Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But those that encamp before the tabernacle toward the east, even before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward, shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of the children of Israel; and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.

For the charge

Bible References

Toward

Numbers 3:23
The families of the Gershonites were to camp behind the tabernacle westward,
Numbers 1:53
But the Levites shall camp around the tabernacle of the testimony, so that there will be no wrath on the congregation of the sons of Israel. So the Levites shall keep charge of the tabernacle of the testimony.”
Numbers 2:3
Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: Nahshon the son of Amminadab,

Keeping

Numbers 3:10
So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the layman who comes near shall be put to death.”
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.
1 Chronicles 6:48
Their kinsmen the Levites were appointed for all the service of the tabernacle of the house of God.

For the charge

Numbers 3:7
They shall perform the duties for him and for the whole congregation before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle.