New American Standard Bible
Now a man from the house of Levi went and married a daughter of Levi.
King James Bible
And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.
Darby Bible Translation
And a man of the house of Levi went and took a daughter of Levi.
World English Bible
A man of the house of Levi went and took a daughter of Levi as his wife.
Young's Literal Translation
And there goeth a man of the house of Levi, and he taketh the daughter of Levi,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A man ... a daughter of Levi - Amram and Jochebed. See Exodus 6:20.
LibraryThe Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8. …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Faith of Moses.
These are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations: Gershon and Kohath and Merari; and the length of Levi's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.
The sons of Kohath: Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel; and the length of Kohath's life was one hundred and thirty-three years.
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.
The name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt; and she bore to Amram: Aaron and Moses and their sister Miriam.
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