176 verses

Gen 30:26

(NIV)
Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you, and I will be on my way. You know how much work I’ve done for you.’

(ESV)
Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, that I may go, for you know the service that I have given you.”

Gen 41:46

(NIV)
Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from Pharaoh’s presence and travelled throughout Egypt.
(ESV)
Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and went through all the land of Egypt.

Gen 50:2

(NIV)
Then Joseph directed the physicians in his service to embalm his father Israel. So the physicians embalmed him,
(ESV)
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.

Exod 1:14

(NIV)
They made their lives bitter with harsh labour in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labour, the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
and made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and brick, and in all kinds of work in the field. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves.

Exod 12:25

(NIV)
When you enter the land that the  Lord will give you as he promised, observe this ceremony.
(ESV)
And when you come to the land that the  Lord will give you, as he has promised, you shall keep this service.

Exod 12:26

(NIV)
And when your children ask you, “What does this ceremony mean to you?”
(ESV)
And when your children say to you, ‘What do you mean by this service?’

Exod 13:5

(NIV)
When the  Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites – the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey – you are to observe this ceremony in this month:
(ESV)
And when the  Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you shall keep this service in this month.

Exod 27:19

(NIV)
All the other articles used in the service of the tabernacle, whatever their function, including all the tent pegs for it and those for the courtyard, are to be of bronze.

(ESV)
All the utensils of the tabernacle for every use, and all its pegs and all the pegs of the court, shall be of bronze.

Exod 30:16

(NIV)
Receive the atonement money from the Israelites and use it for the service of the tent of meeting. It will be a memorial for the Israelites before the  Lord, making atonement for your lives.’

(ESV)
You shall take the atonement money from the people of Israel and shall give it for the service of the tent of meeting, that it may bring the people of Israel to remembrance before the  Lord, so as to make atonement for your lives.”

Exod 31:10

(NIV)
and also the woven garments, both the sacred garments for Aaron the priest and the garments for his sons when they serve as priests,
(ESV)
and the finely worked garments, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, for their service as priests,

Exod 32:29

(NIV)
Then Moses said, ‘You have been set apart to the  Lord today, for you were against your own sons and brothers, and he has blessed you this day.’

(ESV)
And Moses said, “Today you have been ordained for the service of the  Lord, each one at the cost of his son and of his brother, so that he might bestow a blessing upon you this day.”

Exod 35:19

(NIV)
the woven garments worn for ministering in the sanctuary – both the sacred garments for Aaron the priest and the garments for his sons when they serve as priests.’

(ESV)
the finely worked garments for ministering in the Holy Place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, for their service as priests.”

Exod 35:21

(NIV)
and everyone who was willing and whose heart moved them came and brought an offering to the  Lord for the work on the tent of meeting, for all its service, and for the sacred garments.
(ESV)
And they came, everyone whose heart stirred him, and everyone whose spirit moved him, and brought the  Lord’s contribution to be used for the tent of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.

Exod 39:40

(NIV)
the curtains of the courtyard with its posts and bases, and the curtain for the entrance to the courtyard; the ropes and tent pegs for the courtyard; all the furnishings for the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;
(ESV)
the hangings of the court, its pillars, and its bases, and the screen for the gate of the court, its cords, and its pegs; and all the utensils for the service of the tabernacle, for the tent of meeting;

Exod 39:41

(NIV)
and the woven garments worn for ministering in the sanctuary, both the sacred garments for Aaron the priest and the garments for his sons when serving as priests.

(ESV)
the finely worked garments for ministering in the Holy Place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons for their service as priests.

Lev 22:9

(NIV)
‘“The priests are to perform my service in such a way that they do not become guilty and die for treating it with contempt. I am the  Lord, who makes them holy.

(ESV)
They shall therefore keep my charge, lest they bear sin for it and die thereby when they profane it: I am the  Lord who sanctifies them.

Lev 25:52

(NIV)
If only a few years remain until the Year of Jubilee, they are to compute that and pay for their redemption accordingly.
(ESV)
If there remain but a few years until the year of jubilee, he shall calculate and pay for his redemption in proportion to his years of service.

Lev 25:53

(NIV)
They are to be treated as workers hired from year to year; you must see to it that those to whom they owe service do not rule over them ruthlessly.

