Exod 4:14

(NIV)
Then the  Lord’s anger burned against Moses and he said, ‘What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and he will be glad to see you.
(ESV)
Then the anger of the  Lord was kindled against Moses and he said, “Is there not Aaron, your brother, the Levite? I know that he can speak well. Behold, he is coming out to meet you, and when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart.

Exod 6:25

(NIV)
Eleazar son of Aaron married one of the daughters of Putiel, and she bore him Phinehas.

These were the heads of the Levite families, clan by clan.
(ESV)
Eleazar, Aaron’s son, took as his wife one of the daughters of Putiel, and she bore him Phinehas. These are the heads of the fathers’ houses of the Levites by their clans.

Exod 38:21

(NIV)
These are the amounts of the materials used for the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the covenant law, which were recorded at Moses’ command by the Levites under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.
(ESV)
These are the records of the tabernacle the tabernacle of the testimony, as they were recorded at the commandment of Moses, the responsibility of the Levites under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.

Lev 25:32

(NIV)
‘“The Levites always have the right to redeem their houses in the Levitical towns, which they possess.
(ESV)
As for the cities of the Levites, the Levites may redeem at any time the houses in the cities they possess.

Lev 25:33

(NIV)
So the property of the Levites is redeemable – that is, a house sold in any town they hold – and is to be returned in the Jubilee, because the houses in the towns of the Levites are their property among the Israelites.
(ESV)
And if one of the Levites exercises his right of redemption, then the house that was sold in a city they possess shall be released in the jubilee. For the houses in the cities of the Levites are their possession among the people of Israel.

Num 1:47

(NIV)
The ancestral tribe of the Levites, however, was not counted along with the others.
(ESV)
But the Levites were not listed along with them by their ancestral tribe.

Num 1:50

(NIV)
Instead, appoint the Levites to be in charge of the tabernacle of the covenant law – over all its furnishings and everything belonging to it. They are to carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings; they are to take care of it and camp round it.
(ESV)
But appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of the testimony, and over all its furnishings, and over all that belongs to it. They are to carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings, and they shall take care of it and shall camp around the tabernacle.

Num 1:51

(NIV)
Whenever the tabernacle is to move, the Levites are to take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall do it. Anyone else who approaches it is to be put to death.
(ESV)
When the tabernacle is to set out, the Levites shall take it down, and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up. And if any outsider comes near, he shall be put to death.

Num 1:53

(NIV)
The Levites, however, are to set up their tents round the tabernacle of the covenant law so that my wrath will not fall on the Israelite community. The Levites are to be responsible for the care of the tabernacle of the covenant law.’

(ESV)
But the Levites shall camp around the tabernacle of the testimony, so that there may be no wrath on the congregation of the people of Israel. And the Levites shall keep guard over the tabernacle of the testimony.”

Num 2:17

(NIV)
Then the tent of meeting and the camp of the Levites will set out in the middle of the camps. They will set out in the same order as they set up camp, each in their own place under their standard.

(ESV)
“Then the tent of meeting shall set out, with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camps; as they camp, so shall they set out, each in position, standard by standard.

Num 2:33

(NIV)
The Levites, however, were not counted along with the other Israelites, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
But the Levites were not listed among the people of Israel, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

Num 3:9

(NIV)
Give the Levites to Aaron and his sons; they are the Israelites who are to be given wholly to him.
(ESV)
And you shall give the Levites to Aaron and his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the people of Israel.

Num 3:12

(NIV)
‘I have taken the Levites from among the Israelites in place of the first male offspring of every Israelite woman. The Levites are mine,
(ESV)
Behold I have taken the Levites from among the people of Israel instead of every firstborn who opens the womb among the people of Israel. The Levites shall be mine,

Num 3:20

(NIV)
The Merarite clans:
Mahli and Mushi.

These were the Levite clans, according to their families.
(ESV)
And the sons of Merari by their clans: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites, by their fathershouses.

Num 3:32

(NIV)
The chief leader of the Levites was Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest. He was appointed over those who were responsible for the care of the sanctuary.

(ESV)
And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest was to be chief over the chiefs of the Levites, and to have oversight of those who kept guard over the sanctuary.

