Parallel Verses

World English Bible

They shall be joined to you, and keep the responsibility of the Tent of Meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you.

New American Standard Bible

They shall be joined with you and attend to the obligations of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; but an outsider may not come near you.

King James Version

And they shall be joined unto thee, and keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall not come nigh unto you.

Holman Bible

They are to join you and guard the tent of meeting, doing all the work at the tent, but no unauthorized person may come near you.

International Standard Version

They are to join you to maintain services related to the Tent of Meeting, for all the responsibilities involved with the tent. But no unauthorized person is to approach you.

A Conservative Version

And they shall be joined to thee, and keep the charge of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent, and a stranger shall not come near to you.

American Standard Version

And they shall be joined unto thee, and keep the charge of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come nigh unto you.

Amplified

They shall join you and attend to the duties of the Tent of Meeting—all the service of the tent—and no stranger [no layman, anyone who is not a Levite] may approach you [and your sons].

Bible in Basic English

They are to be joined with you in the care of the Tent of meeting, doing whatever is needed for the Tent: and no one of any other family may come near you.

Darby Translation

And they shall unite with thee, and keep the charge of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; and no stranger shall come near to you.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were joined to thee, and they watched the watches of the tent of appointment for all the service of the tent: and the stranger shall not come near to you

King James 2000

And they shall be joined unto you, and keep the duties of the tabernacle of meeting, for all the service of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall not come near unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They will be joined to you, and they will keep the responsibility of the tent of assembly for the entire service of the tent; a stranger may not come near you.

Modern King James verseion

And they shall be joined to you, and keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of the tabernacle. And a stranger shall not come near you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let them be by thee and wait on the tabernacle of witness, and on all the service of the tabernacle, and let no stranger come nigh unto you.

NET Bible

They must join with you, and they will be responsible for the care of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent, but no unauthorized person may approach you.

New Heart English Bible

They shall be joined to you, and keep the responsibility of the Tent of Meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you.

The Emphasized Bible

So shall they be joined unto thee, and shall keep the charge of the tent of meeting, as to all the laborious work of the tent, - but a stranger, shall not come near unto you.

Webster

And they shall be joined to thee, and keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall not come nigh to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they have been joined unto thee, and have kept the charge of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; and a stranger doth not come near unto you;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

unto thee, and keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the charge
משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

of the tabernacle
אהל 
'ohel 
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345
Usage: 345

of the congregation
מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Provision For The Priesthood

3 They shall keep your commands, and the duty of all the Tent: only they shall not come near to the vessels of the sanctuary and to the altar, that they not die, neither they, nor you. 4 They shall be joined to you, and keep the responsibility of the Tent of Meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you. 5 "You shall perform the duty of the sanctuary, and the duty of the altar; that there be wrath no more on the children of Israel.


Cross References

Numbers 1:51

When the tabernacle is to move, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall set it up. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.

Numbers 3:10

You shall appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall keep their priesthood. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death."

1 Samuel 6:19

He struck of the men of Beth Shemesh, because they had looked into the ark of Yahweh, he struck of the people fifty thousand seventy men; and the people mourned, because Yahweh had struck the people with a great slaughter.

2 Samuel 6:6-7

When they came to the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah put forth [his hand] to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the cattle stumbled.

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