(ESV)
He shall treat him as a worker hired year by year. He shall not rule ruthlessly over him in your sight.

Num 3:26

(NIV)
the curtains of the courtyard, the curtain at the entrance to the courtyard surrounding the tabernacle and altar, and the ropes – and everything related to their use.

(ESV)
the hangings of the court the screen for the door of the court that is around the tabernacle and the altar, and its cordsall the service connected with these.

Num 3:31

(NIV)
They were responsible for the care of the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the articles of the sanctuary used in ministering, the curtain, and everything related to their use.
(ESV)
And their guard duty involved the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the vessels of the sanctuary with which the priests minister, and the screen; all the service connected with these.

Num 3:36

(NIV)
The Merarites were appointed to take care of the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts, bases, all its equipment, and everything related to their use,
(ESV)
And the appointed guard duty of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle the bars the pillars, the bases, and all their accessories; all the service connected with these;

Num 4:4

(NIV)
‘This is the work of the Kohathites at the tent of meeting: the care of the most holy things.
(ESV)
This is the service of the sons of Kohath in the tent of meeting: the most holy things.

Num 4:12

(NIV)
‘They are to take all the articles used for ministering in the sanctuary, wrap them in a blue cloth, cover that with durable leather and put them on a carrying frame.

(ESV)
And they shall take all the vessels of the service that are used in the sanctuary and put them in a cloth of blue and cover them with a covering of goatskin and put them on the carrying frame.

Num 4:14

(NIV)
Then they are to place on it all the utensils used for ministering at the altar, including the firepans, meat forks, shovels and sprinkling bowls. Over it they are to spread a covering of durable leather and put the poles in place.

(ESV)
And they shall put on it all the utensils of the altar, which are used for the service there, the fire pans, the forks, the shovels, and the basins, all the utensils of the altar; and they shall spread on it a covering of goatskin, and shall put in its poles.

Num 4:23

(NIV)
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

(ESV)
From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, all who can come to do duty, to do service in the tent of meeting.

Num 4:24

(NIV)
‘This is the service of the Gershonite clans in their carrying and their other work:
(ESV)
This is the service of the clans of the Gershonites, in serving and bearing burdens:

Num 4:26

(NIV)
the curtains of the courtyard surrounding the tabernacle and altar, the curtain for the entrance to the courtyard, the ropes and all the equipment used in the service of the tent. The Gershonites are to do all that needs to be done with these things.
(ESV)
and the hangings of the court and the screen for the entrance of the gate of the court that is around the tabernacle and the altar, and their cords and all the equipment for their service. And they shall do all that needs to be done with regard to them.

Num 4:27

(NIV)
All their service, whether carrying or doing other work, is to be done under the direction of Aaron and his sons. You shall assign to them as their responsibility all they are to carry.
(ESV)
All the service of the sons of the Gershonites shall be at the command of Aaron and his sons, in all that they are to carry and in all that they have to do. And you shall assign to their charge all that they are to carry.

Num 4:28

(NIV)
This is the service of the Gershonite clans at the tent of meeting. Their duties are to be under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.

(ESV)
This is the service of the clans of the sons of the Gershonites in the tent of meeting, and their guard duty is to be under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.

Num 4:30

(NIV)
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, everyone who can come on duty, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

Num 4:31

(NIV)
As part of all their service at the tent, they are to carry the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts and bases,
(ESV)
And this is what they are charged to carry, as the whole of their service in the tent of meeting: the frames of the tabernacle, with its bars, pillars, and bases,

Num 4:33

(NIV)
This is the service of the Merarite clans as they work at the tent of meeting under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.’

(ESV)
This is the service of the clans of the sons of Merari, the whole of their service in the tent of meeting under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.”

Num 4:35

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting;

Num 4:39

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty for service in the tent of meeting

Num 4:43

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting

Num 4:47

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to do the work of serving and carrying the tent of meeting
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come to do the service of ministry and the service of bearing burdens in the tent of meeting,

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 7:7

(NIV)
He gave two carts and four oxen to the Gershonites, as their work required,
(ESV)
Two wagons and four oxen he gave to the sons of Gershon, according to their service.