Num 3:39

(NIV)
The total number of Levites counted at the  Lord’s command by Moses and Aaron according to their clans, including every male a month old or more, was 22,000.

(ESV)
All those listed among the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron listed at the commandment of the  Lord, by clans, all the males from a month old and upward, were 22,000.

Num 3:41

(NIV)
Take the Levites for me in place of all the firstborn of the Israelites, and the livestock of the Levites in place of all the firstborn of the livestock of the Israelites. I am the  Lord.’

(ESV)
And you shall take the Levites for me—I am the  Lordinstead of all the firstborn among the people of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the cattle of the people of Israel.”

Num 3:45

(NIV)
‘Take the Levites in place of all the firstborn of Israel, and the livestock of the Levites in place of their livestock. The Levites are to be mine. I am the  Lord.
(ESV)
Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the people of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of their cattle. The Levites shall be mine: I am the  Lord.

Num 3:46

(NIV)
To redeem the 273 firstborn Israelites who exceed the number of the Levites,
(ESV)
And as the redemption price for the 273 of the firstborn of the people of Israel, over and above the number of the male Levites,

Num 3:49

(NIV)
So Moses collected the redemption money from those who exceeded the number redeemed by the Levites.
(ESV)
So Moses took the redemption money from those who were over and above those redeemed by the Levites.

Num 4:18

(NIV)
‘See that the Kohathite tribal clans are not destroyed from among the Levites.
(ESV)
“Let not the tribe of the clans of the Kohathites be destroyed from among the Levites,

Num 4:46

(NIV)
So Moses, Aaron and the leaders of Israel counted all the Levites by their clans and families.
(ESV)
All those who were listed of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron and the chiefs of Israel listed, by their clans and their fathershouses,

Num 7:5

(NIV)
‘Accept these from them, that they may be used in the work at the tent of meeting. Give them to the Levites as each man’s work requires.’

(ESV)
Accept these from them, that they may be used in the service of the tent of meeting, and give them to the Levites, to each man according to his service.”

Num 7:6

(NIV)
So Moses took the carts and oxen and gave them to the Levites.
(ESV)
So Moses took the wagons and the oxen and gave them to the Levites.

Num 8:6

(NIV)
‘Take the Levites from among all the Israelites and make them ceremonially clean.
(ESV)
Take the Levites from among the people of Israel and cleanse them.

Num 8:9

(NIV)
Bring the Levites to the front of the tent of meeting and assemble the whole Israelite community.
(ESV)
And you shall bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the whole congregation of the people of Israel.

Num 8:10

(NIV)
You are to bring the Levites before the  Lord, and the Israelites are to lay their hands on them.
(ESV)
When you bring the Levites before the  Lord, the people of Israel shall lay their hands on the Levites,

Num 8:11

(NIV)
Aaron is to present the Levites before the  Lord as a wave offering from the Israelites, so that they may be ready to do the work of the  Lord.

(ESV)
and Aaron shall offer the Levites before the  Lord as a wave offering from the people of Israel, that they may do the service of the  Lord.

Num 8:12

(NIV)
‘Then the Levites are to lay their hands on the heads of the bulls, using one for a sin offering to the  Lord and the other for a burnt offering, to make atonement for the Levites.
(ESV)
Then the Levites shall lay their hands on the heads of the bulls, and you shall offer the one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering to the  Lord to make atonement for the Levites.

Num 8:13

(NIV)
Make the Levites stand in front of Aaron and his sons and then present them as a wave offering to the  Lord.
(ESV)
And you shall set the Levites before Aaron and his sons, and shall offer them as a wave offering to the  Lord.

Num 8:14

(NIV)
In this way you are to set the Levites apart from the other Israelites, and the Levites will be mine.

(ESV)
“Thus you shall separate the Levites from among the people of Israel, and the Levites shall be mine.

Num 8:15

(NIV)
‘After you have purified the Levites and presented them as a wave offering, they are to come to do their work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
And after that the Levites shall go in to serve at the tent of meeting, when you have cleansed them and offered them as a wave offering.

Num 8:18

(NIV)
And I have taken the Levites in place of all the firstborn sons in Israel.
(ESV)
and I have taken the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the people of Israel.

