New American Standard Bible
"They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers' estates.
King James Bible
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.
Darby Bible Translation
they shall have like portions to eat, besides that which he hath sold of his patrimony.
World English Bible
They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.
Young's Literal Translation
portion as portion they do eat, apart from his sold things, with the fathers.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony - The Levites had indeed "no part nor inheritance with Israel," but they might individually possess property, and in fact often did so (compare 1 Kings 2:26; Jeremiah 32:7; Acts 4:36). The Levite who desired to settle at the place of the sanctuary would probably sell his patrimony when quitting his former home. The text directs that he should, notwithstanding any such private resources, duly enjoy his share of the perquisites provided for the ministers at the sanctuary, and as he was "waiting at the altar" should be "partaker with the altar" 1 Corinthians 9:13.
LibraryAppendix xiv. The Law in Messianic Times.
THE question as to the Rabbinic views in regard to the binding character of the Law, and its imposition on the Gentiles, in Messianic times, although, strictly speaking, not forming part of this history, is of such vital importance in connection with recent controversies as to demand special consideration. In the text to which this Appendix refers it has been indicated, that a new legislation was expected in Messianic days. The ultimate basis of this expectancy must be sought in the Old Testament …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Meditations of the True Manner of Practising Piety on the Sabbath-Day.
First Withdrawal from Herod's Territory and Return.
'Thus all the tithe of the land, of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S; it is holy to the LORD.
"To the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.
then he shall serve in the name of the LORD his God, like all his fellow Levites who stand there before the LORD.
2 Chronicles 31:4
Also he commanded the people who lived in Jerusalem to give the portion due to the priests and the Levites, that they might devote themselves to the law of the LORD.
On that day men were also appointed over the chambers for the stores, the contributions, the first fruits and the tithes, to gather into them from the fields of the cities the portions required by the law for the priests and Levites; for Judah rejoiced over the priests and Levites who served.
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