Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before Him, to minister to Him, and to be His ministers and burn incense."

King James Version

My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister unto him, and burn incense.

Holman Bible

My sons, don't be negligent now, for the Lord has chosen you to stand in His presence, to serve Him, and to be His ministers and burners of incense."

International Standard Version

Please don't be careless, you descendants of Aaron, because the LORD has chosen you to minister in his presence, to serve him, to be his ministers, and to burn incense."

A Conservative Version

My sons, be not now negligent. For LORD has chosen you to stand before him, to minister to him, and that ye should be his ministers, and burn incense.

American Standard Version

My sons, be not now negligent; for Jehovah hath chosen you to stand before him, to minister unto him, and that ye should be his ministers, and burn incense.

Amplified

My sons, do not now be negligent, for the Lord has chosen you to stand in His presence, to serve Him, to be His ministers, and to burn incense to Him.

Bible in Basic English

My sons, take care now: for you have been marked out by the Lord to come before him and to be his servants, burning offerings to him.

Darby Translation

My sons, be not now negligent; for Jehovah has chosen you to stand before him, to do service unto him, and to be his ministers and incense-burners.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My sons, do not deceive yourselves, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should be his ministers and burn incense unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

My sons, now ye shall not go astray: for in you Jehovah chose to stand before him, to serve him, to be serving to him, and burning incense.

King James 2000

My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that you should minister unto him, and burn incense.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now, my sons, do not be negligent, for Yahweh has chosen you to stand before him to serve him and to be his servants and incense burners."

Modern King James verseion

My sons, do not be negligent now. For Jehovah has chosen you to stand before Him, to serve Him, and that you should minister to Him and burn incense.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore, my sons, be not negligent: for the LORD had chosen you to stand before him, and for to minister and burn offerings to him."

NET Bible

My sons, do not be negligent now, for the Lord has chosen you to serve in his presence and offer sacrifices."

New Heart English Bible

My sons, do not be negligent now; for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him, to minister to him, and that you should be his ministers, and burn incense."

The Emphasized Bible

My sons! now, do not be faulty, - for, of you, hath Yahweh made choice, to stand before him, and to wait upon him, and to be his attendants and burners of incense.

Webster

My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister to him, and burn incense.

World English Bible

My sons, don't be negligent now; for Yahweh has chosen you to stand before him, to minister to him, and that you should be his ministers, and burn incense."

Youngs Literal Translation

My sons, be not now at rest, for on you hath Jehovah fixed to stand before Him, to serve Him, and to be to Him ministering and making perfume.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
be not now negligent
שׁלה 
Shalah 
Usage: 2

for the Lord

Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

him, to serve
שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Hezekiah Cleanses The Temple

10 "Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that His burning anger may turn away from us. 11 "My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before Him, to minister to Him, and to be His ministers and burn incense." 12 Then the Levites arose: Mahath, the son of Amasai and Joel the son of Azariah, from the sons of the Kohathites; and from the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and from the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah and Eden the son of Joah;



Cross References

Numbers 3:6-9

"Bring the tribe of Levi near and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may serve him.

Numbers 8:6-14

"Take the Levites from among the sons of Israel and cleanse them.

Numbers 16:35-40

Fire also came forth from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

Numbers 18:2-7

"But bring with you also your brothers, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, that they may be joined with you and serve you, while you and your sons with you are before the tent of the testimony.

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to serve Him and to bless in His name until this day.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.



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