Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The priests and Levites consecrated themselves so they could 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.

King James Version

So the priests and the Levites sanctified 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.

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 The first time you did not carry it; that is why the Lord God attacked us, because we did not ask him about the proper way to carry it." 14 The priests and Levites consecrated themselves so they could bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel. 15 The descendants of Levi carried the ark of God on their shoulders with poles, just as Moses had ordered according to the divine command.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:3

Moses then said to Aaron, "This is what the Lord spoke: 'Among the ones close to me I will show myself holy, and in the presence of all the people I will be honored.'" So Aaron kept silent.

2 Chronicles 29:15

They assembled their brothers and consecrated themselves. Then they went in to purify the Lord's temple, just as the king had ordered, in accordance with the word of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 29:34

But there were not enough priests to skin all the animals, so their brothers, the Levites, helped them until the work was finished and the priests could consecrate themselves. (The Levites had been more conscientious about consecrating themselves than the priests.)

Joel 2:16-17

Gather the people; sanctify an assembly! Gather the elders; gather the children and the nursing infants. Let the bridegroom come out from his bedroom and the bride from her private quarters.

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