AskDefine | Define firstling

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English

Etymology

first + -ling

Noun

  1. The first produce or result, notably firstborn offspring.
  2. The first of a class or kind
  3. The thing first thought or done.

Quotations

  • , Genesis 4:4
    And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Translations

Adjective

firstling

Quotations

  • , Deuteronomy 15:19
    All the firstling males that come of thy herd and of thy flock thou shalt sanctify unto the Lord thy God: thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thy bullock, nor shear the firstling of thy sheep.

References

Extensive Definition

Firstborn may refer to:
First Born may refer to:

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