Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

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Having charge

Ezekiel 44:14
But I will make them keepers of the charge of the house for all the service thereof and for all that shall be done therein.
Ezekiel 40:45
And he said unto me, This chamber facing toward the south shall be for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
1 Chronicles 26:1
Concerning the divisions of the porters, of the Korhites: Meshelemiah, the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.

Shall slay

2 Chronicles 29:34
But the priests were too few so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings; therefore, their brethren, the Levites, helped them until the work was ended and until the other priests had sanctified themselves, for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.
2 Chronicles 30:17
For there were yet many in the congregation that were not sanctified; therefore, the Levites had the charge of the killing of the passovers for each one that was not clean, to sanctify them unto the LORD.
2 Chronicles 35:10
So the service was prepared, and the priests stood in their place, and the Levites, likewise, in their courses, according to the king's commandment.

And they

Numbers 16:9
Does it seem but a small thing unto you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to minister in the service of the tabernacle of the LORD and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?
Numbers 18:6
For behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the sons of Israel, given unto you as a gift of the LORD, to serve in the ministry of the tabernacle of the testimony.

General references

Jeremiah 33:18
neither shall the priests the Levites lack a man before me to offer burnt offerings and to kindle grain offerings and to do sacrifice continually.