Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

For the LORD your God has chosen them and their descendants from among your tribes to stand and serve in the name of the LORD all their lives."

New American Standard Bible

"For the LORD your God has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes, to stand and serve in the name of the LORD forever.

King James Version

For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.

Holman Bible

For Yahweh your God has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes to stand and minister in His name from now on.

A Conservative Version

For LORD thy God has chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand to minister in the name of LORD, him and his sons forever.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of Jehovah, him and his sons for ever.

Amplified

For the Lord your God has chosen him out of all your tribes to stand to minister in the name [and presence] of the Lord, him and his sons forever.

Bible in Basic English

For he, and his sons after him for ever, have been marked out by the Lord your God from all your tribes, to do the work of priests in the name of the Lord.

Darby Translation

for Jehovah thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, that he may stand to serve in the name of Jehovah, he and his sons continually.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the LORD thy God has chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand to minister unto the name of the LORD, him and his sons all the days.

Julia Smith Translation

For in him Jehovah thy God chose from all thy tribes to stand to serve in the name of Jehovah, he and his sons all the days.

King James 2000

For the LORD your God has chosen him out of all your tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh your God has chosen him from [among] all your tribes to stand to minister in the name of Yahweh, he and his sons {forever}.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah your God has chosen him out of all your tribes, to stand to minister in the name of Jehovah, him and his sons forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand and to minister in the name of the LORD: both him and his sons forever.

NET Bible

For the Lord your God has chosen them and their sons from all your tribes to stand and serve in his name permanently.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD your God has chosen him out of all your tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.

The Emphasized Bible

For of him, hath Yahweh thy God made choice out of all thy tribes, - to stand to minister in the name of Yahweh of him and his sons all the days.

Webster

For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.

World English Bible

For Yahweh your God has chosen him out of all your tribes, to stand to minister in the name of Yahweh, him and his sons for ever.

Youngs Literal Translation

for on him hath Jehovah thy God fixed, out of all thy tribes, to stand to serve in the name of Jehovah, He and his sons continually.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

in the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

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Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

4 Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock. 5 For the LORD your God has chosen them and their descendants from among your tribes to stand and serve in the name of the LORD all their lives." 6 "Any descendant of Levi who wishes to do so may come from any city or part of Israel where he resides to the place that the LORD will choose.



Cross References

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 in the LORD's presence, to serve, and to bless his name until this day.

Deuteronomy 17:12

If a man presumptuously disregards the priest who is serving the LORD your God there or the judge, that person must die so you will purge evil from Israel.

Exodus 28:1-14

"You are to bring your brother Aaron, along with his sons, from among the Israelis so they can serve as priests for me: that is, Aaron and his sons Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Numbers 3:10

Appoint Aaron and his sons so that they are to take responsibility for their priesthood. Any unauthorized person who approaches it is to be put to death."

Numbers 16:5

Then he addressed Korah and his entire company, "In the morning, may the LORD reveal who belongs to him and who is holy. May he cause that person to approach him. May he cause to approach him the one whom he has chosen.

Numbers 16:9-10

Is it such an insignificant thing to you that the God of Israel has separated you from the Israelis to draw you to himself, appointing you to do the work of the tent of the LORD and to stand before the community to minister to them?

Numbers 17:5-9

The rod that belongs to the man whom I'll choose will burst into bloom. That's how I'll put a stop to the complaints of the Israelis, who are complaining against you."

Numbers 25:13

for him and for his descendants after him, too, a covenant of perpetual priesthood, because he was zealous for his God and made atonement for the Israelis."

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