Num 7:8

(NIV)
and he gave four carts and eight oxen to the Merarites, as their work required. They were all under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.
(ESV)
And four wagons and eight oxen he gave to the sons of Merari, according to their service, under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.

Num 7:9

(NIV)
But Moses did not give any to the Kohathites, because they were to carry on their shoulders the holy things, for which they were responsible.

(ESV)
But to the sons of Kohath he gave none, because they were charged with the service of the holy things that had to be carried on the shoulder.

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 8:19

(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 8:22

(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 8:25

(NIV)
but at the age of fifty, they must retire from their usual duties and work no longer.
(ESV)
And from the age of fifty years they shall withdraw from the duty of the service and serve no more.

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 16:9

(NIV)
Isn’t it enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the rest of the Israelite community and brought you near himself to do the work at the  Lord’s tabernacle and to stand before the community and minister to them?
(ESV)
is it too small a thing for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do service in the tabernacle of the  Lord and to stand before the congregation to minister to them,

Num 18:4

(NIV)
They are to join you and be responsible for the care of the tent of meeting – all the work at the tent – and no one else may come near where you are.

(ESV)
They shall join you and keep guard over the tent of meeting for all the service of the tent, and no outsider shall come near you.

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 18:7

(NIV)
But only you and your sons may serve as priests in connection with everything at the altar and inside the curtain. I am giving you the service of the priesthood as a gift. Anyone else who comes near the sanctuary is to be put to death.’

(ESV)
And you and your sons with you shall guard your priesthood for all that concerns the altar and that is within the veil; and you shall serve. I give your priesthood as a gift, and any outsider who comes near shall be put to death.”

Num 18:21

(NIV)
‘I give to the Levites all the tithes in Israel as their inheritance in return for the work they do while serving at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
“To the Levites I have given every tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service that they do, their service in 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 18:31

(NIV)
You and your households may eat the rest of it anywhere, for it is your wages for your work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
And you may eat it in any place, you and your households, for it is your reward in return for your service in the tent of meeting.

Num 31:14

(NIV)
Moses was angry with the officers of the army – the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds – who returned from the battle.

(ESV)
And Moses was angry with the officers of the army, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, who had come from service in the war.

Deut 15:18

(NIV)
Do not consider it a hardship to set your servant free, because their service to you these six years has been worth twice as much as that of a hired hand. And the  Lord your God will bless you in everything you do.

(ESV)
It shall not seem hard to you when you let him go free from you, for at half the cost of a hired worker he has served you six years. So the  Lord your God will bless you in all that you do.

Josh 9:21

(NIV)
They continued, ‘Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water-carriers in the service of the whole assembly.’ So the leaders’ promise to them was kept.

(ESV)
And the leaders said to them, “Let them live.” So they became cutters of wood and drawers of water for all the congregation, just as the leaders had said of them.

Josh 9:23

(NIV)
You are now under a curse: you will never be released from service as woodcutters and water-carriers for the house of my God.’

(ESV)
Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you shall never be anything but servants cutters of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.”

Josh 18:7

(NIV)
The Levites, however, do not get a portion among you, because the priestly service of the  Lord is their inheritance. And Gad, Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh have already received their inheritance on the east side of the Jordan. Moses the servant of the  Lord gave it to them.’

(ESV)
The Levites have no portion among you, for the priesthood of the  Lord is their heritage. And Gad and Reuben and half the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance beyond the Jordan eastward, which Moses the servant of the  Lord gave them.”

Josh 22:27

(NIV)
On the contrary, it is to be a witness between us and you and the generations that follow, that we will worship the  Lord at his sanctuary with our burnt offerings, sacrifices and fellowship offerings. Then in the future your descendants will not be able to say to ours, “You have no share in the  Lord.”

(ESV)
but to be a witness between us and you, and between our generations after us, that we do perform the service of the  Lord in his presence with our burnt offerings and sacrifices and peace offerings, so your children will not say to our children in time to come, “You have no portion in the  Lord.”’

1Sam 14:52

(NIV)
All the days of Saul there was bitter war with the Philistines, and whenever Saul saw a mighty or brave man, he took him into his service.

(ESV)
There was hard fighting against the Philistines all the days of Saul. And when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man, he attached him to himself.

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