Numbers 3:9
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English Standard Version
And you shall give the Levites to Aaron and his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the people of Israel.

King James Bible
And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly given unto him out of the children of Israel.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly given unto him on the behalf of the children of Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt give the Levites for a gift,

English Revised Version
And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly given unto him on the behalf of the children of Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly given to him out of the children of Israel.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Names of the sons of Aaron, the "anointed priests (see Leviticus 8:12), whose hand they filled to be priests," i.e., who were appointed to the priesthood (see at Leviticus 7:37). On Nadab and Abihu, see Leviticus 10:1-2. As they had neither of them any children when they were put to death, Eleazar and Ithamar were the only priests "in the sight of Aaron their father," i.e., during his lifetime. "In the sight of:" as in Genesis 11:28.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 8:19 And I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel...

Numbers 18:6,7 And I, behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are given as a gift for the LORD...

Ephesians 4:8,11 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men...

Cross References
Numbers 3:8
They shall guard all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, and keep guard over the people of Israel as they minister at the tabernacle.

Numbers 8:16
For they are wholly given to me from among the people of Israel. Instead of all who open the womb, the firstborn of all the people of Israel, I have taken them for myself.

Numbers 8:19
And I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and his sons from among the people of Israel, to do the service for the people of Israel at the tent of meeting and to make atonement for the people of Israel, that there may be no plague among the people of Israel when the people of Israel come near the sanctuary."

Numbers 16:9
is it too small a thing for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do service in the tabernacle of the LORD and to stand before the congregation to minister to them,

Numbers 18:6
And behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the people of Israel. They are a gift to you, given to the LORD, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

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