Num 8:19

(NIV)
From among all the Israelites, I have given the Levites as gifts to Aaron and his sons to do the work at the tent of meeting on behalf of the Israelites and to make atonement for them so that no plague will strike the Israelites when they go near the sanctuary.’

(ESV)
And I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and his sons from among the people of Israel, to do the service for the people of Israel at the tent of meeting and to make atonement for the people of Israel that there may be no plague among the people of Israel when the people of Israel come near the sanctuary.”

Num 8:20

(NIV)
Moses, Aaron and the whole Israelite community did with the Levites just as the  Lord commanded Moses.
(ESV)
Thus did Moses and Aaron and all the congregation of the people of Israel to the Levites. According to all that the  Lord commanded Moses concerning the Levites, the people of Israel did to them.

Num 8:21

(NIV)
The Levites purified themselves and washed their clothes. Then Aaron presented them as a wave offering before the  Lord and made atonement for them to purify them.
(ESV)
And the Levites purified themselves from sin and washed their clothes, and Aaron offered them as a wave offering before the  Lord, and Aaron made atonement for them to cleanse them.

Num 8:22

(NIV)
After that, the Levites came to do their work at the tent of meeting under the supervision of Aaron and his sons. They did with the Levites just as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And after that the Levites went in to do their service in the tent of meeting before Aaron and his sons; as the  Lord had commanded Moses concerning the Levites, so they did to them.

Num 8:24

(NIV)
‘This applies to the Levites: men twenty-five years old or more shall come to take part in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
This applies to the Levites: from twenty-five years old and upward they shall come to do duty in the service of the tent of meeting.

Num 8:26

(NIV)
They may assist their brothers in performing their duties at the tent of meeting, but they themselves must not do the work. This, then, is how you are to assign the responsibilities of the Levites.’

(ESV)
They minister to their brothers in the tent of meeting by keeping guard, but they shall do no service. Thus shall you do to the Levites in assigning their duties.”

Num 18:6

(NIV)
I myself have selected your fellow Levites from among the Israelites as a gift to you, dedicated to the  Lord to do the work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
And behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the people of Israel. They are a gift to you, given to the  Lord, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

Num 18:23

(NIV)
It is the Levites who are to do the work at the tent of meeting and bear the responsibility for any offences they commit against it. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. They will receive no inheritance among the Israelites.
(ESV)
But the Levites shall do the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations, and among the people of Israel they shall have no inheritance.

Num 18:24

(NIV)
Instead, I give to the Levites as their inheritance the tithes that the Israelites present as an offering to the  Lord. That is why I said concerning them: “They will have no inheritance among the Israelites.”’

(ESV)
For the tithe of the people of Israel, which they present as a contribution to the  Lord, I have given to the Levites for an inheritance. Therefore I have said of them that they shall have no inheritance among the people of Israel.”

Num 18:26

(NIV)
‘Speak to the Levites and say to them: “When you receive from the Israelites the tithe I give you as your inheritance, you must present a tenth of that tithe as the  Lord’s offering.
(ESV)
“Moreover, you shall speak and say to the Levites, ‘When you take from the people of Israel the tithe that I have given you from them for your inheritance, then you shall present a contribution from it to the  Lord a tithe of the tithe.

Num 18:30

(NIV)
‘Say to the Levites: “When you present the best part, it will be reckoned to you as the product of the threshing-floor or the winepress.
(ESV)
Therefore you shall say to them, ‘When you have offered from it the best of it, then the rest shall be counted to the Levites as produce of the threshing floor, and as produce of the winepress.

Num 26:57

(NIV)
These were the Levites who were counted by their clans:
through Gershon, the Gershonite clan;
through Kohath, the Kohathite clan;
through Merari, the Merarite clan.
(ESV)
This was the list of the Levites according to their clans: of Gershon, the clan of the Gershonites; of Kohath, the clan of the Kohathites; of Merari, the clan of the Merarites.

Num 26:58

(NIV)
These also were Levite clans:
the Libnite clan,
the Hebronite clan,
the Mahlite clan,
the Mushite clan,
the Korahite clan.
(Kohath was the forefather of Amram;
(ESV)
These are the clans of Levi: the clan of the Libnites, the clan of the Hebronites, the clan of the Mahlites, the clan of the Mushites, the clan of the Korahites. And Kohath was the father of Amram.

