Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward.

King James Version

For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:

Holman Bible

for according to the last words of David, the Levites 20 years old or more were to be counted-

International Standard Version

Since, according to David's final instructions, the list above contains the total number of descendants of Levi from the age of 20 years and upward,

A Conservative Version

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered, from twenty years old and upward.

American Standard Version

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered, from twenty years old and upward.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

So among the last acts of David was the numbering of the sons of Levi, from twenty years old and over.

Darby Translation

For by the last words of David was this done, the numbering of the sons of Levi from twenty years old and upward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For by the last words of David these the number of the sons of Levi from the son of twenty years and above.

King James 2000

For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For by the last words of David, they [are] the number of the sons of Levi, from twenty years old and above.

Modern King James verseion

For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But at the last commandment of David, the Levites were numbered from twenty years and above -

NET Bible

According to David's final instructions, the Levites twenty years old and up were counted.

New Heart English Bible

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered, from twenty years old and upward.

The Emphasized Bible

For, by the last words of David, the same, were the number of the sons of Levi, - from twenty years old, and upwards.

Webster

For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:

World English Bible

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered, from twenty years old and upward.

Youngs Literal Translation

for by the last words of David they took the number of the sons of Levi from a son of twenty years and upward,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For by the last
אחרן אחרין 
'acharown 
Usage: 50

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

References

Context Readings

David Organizes The Levites

26 "Also, the Levites will no longer need to carry the tabernacle and all its utensils for its service." 27 For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward. 28 For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,



Cross References

1 Chronicles 23:24

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.

2 Samuel 23:1

Now these are the last words of David. David the son of Jesse declares, The man who was raised on high declares, The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel,

1 Chronicles 23:3

The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by census of men was 38,000.

Psalm 72:20

The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.



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