Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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
But the tribe of Levi thou shalt not review, and their head thou shalt not take in the midst of the sons of Israel.
And the tent of appointment shall be removed, the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camp. As they shall encamp, so shall they remove, every man upon his hand according to their flags.
Take the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel, and cleanse them.
Is this small for you that the God of Israel separated you from the assembly of Israel to bring you near to him to serve the services of the dwelling of Jehovah, and to stand before the assembly to serve them?
And also thy brethren, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou near with thee, and they shall be joined to thee, and they shall serve thee: and thou and thy sons with thee, before the tent of testimony.
And Moses will stand in the gate of the camp, and will say, Who for Jehovah? to me. And all the sons of Levi will assemble together to him.
And to Levi he said, Thy Truth and thy Light to the godly man whom they tried in the trial; thou wilt contend with him at the water of contention.
And ye knew that I sent this command to you, for my covenant to be with Levi, said Jehovah of armies.