Parallel Verses

Amplified

These were the Levites by their fathers' houses, the heads of the fathers' houses of those registered, according to the number of names of the individuals who were the servants of the house of the Lord, from twenty years old and upward.

New American Standard Bible

These were the sons of Levi according to their fathers' households, even the heads of the fathers' households of those of them who were counted, in the number of names by their census, doing the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from twenty years old and upward.

King James Version

These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers; even the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their polls, that did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward.

Holman Bible

These were the sons of Levi by their ancestral houses—the heads of families, according to their registration by name in the headcount—20 years old or more, who worked in the service of the Lord’s temple.

International Standard Version

These were the descendants of Levi according to their ancestral households, with family heads documented according to the names of persons 20 years and older who were appointed to perform work in service to the Temple of the LORD.

A Conservative Version

These were the sons of Levi after their fathers' houses, even the heads of the fathers of those of them that were counted, in the number of names by their polls, who did the work for the service of the house of LORD, from twenty ye

American Standard Version

These were the sons of Levi after their fathers houses, even the heads of the fathers houses of those of them that were counted, in the number of names by their polls, who did the work for the service of the house of Jehovah, from twenty years old and upward.

Bible in Basic English

These were the sons of Levi, grouped by families, the heads of the families of those who were numbered by name, by heads, all those of twenty years old and over who did the work of the house of the Lord.

Darby Translation

These were the sons of Levi according to their fathers' houses, the chief fathers, as they were reckoned, by number of names by their polls, who did the work of the service of the house of Jehovah, from twenty years old and upward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

These are the sons of Levi after the houses of their fathers, even the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their polls, that did work in the ministry of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward.

Julia Smith Translation

These the sons of Levi for the house of their fathers: the heads of the fathers for their reviewing by the number of names to their craniums doing the work for the service of the house of Jehovah, from the son of twenty years and above.

King James 2000

These were the sons of Levi by their fathers' houses; even the heads of their fathers' houses, as they were counted individually by the number of their names, that did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [were] the sons of Levi according to the house of their fathers, the heads of the {families}, according to their enrollment, by the number of the names, according to their head count, [who were to] do the work of the service of the house of Yahweh, from twenty years old and above.

Modern King James verseion

These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers, the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their heads, the ones who did the work for the service of the house of Jehovah, from the age of twenty years and upward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are the children of Levi in the households of their fathers the ancient heads, viewed and numbered by name and poll by poll from twenty year and above, to work in the service of the house of the LORD.

NET Bible

These were the descendants of Levi according to their families, that is, the leaders of families as counted and individually listed who carried out assigned tasks in the Lord's temple and were twenty years old and up.

New Heart English Bible

These were the sons of Levi after their fathers' houses, even the heads of ancestral houses of those who were counted individually, in the number of names by their polls, who did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from twenty years old and upward.

The Emphasized Bible

These, were the sons of Levi by their ancestral house, the ancestral chiefs of them who were counted in the number of their names, by their polls, doing the work, for the service of the house of Yahweh, - from twenty years old, and upwards.

Webster

These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers; even the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their polls, that did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward.

World English Bible

These were the sons of Levi after their fathers' houses, even the heads of the fathers' houses of those who were counted individually, in the number of names by their polls, who did the work for the service of the house of Yahweh, from twenty years old and upward.

Youngs Literal Translation

These are sons of Levi, by the house of their fathers, heads of the fathers, by their appointments, in the number of names, by their polls, doing the work for the service of the house of Jehovah, from a son of twenty years and upward,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

after the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

even the chief
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the fathers
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

by number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of names
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

גּלגּלת 
Gulgoleth 
Usage: 12

the work
מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

for the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the Lord

Usage: 0

of twenty
עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

David Organizes The Levites

23 The sons of Mushi: Mahli, Eder, and Jeremoth -- "three in all. 24 These were the Levites by their fathers' houses, the heads of the fathers' houses of those registered, according to the number of names of the individuals who were the servants of the house of the Lord, from twenty years old and upward. 25 For David said, The Lord, the God of Israel has given peace and rest to His people, and He dwells in Jerusalem forever.



Cross References

Numbers 10:17

When the tabernacle was taken down, the sons of Gershon and Merari, bearing [it] on their shoulders, set out.

Numbers 10:21

Then the Kohathites set forward, bearing the holy things, and the tabernacle was set up before they arrived.

1 Chronicles 23:3

The Levites thirty years old and upward numbered, man by man, 38,000,

Numbers 4:3

From thirty years old and up to fifty years old, all who can enter the service to do the work in the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 8:24

This is what applies to the Levites: from twenty-five years old and upward they shall go in to perform the work of the service of the Tent of Meeting,

Ezra 3:8

In the second year of their coming to God's house at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Jeshua son of Jozadak made a beginning, with the rest of their brethren -- "the priests and Levites and all who had come to Jerusalem out of the captivity. They appointed the Levites from twenty years old and upward to oversee the work of the Lord's house.

Numbers 1:2-4

Take a census of all the males of the congregation of the Israelites by families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, head by head.

Numbers 1:18

And assembled all the congregation on the first day of the second month, and they declared their ancestry after their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names from twenty years old and upward, head by head,

Numbers 1:22

Of the sons of Simeon, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, those numbered of them according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:

Numbers 2:32

These are the Israelites as numbered by their fathers' houses. All in the camps who were numbered by their companies were 603,550.

Numbers 3:15

Number the sons of Levi by their fathers' houses and by families. Every male from a month old and upward you shall number.

Numbers 3:20

The sons of Merari by their families: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites by their fathers' houses.

Numbers 3:47

You shall take five shekels apiece, reckoning by the sanctuary shekel of twenty gerahs; you shall collect them,

Numbers 4:34-49

And Moses and Aaron and the leaders of the congregation numbered the sons of the Kohathites by their families and their fathers' houses,

1 Chronicles 23:27

For by the last words and acts of David, these were the number of the Levites from twenty years old and above.

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