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New American Standard Bible

and write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there is one rod for the head of each of their fathers' households.

King James Version

And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.

Holman Bible

Write Aaron's name on Levi's staff, because there must be one staff for the head of each ancestral house.

International Standard Version

You are also to write Aaron's name on the tribe of Levi, since there is to be one rod for every leader of their ancestral tribes.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi, for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers' houses.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi; for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers houses.

Amplified

And you shall write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi [his great-grandfather]. For there shall be one rod for the head of each father's house.

Bible in Basic English

And let Aaron's name be placed on the rod of Levi: for there is to be one rod for the head of every family.

Darby Translation

And Aaron's name shalt thou write upon the staff of Levi; for one staff shall be for each head of their fathers' houses.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi, for each head of family of their fathers shall have one rod.

Julia Smith Translation

And Aaron's name shalt thou write upon the rod of Levi: for one rod is for the head of the house of their fathers.

King James 2000

And you shall write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the name of Aaron on the staff of Levi, because one staff [is] for the head of [each of] {their families}.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi. For one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And write Aaron's name upon the staff of Levi: for every headman over the houses of their fathers shall have a rod.

NET Bible

You must write Aaron's name on the staff of Levi; for one staff is for the head of every tribe.

New Heart English Bible

You shall write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers' houses.

New simplified Bible

Write Aaron's name on the staff for Levi because there must be one staff for the head of each tribe.

The Emphasized Bible

and, Aaron's name, shalt thou write upon the staff of Levi, - for, one staff, shall there be for the head of their ancestral house.

Webster

And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.

World English Bible

You shall write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers' houses.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Aaron's name thou dost write on the tribe of Levi; for one rod is for the head of their fathers' house:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou shalt write
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

upon the rod
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

of Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

אחד 
'echad 
one , first , another , other , any , once , eleven , every , certain , an , some , .
Usage: 432

rod
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

shall be for the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Aaron's Staff Chosen

2 "Speak to the sons of Israel, and get from them a rod for each father's household: twelve rods, from all their leaders according to their fathers' households. You shall write each name on his rod, 3 and write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there is one rod for the head of each of their fathers' households. 4 "You shall then deposit them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony, where I meet with you.


Cross References

Exodus 6:16

These are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations: Gershon and Kohath and Merari; and the length of Levi's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

Exodus 6:20

Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

Numbers 3:2-3

These then are the names of the sons of Aaron: Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Numbers 18:1

So the LORD said to Aaron, "You and your sons and your father's household with you shall bear the guilt in connection with the sanctuary, and you and your sons with you shall bear the guilt in connection with your priesthood.

Numbers 18:7

"But you and your sons with you shall attend to your priesthood for everything concerning the altar and inside the veil, and you are to perform service I am giving you the priesthood as a bestowed service, but the outsider who comes near shall be put to death."

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