Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

NET Bible

The priests and Levites consecrated themselves so they could bring up the ark of the Lord 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 you did not carry it at first, the LORD our God made an outbreak against us, because we did not seek him according to the ordinance." 14 So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel. 15 The children of the Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with the poles thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said to Aaron, "This is what the LORD spoke of, saying, 'I will show myself holy to those who come near me, and before all the people I will be glorified.'" Aaron held his peace.

2 Chronicles 29:15

They gathered their brothers, and sanctified themselves, and went in, 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: therefore their brothers the Levites helped them, until the work was ended, and until the 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 assembly. Assemble the elders. Gather the children, and those who suck the breasts. Let the bridegroom go forth from his room, and the bride out of her chamber.

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