||This is because all first-born of the Israelites are Mine, man and beast alike. I sanctified them for Myself on the day that I killed all the first-born in Egypt.
Ki li chol-bechor biveney Yisra'el ba'adam uvabehemah beyom hakoti chol-bechor be'erets Mitsrayim hikdashti otam li.
||I have now taken the Levites in place of all the first-born Israelites
Va'ekach et-haLevi'im tachat kol-bechor bivney Yisra'el.