Exodus 32:28
Good News Translation
The Levites obeyed, and killed about three thousand men that day.

Contemporary English Version
The men of the Levi tribe followed his orders, and that day they killed about 3,000 men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the sons of Levi did according to the words of Moses, and there were slain that day about three and twenty thousand men.

New American Bible
The Levites did as Moses had commanded, and that day about three thousand of the people fell.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the sons of Levi did according to the words of Moses, and there were slain that day about three and twenty thousand men.

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Deuteronomy 33:9 Who hath said to his father, and to his mother: I do not know you; and to his brethren: I know you not: and their own children they have not known. These have kept thy word, and observed thy covenant,

Malachi 2:4-6 And you shall know that I sent you this commandment, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the Lord of hosts. . . .

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Numbers 16:32-35,41 And opening her mouth, devoured them with their tents and all their substance. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them that committed fornication: and there fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

Hebrews 2:2,3 For if the word spoken by angels became steadfast and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward: . . .

Context
Moses Breaks the Tablets
27And he said to them: Thus saith the Lord God of Israel: Put every man his sword upon his thigh: go, and return from gate to gate through the midst of the camp, and let every man kill his brother, and friend, and neighbour. 28And the sons of Levi did according to the words of Moses, and there were slain that day about three and twenty thousand men.29And Moses said: You have consecrated your hands this day to the Lord, every man in his son and in his brother, that a blessing may be given to you.…
Cross References
Exodus 32:27
And he said to them: Thus saith the Lord God of Israel: Put every man his sword upon his thigh: go, and return from gate to gate through the midst of the camp, and let every man kill his brother, and friend, and neighbour.

Exodus 32:29
And Moses said: You have consecrated your hands this day to the Lord, every man in his son and in his brother, that a blessing may be given to you.

Exodus 32:35
The Lord therefore struck the people for the guilt, on occasion of the calf which Aaron had made.

Numbers 25:7
And when Phinees the son of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest saw it, he rose up from the midst of the multitude, and taking a dagger,

Deuteronomy 33:9
Who hath said to his father, and to his mother: I do not know you; and to his brethren: I know you not: and their own children they have not known. These have kept thy word, and observed thy covenant,

Psalm 99:8
Thou didst hear them, O Lord our God: thou wast a merciful God to them, and taking vengeance on all their inventions.

Additional Translations
The Levites did as Moses commanded, and that day about three thousand of the people fell dead.And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

And the sons of Levi did as Moses spoke to them, and there fell of the people in that day to the number of three thousand men.

And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses; and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

The sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

And the sons of Levi do according to the word of Moses, and there fall of the people on that day about three thousand men,
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