Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers’ estates.

King James Version

They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

Holman Bible

They will eat equal portions besides what he has received from the sale of the family estate.

International Standard Version

he may eat the same share as they do regardless of what he receives from his ancestral estate."

A Conservative Version

They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

American Standard Version

They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

Amplified

They shall have equal portions to eat, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers’ estates.

Bible in Basic English

His food will be the same as theirs, in addition to what has come to him as the price of his property.

Darby Translation

they shall have like portions to eat, besides that which he hath sold of his patrimony.

Julia Smith Translation

Portion according to portion shall they eat, besides his sellings according to the fathers.

King James 2000

They shall have equal portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his family possessions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They shall eat {equal portions}, apart from what he may receive from the sale of his patrimony.

Modern King James verseion

They shall have the same portions to eat, besides that of the sales of the inheritance from his father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh to him of the patrimony of his elders.

NET Bible

He must eat the same share they do, despite any profits he may gain from the sale of his family's inheritance.

New Heart English Bible

They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

The Emphasized Bible

Portion for portion, shall they eat, - apart from his possessions upon his patrimony.

Webster

They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

World English Bible

They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

Youngs Literal Translation

portion as portion they do eat, apart from his sold things, with the fathers.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

ממכּר 
Mimkar 
Usage: 10

Verse Info

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

7 then he shall serve in the name of the Lord his God, like all his fellow Levites who stand there before the Lord. 8 They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers’ estates. 9 “When you enter the land which the Lord your God gives you, you shall not learn to imitate the detestable things of those nations.



Cross References

Nehemiah 12:44

On that day men were also appointed over the chambers for the stores, the contributions, the first fruits and the tithes, to gather into them from the fields of the cities the portions required by the law for the priests and Levites; for Judah rejoiced over the priests and Levites who served.

Nehemiah 12:47

So all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel and Nehemiah gave the portions due the singers and the gatekeepers as each day required, and set apart the consecrated portion for the Levites, and the Levites set apart the consecrated portion for the sons of Aaron.

2 Chronicles 31:4

Also he commanded the people who lived in Jerusalem to give the portion due to the priests and the Levites, that they might devote themselves to the law of the Lord.

Leviticus 7:8-9

Also the priest who presents any man’s burnt offering, that priest shall have for himself the skin of the burnt offering which he has presented.

Leviticus 7:14

Of this he shall present one of every offering as a contribution to the Lord; it shall belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the peace offerings.

Luke 10:7

Stay in that house, eating and drinking what they give you; for the laborer is worthy of his wages. Do not keep moving from house to house.

1 Corinthians 9:7-14

Who at any time serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat the fruit of it? Or who tends a flock and does not use the milk of the flock?

1 Timothy 5:17-18

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

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