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And those that were numbered of them were twenty and three thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they were not numbered among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance given them among the children of Israel.

They were not

Bible References

Those that

Numbers 1:49
"Only the tribe of Levi you must not number or count with the other Israelites.
Numbers 3:39
All who were numbered of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron numbered by the word of the Lord, according to their families, every male from a month old and upward, were 22,000.
Numbers 4:27
"All the service of the Gershonites, whether carrying loads or for any of their work, will be at the direction of Aaron and his sons. You will assign them all their tasks as their responsibility.
Numbers 18:20
The Lord spoke to Aaron, "You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any portion of property among them -- I am your portion and your inheritance among the Israelites.
Numbers 35:2
"Instruct the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. You must also give the Levites grazing land around the towns.
Deuteronomy 10:9
Therefore Levi has no allotment or inheritance among his brothers; the Lord is his inheritance just as the Lord your God told him.
Deuteronomy 14:27
As for the Levites in your villages, you must not ignore them, for they have no allotment or inheritance along with you.
Deuteronomy 18:1
The Levitical priests -- indeed, the entire tribe of Levi -- will have no allotment or inheritance with Israel; they may eat the burnt offerings of the Lord and of his inheritance.
Joshua 13:14
However, Moses did not assign land as an inheritance to the Levites; their inheritance is the sacrificial offerings made to the Lord God of Israel, as he instructed them.
Joshua 14:3
Now Moses had assigned land to the two-and-a-half tribes east of the Jordan, but he assigned no land to the Levites.

They were not

Numbers 1:49
"Only the tribe of Levi you must not number or count with the other Israelites.

Because

Numbers 18:20
The Lord spoke to Aaron, "You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any portion of property among them -- I am your portion and your inheritance among the Israelites.
Numbers 35:2
"Instruct the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. You must also give the Levites grazing land around the towns.
Deuteronomy 10:9
Therefore Levi has no allotment or inheritance among his brothers; the Lord is his inheritance just as the Lord your God told him.
Deuteronomy 14:27
As for the Levites in your villages, you must not ignore them, for they have no allotment or inheritance along with you.
Deuteronomy 18:1
The Levitical priests -- indeed, the entire tribe of Levi -- will have no allotment or inheritance with Israel; they may eat the burnt offerings of the Lord and of his inheritance.
Joshua 13:14
However, Moses did not assign land as an inheritance to the Levites; their inheritance is the sacrificial offerings made to the Lord God of Israel, as he instructed them.
Joshua 14:3
Now Moses had assigned land to the two-and-a-half tribes east of the Jordan, but he assigned no land to the Levites.

General references

Numbers 1:47
But the Levites, according to the tribe of their fathers, were not numbered among them.
Numbers 3:15
"Number the Levites by their clans and their families; every male from a month old and upward you are to number."
Deuteronomy 10:9
Therefore Levi has no allotment or inheritance among his brothers; the Lord is his inheritance just as the Lord your God told him.

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