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A half per head, that is, half a shekel, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, which were six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
Take the sum of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, by the houses of their fathers, all that are able to go to war in Israel. And Moses and Eleazar, the priest, spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Jericho, saying, Count the people from twenty years old and upward as the LORD commanded Moses and the sons of Israel, who went forth out of the land of Egypt.
And in the second year of their coming unto the house of God in Jerusalem, in the second month, began Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and the remnant of their brethren, the priests and the Levites, and all those that were come out of the captivity unto Jerusalem, and appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to set forward the work of the house of the LORD.
Regarding the male from twenty years old even unto sixty years old, thy estimation shall be fifty shekels of silver, according to the shekel of the sanctuary. And if it is a female, then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels. And if it is from five years old even unto twenty years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for the female ten shekels.read more.
And if it is from a month old even unto five years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for the female thy estimation shall be three shekels of silver. And if it is from sixty years old and above, if it is a male, then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female ten shekels.
And he had many works in the cities of Judah and men of war, mighty men of valour, in Jerusalem.
And David said, Solomon, my son, is yet young and tender, and the house that is to be built for the LORD must be magnificent par excellence, of fame and of glory throughout all lands; I will therefore now make preparation for it. So David prepared abundantly before his death.
Furthermore, David, the king, said unto all the congregation, Only Solomon, my son, has God chosen; he is young and tender, and the work is great, for the palace is not for man, but for the LORD God.
until we all come forth in the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the coming of age of the Christ: That we no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive,
For we speak perfect wisdom of God, and not the wisdom of this age nor of the princes of this age, that come to nought,
Of whom we have many things to say and difficult to declare, seeing ye are hard of hearing. For you should now be teaching others, if we look at the time, yet you need to be taught again which are the first elements of the oracles of God and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong food. For any one that uses milk is not qualified in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.read more.
But strong food belongs to those that are perfect, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Hearken, ye sons, unto the chastening of the father, and pay attention that ye might know understanding. For I give you good doctrine; do not forsake my law. For I was my father's son, tender and unique in the sight of my mother.read more.
He taught me and said unto me, Sustain thine heart with my words; keep my commandments, and live.
And the child grew and was comforted of the Spirit and was in the deserts until the day of his showing unto Israel.
And the child Samuel kept on growing and was in favour both with the LORD and also with men.
And the child grew and was comforted of the Spirit, filled with wisdom and the grace of God was upon him.
For by the last words of David, the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above.