Num 31:30

(NIV)
From the Israelites’ half, select one out of every fifty, whether people, cattle, donkeys, sheep or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the  Lord’s tabernacle.’
(ESV)
And from the people of Israel’s half you shall take one drawn out of every fifty, of the people, of the oxen, of the donkeys, and of the flocks, of all the cattle, and give them to the Levites who keep guard over the tabernacle of the  Lord.”

Num 31:47

(NIV)
From the Israelites’ half, Moses selected one out of every fifty people and animals, as the  Lord commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the  Lord’s tabernacle.

(ESV)
from the people of Israel’s half Moses took one of every 50, both of persons and of beasts, and gave them to the Levites who kept guard over the tabernacle of the  Lord, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

Num 35:2

(NIV)
‘Command the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. And give them pasture-lands around the towns.
(ESV)
Command the people of Israel to give to the Levites some of the inheritance of their possession as cities for them to dwell in. And you shall give to the Levites pasturelands around the cities.

Num 35:4

(NIV)
‘The pasture-lands around the towns that you give the Levites will extend a thousand cubits from the town wall.
(ESV)
The pasturelands of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits all around.

Num 35:6

(NIV)
‘Six of the towns you give the Levites will be cities of refuge, to which a person who has killed someone may flee. In addition, give them forty-two other towns.
(ESV)
“The cities that you give to the Levites shall be the six cities of refuge, where you shall permit the manslayer to flee, and in addition to them you shall give forty-two cities.

Num 35:7

(NIV)
In all you must give the Levites forty-eight towns, together with their pasture-lands.
(ESV)
All the cities that you give to the Levites shall be forty-eight, with their pasturelands.

Num 35:8

(NIV)
The towns you give the Levites from the land the Israelites possess are to be given in proportion to the inheritance of each tribe: take many towns from a tribe that has many, but few from one that has few.’

(ESV)
And as for the cities that you shall give from the possession of the people of Israel, from the larger tribes you shall take many, and from the smaller tribes you shall take few; each, in proportion to the inheritance that it inherits, shall give of its cities to the Levites.”

Deut 12:12

(NIV)
And there rejoice before the  Lord your God – you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites from your towns who have no land allotted to them or any inheritance of their own.
(ESV)
And you shall rejoice before the  Lord your God, you and your sons and your daughters, your male servants and your female servants, and the Levite that is within your towns, since he has no portion or inheritance with you.

Deut 12:18

(NIV)
Instead, you are to eat them in the presence of the  Lord your God at the place the  Lord your God will choose – you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites from your towns – and you are to rejoice before the  Lord your God in everything you put your hand to.
(ESV)
but you shall eat them before the  Lord your God in the place that the  Lord your God will choose, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your towns. And you shall rejoice before the  Lord your God in all that you undertake.

Deut 12:19

(NIV)
Be careful not to neglect the Levites as long as you live in your land.

(ESV)
Take care that you do not neglect the Levite as long as you live in your land.

Deut 14:27

(NIV)
And do not neglect the Levites living in your towns, for they have no land allotted to them or any inheritance of their own.

(ESV)
And you shall not neglect the Levite who is within your towns, for he has no portion or inheritance with you.

Deut 14:29

(NIV)
so that the Levites (who have no land allotted to them or any inheritance of their own) and the foreigners, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns may come and eat and be satisfied, and so that the  Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

(ESV)
And the Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance with you, and the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your towns, shall come and eat and be filled, that the  Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands that you do.

Deut 16:11

(NIV)
And rejoice before the  Lord your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name – you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, the Levites in your towns, and the foreigners, the fatherless and the widows living among you.
(ESV)
And you shall rejoice before the  Lord your God, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant, the Levite who is within your towns, the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow who are among you, at the place that the  Lord your God will choose, to make his name dwell there.

Deut 16:14

(NIV)
Be joyful at your festival – you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites, the foreigners, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns.
(ESV)
You shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant, the Levite, the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow who are within your towns.
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