Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest's office unto the LORD:
“Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to live in; and you shall give to the Levites pasture lands around the cities.
Then the cities from the tribe of Ephraim were allotted to the
families of the sons of Kohath, the Levites, even to the rest of the sons of Kohath.
1 Chronicles 6:66
Now some of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their territory from the tribe of Ephraim.
all the tithe of the land, of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord’s; it is holy to the Lord.
“To the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the
tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.
2 Chronicles 13:9
Have you not driven out the priests of the Lord, the sons of Aaron and the Levites, and made for yourselves priests like the peoples of other lands? Whoever comes to consecrate himself with a young bull and seven rams, even he may become a priest of what are no gods.
1 Kings 12:28
So the king
consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt.”
1 Kings 13:33
After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but
again he made priests of the high places from among all the people; any who would, he ordained, to be priests of the high places.
The cities shall be theirs to live in; and their pasture lands shall be for their cattle and for their herds and for all their beasts.