Parallel Verses

King James Version

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.

New American Standard Bible

"Then you will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that My covenant may continue with Levi," says the LORD of hosts.

Holman Bible

Then you will know that I sent you this decree so My covenant with Levi may continue,” says the Lord of Hosts.

International Standard Version

"You will know that I sent this commandment to you in order to continue my covenant with Levi," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

A Conservative Version

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment to you, that my covenant may be with Levi, says LORD of hosts.

American Standard Version

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant may be with Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Amplified

And you shall know, recognize, and understand that I have sent this [new] decree to you priests, to be My [new] covenant with Levi [the priestly tribe], says the Lord of hosts.

Bible in Basic English

And you will be certain that I have sent this order to you, so that it might be my agreement with Levi, says the Lord of armies.

Darby Translation

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, said the LORD of the hosts.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye knew that I sent this command to you, for my covenant to be with Levi, said Jehovah of armies.

King James 2000

And you shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, says the LORD of hosts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Then you will know that I have sent to you this command, that my covenant with Levi {continues}," says Yahweh of hosts.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall know that I have sent this command to you, to be My covenant with Levi, says Jehovah of Hosts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you: that my covenant which I made with Levi, might stand, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

NET Bible

Then you will know that I sent this commandment to you so that my covenant may continue to be with Levi," says the Lord who rules over all.

New Heart English Bible

You will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that my covenant may be with Levi," says the LORD of hosts.

The Emphasized Bible

So shall ye know that I sent unto you this charge, - as being my covenant with Levi, saith Yahweh of hosts.

Webster

And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment to you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.

World English Bible

You will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that my covenant may be with Levi," says Yahweh of Armies.

Youngs Literal Translation

And ye have known that I have sent unto you this charge, For My covenant being with Levi, Said Jehovah of Hosts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

might be with Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

An Oracle Against The Temple Priesthood

3 Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it. 4 And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts. 5 My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear wherewith he feared me, and was afraid before my name.



Cross References

Numbers 3:12

And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;

Numbers 3:45

Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of their cattle; and the Levites shall be mine: I am the LORD.

1 Kings 22:25

And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see in that day, when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide thyself.

Nehemiah 13:29

Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.

Isaiah 1:24-28

Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:

Isaiah 26:11

LORD, when thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.

Isaiah 27:9

By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this is all the fruit to take away his sin; when he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, the groves and images shall not stand up.

Jeremiah 28:9

The prophet which prophesieth of peace, when the word of the prophet shall come to pass, then shall the prophet be known, that the LORD hath truly sent him.

Ezekiel 20:38-41

And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 33:33

And when this cometh to pass, (lo, it will come,) then shall they know that a prophet hath been among them.

Ezekiel 38:23

Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 44:9-16

Thus saith the Lord GOD; No stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any stranger that is among the children of Israel.

Matthew 3:12

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

Luke 10:11

Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.

John 15:2

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

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