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But thou shalt appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that belong to it: they shall bear the tabernacle, and all the vessels thereof; and they shall minister unto it, and shall encamp round about the tabernacle.
Now these are the records of the generations of Aaron and Moses at the time when the Lord spoke with Moses on Mount Sinai.
When Aaron and his sons have finished covering the holy objects and all the furnishings of the sanctuary, when the camp is to set out, after that the sons of Kohath shall come to carry them, so that they will not touch the holy objects
and die. These are the things in the tent of meeting which the sons of Kohath are to carry.
When He had finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, He gave Moses
the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by the finger of God.
then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, “Whoever is for the Lord, come to me!” And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him.
This is the number of the things for the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony, as they were numbered according to the command of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
weighed out to them the silver, the gold and the utensils, the offering for the house of our God which the king and his counselors and his princes and all Israel present there had offered.
The Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah who was
in charge of the songs of thanksgiving, he and his brothers.
had prepared a large
room for him, where formerly they put the grain offerings, the frankincense, the utensils and the tithes of grain, wine and oil prescribed for the Levites, the singers and the gatekeepers, and the contributions for the priests.
Then the tent of meeting shall set out with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camps; just as they camp, so they shall set out, every man in his place by their standards.
The families of the Gershonites were to camp behind the
Then the Kohathites set out, carrying the holy objects; and the tabernacle was set up before their arrival.
As the Lord commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before
the Testimony, to be kept.
He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry
The Levites, however, were not numbered among them by their fathers’ tribe.
After these things I looked, and
the temple of the tabernacle of testimony in heaven was opened,