Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.

The word hakraiv, here rendered bring near, is properly a sacrificial word, and signifies the presenting of a sacrifice or offering to the lord

Bible References

The word hakraiv, here rendered bring near, is properly a sacrificial word, and signifies the presenting of a sacrifice or offering to the lord

Numbers 1:49
“Only the tribe of Levi you shall not number, nor shall you take their census among the sons of Israel.
Numbers 2:17
Then the tent of meeting shall set out with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camps; just as they camp, so they shall set out, every man in his place by their standards.
Numbers 8:6
“Take the Levites from among the sons of Israel and cleanse them.
Numbers 16:9
is it not enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the rest of the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before the congregation to minister to them;
Numbers 18:2
But bring with you also your brothers, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, that they may be joined with you and serve you, while you and your sons with you are before the tent of the testimony.
Exodus 32:26
then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, “Whoever is for the Lord, come to me!” And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him.
Deuteronomy 33:8
Of Levi he said,
“Let Your Thummim and Your Urim belong to Your godly man,
Whom You proved at Massah,
With whom You contended at the waters of Meribah;
Malachi 2:4
Then you will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that My covenant may continue with Levi,” says the Lord of hosts.