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The Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, shall have no portion or inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the Lord’s offerings by fire and His portion.
Then the Lord said to Aaron, “
You shall have no inheritance in their land nor own any portion among them; I am your portion and your inheritance among the sons of Israel.
Those who were numbered of them were
23,000, every male from a month old and upward, for they were not numbered among the sons of Israel since no inheritance was given to them among the sons of Israel.
Moses had given the inheritance of the two tribes and the half-tribe beyond the Jordan; but he did not give an inheritance to the Levites among them.
“And it shall be with regard to an inheritance for them, that
I am their inheritance; and you shall give them no possession in Israel—I am their possession.