Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And behold, I have given the children of Levi the tenth in Israel to inherit, for the service which they serve in the tabernacle of witness,

New American Standard Bible

“To the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.

King James Version

And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Holman Bible

“Look, I have given the Levites every tenth in Israel as an inheritance in return for the work they do, the work of the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version

As to the descendants of Levi, certainly I've given all the tithes in Israel as their inheritance in return for their services that they perform at the Tent of Meeting.

A Conservative Version

And to the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they serve, even the service of the tent of meeting.

American Standard Version

And unto the children of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they serve, even the service of the tent of meeting.

Amplified

“Behold, I have given the Levites all the tithe in Israel as an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle).

Bible in Basic English

And to the children of Levi I have given as their heritage all the tenths offered in Israel, as payment for the work they do, the work of the Tent of meeting.

Darby Translation

And to the children of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithes in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.

Julia Smith Translation

And to the sons of Levi, behold, I gave all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance for their services which they served, the service of the tent of appointment

King James 2000

And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of meeting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Behold, I have given to the descendants of Levi every tithe in Israel as an inheritance in return for their service, which they [are] doing, the work of the tent of assembly.

Modern King James verseion

And behold, I have given the sons of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

NET Bible

See, I have given the Levites all the tithes in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they perform -- the service of the tent of meeting.

New Heart English Bible

"To the children of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they serve, even the service of the Tent of Meeting.

The Emphasized Bible

And unto the sons of Levi, lo! I have given all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, - the allotted portion for their laborious work which, they are performing, the laborious work of the tent of meeting:

Webster

And behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

World English Bible

"To the children of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they serve, even the service of the Tent of Meeting.

Youngs Literal Translation

and to the sons of Levi, lo, I have given all the tenth in Israel for inheritance in exchange for their service which they are serving -- the service of the tent of meeting.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

of Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

all the tenth
מעשׂרה מעשׂר מעשׂר 
Ma`aser 
Usage: 32

in Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

for
חלף 
Cheleph 
for
Usage: 2

עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of the tabernacle
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

Context Readings

Duties Of The Levites

20 And the LORD spake unto Aaron, "Thou shalt have none inheritance in their land, nor part among them. For I am thy part and thy inheritance among the children of Israel. 21 And behold, I have given the children of Levi the tenth in Israel to inherit, for the service which they serve in the tabernacle of witness, 22 that the children of Israel henceforth come not nigh the tabernacle of witness, and bear sin and die.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:22-29

Thou shalt tithe all the increase of thy seed that cometh out of the field year by year.

Nehemiah 10:37

and that we should bring the firstlings of our dough, and our heave offerings, and the fruits of all manner of trees, of wine also and of oil, unto the priests to the chests the house of our God. And the tithes of our land unto the Levites, that the Levites might have the tithes in all the cities of our ministration.

Nehemiah 12:44

At the same time were there men appointed over the treasure chests - wherein were the Heave offerings, the firstlings and the tithes - that they should gather them out of the fields about the cities, to distribute them unto the priests and Levites according to the law: for Judah was glad of the priests, and Levites,

Genesis 14:20

And blessed be God the most highest, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hands." And Abram gave him tithes of all.

Leviticus 27:30-33

"'All these tithes of the land, whether it be of the corn of the field or fruit of the trees, shall be holy unto the LORD.

Numbers 3:7-8

and upon all the multitude - before the tabernacle of witness, to do the service of the habitation.

Numbers 18:6

behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among children of Israel, to be yours, as gifts given unto the LORD to do the service of the tabernacle of witness.

Numbers 18:24-26

For the tithes of the children of Israel which they heave unto the LORD, I have given the Levites to inherit. Wherefore I have said unto them, 'Among the children of Israel ye shall inherit none inheritance.'"

Deuteronomy 12:17-19

Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine and of thy oil, either the firstborn of thine oxen or of thy sheep, neither any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy freewill offerings or heave offerings of thine hands:

2 Chronicles 31:5-6

And as soon as the word came abroad the children of Israel brought abundance of first fruits of corn, wine, oil and honey, and of all manner of fruits of the field: and the tithes of all manner of things brought they in plenteously.

2 Chronicles 31:12

and carried in the heave offerings and the tithes and the dedicated gifts; even of fidelity. Over which Conaniah the Levite had the rule with Shimei his brother next to him.

Nehemiah 10:29

and their lords that had rule of them, received it for their brethren. And they came to sware, and to bind themselves with an oath to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, that they would observe and do according unto all the commandments, judgments, and statutes of the LORD our God:

Nehemiah 13:12

Then brought all Judah the tithes of corn, wine and oil unto the treasury.

1 Corinthians 9:13-14

Do ye not understand how that they which minister in the temple, have their finding of the temple? And they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?

Galatians 6:6

Let him that is taught in the word, minister unto him that teacheth him in all good things.

Hebrews 7:5

And verily those children of Levi, which receive the office of the priests, have a commandment to take according to the law, tithes of the people, that is to say, of their brethren, yea though they sprung out of the loins of Abraham.

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