufeter chamor tifdeh veseh ve'im-lo tifdeh va'arafto kol bechor baneycha tifdeh velo-yera'u fanay reykam.

34:21 You may work during the six weekdays, but on Saturday, you must stop working, ceasing from all plowing and reaping.
Sheshet yamim ta'avod uvayom hashvi'i tishbot becharish uvakatsir tishbot.



Commentary:

decapitate
  See Exodus 13:13.

from all plowing and reaping
  (Lekach Tov; Rashbam; Ibn Ezra). Or, '[even] during plowing and planting season' (Saadia).





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