Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, I Myself have taken your fellow Levites from among the sons of Israel; they are a gift to you, dedicated to the Lord, to perform the service for the tent of meeting.

King James Version

And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are given as a gift for the LORD, to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Holman Bible

Look, I have selected your fellow Levites from the Israelites as a gift for you, assigned by the Lord to work at the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version

Notice that I've taken your brothers, the descendants of Levi, from among the Israelis, giving them to you as a gift from the LORD to perform the service of the Tent of Meeting.

A Conservative Version

And I, behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the sons of Israel. They are a gift to you, given to LORD, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

American Standard Version

And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are a gift, given unto Jehovah, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

Amplified

Behold, I Myself have taken your fellow Levites from among the sons of Israel; they are a gift to you, given (dedicated) to the Lord, to do the service for the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle).

Bible in Basic English

Now, see, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the children of Israel: they are given to you and to the Lord, to do the work of the Tent of meeting.

Darby Translation

And I, behold, I have taken your brethren, the Levites, from among the children of Israel; to you are they given as a gift for Jehovah to perform the service of the tent of meeting.

Julia Smith Translation

And I, behold, I took your brethren the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel: to you being given a gift to Jehovah to serve the services of the tent of appointment

King James 2000

And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are given as a gift for the LORD, to do the service of the tabernacle of meeting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, I myself have chosen your brothers the Levites from the midst of the children. They are a gift to you given from Yahweh to perform the work of the tent of assembly.

Modern King James verseion

And I, behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the sons of Israel. They are given to you as a gift by Jehovah, to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

NET Bible

I myself have chosen your brothers the Levites from among the Israelites. They are given to you as a gift from the Lord, to perform the duties of the tent of meeting.

New Heart English Bible

I, behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are a gift, given to the LORD, to do the service of the Tent of Meeting.

The Emphasized Bible

I, therefore, lo! I have taken your brethren the Levites, out of the midst of the sons of Israel, - unto you, as a gift are they given, unto Yahweh, to do the laborious work of the tent of meeting.

Webster

And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are given as a gift for the LORD, to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

World English Bible

I, behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are a gift, given to Yahweh, to do the service of the Tent of Meeting.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And I, lo, I have taken your brethren the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel; to you a gift they are given by Jehovah, to do the service of the tent of meeting;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

as a gift
מתּנה 
Mattanah 
gifts, as he is able
Usage: 17

for the Lord

Usage: 0

to do
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of the tabernacle
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Provision For The Priesthood

5 Wait therefore upon the holy place and upon the altar, that there fall no more wrath upon the children of Israel: 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. 7 And see that both thou and thy sons with thee take heed unto your priests' office, in all things that pertain unto the altar and within the veil. And see that ye serve, for I have given your priests' office unto you for a gift to do service: and the stranger that cometh nigh, shall die."


Cross References

Numbers 3:9

And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron and his sons, for they are given unto him of the children of Israel.

Numbers 3:12

"Behold, I have taken the Levites, from among the children of Israel, for all the firstborn that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel: so that the Levites shall be mine.

Numbers 3:45

"Take the Levites for all the firstborn of the children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites for their cattle: and the Levites shall be mine, which am the LORD.

Genesis 6:17

For behold, I will bring in a flood of water upon the earth to destroy all flesh from under heaven, wherein breath of life is, so that all that is in the earth shall perish.

Genesis 9:9

"See, I make my covenant with you and your seed after you,

Exodus 14:17

And behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians that they may follow you. And I will get me honour upon Pharaoh and upon all his host, upon his chariots and upon his horsemen.

Exodus 31:6

And behold, I have given him, to be his companion, Ohaliab the son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan, and in the hearts of all that are wise-hearted I have put wisdom to make all that I have commanded thee:

Numbers 8:16-19

for they are given unto me from among the children of Israel: for I have taken them unto me for all the firstborn that open any matrix among the children of Israel.

Isaiah 48:15

I myself alone have told you this before. Yea, I shall call him and bring him forth, and give him a prosperous journey.

Isaiah 51:12

Yea I, I am even he, that in all things giveth you consolation. What art thou then, that fearest a mortal man; the child of man, which goeth away as doeth the flour,

Ezekiel 34:11

For thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will look to my sheep myself, and seek them.

Ezekiel 34:20

Therefore, thus sayeth the LORD God unto them: Behold, I will sever the fat sheep from the lean:

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