Parallel Verses

King James Version

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.

Holman Bible

So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.

International Standard Version

So the priests and descendants of Levi set themselves apart to carry the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

A Conservative Version

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of LORD, the God of Israel.

American Standard Version

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Amplified

So the priests and the Levites consecrated (dedicated) themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

So the priests and the Levites made themselves holy to take up the ark of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Darby Translation

So the priests and the Levites hallowed themselves to bring up the ark of Jehovah the God of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And the priests will purify themselves and the Levites to bring up the ark of Jehovah God of Israel

King James 2000

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

And the priests and the Levites made themselves pure in order to bring up the ark of Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to fetch the Ark of the LORD God of Israel.

NET Bible

The priests and Levites consecrated themselves so they could bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

So the priests and the Levites hallowed themselves, - to bring up the ark of Yahweh, God of Israel.

Webster

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

World English Bible

So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the priests and the Levites sanctify themselves, to bring up the ark of Jehovah, God of Israel;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

and the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Verse Info

Context Readings

David's Wives And Children

13 For because ye did it not at the first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order. 14 So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel. 15 And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is it that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace.

2 Chronicles 29:15

And they gathered their brethren, and sanctified themselves, and came, according to the commandment of the king, by the words of the LORD, to cleanse the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 29:34

But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

Joel 2:16-17

Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.

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