New International Version
To Gershon belonged the clans of the Libnites and Shimeites; these were the Gershonite clans.
King James Bible
Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimites: these are the families of the Gershonites.
Darby Bible Translation
Of Gershon, the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimites: these are the families of the Gershonites.
World English Bible
Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimeites: these are the families of the Gershonites.
Young's Literal Translation
Of Gershon is the family of the Libnite, and the family of the Shimite; these are the families of the Gershonite.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Moses numbered them - Though Moses and Aaron conjointly numbered the twelve tribes, yet Moses alone numbered the Levites; "for as the money with which the first-born of Israel, who exceeded the number of Levites, were redeemed, was to be paid to Aaron and his sons, Numbers 3:48, it was decent that he, whose advantage it was that the number of the first-born of Israel should exceed, should not be authorized to take that number himself." - Dodd, from Bishop Kidder.
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LibraryFifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the …
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The Fifth Commandment
The Merarite clans: Mahli and Mushi. These were the Levite clans, according to their families.
The number of all the males a month old or more who were counted was 7,500.
These also were Levite clans: the Libnite clan, the Hebronite clan, the Mahlite clan, the Mushite clan, the Korahite clan. (Kohath was the forefather of Amram;
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