New Living Translation
My sons, do not neglect your duties any longer! The LORD has chosen you to stand in his presence, to minister to him, and to lead the people in worship and present offerings to him."
King James Bible
My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister unto him, and burn incense.
Darby Bible Translation
My sons, be not now negligent; for Jehovah has chosen you to stand before him, to do service unto him, and to be his ministers and incense-burners.
World English Bible
My sons, don't be negligent now; for Yahweh has chosen you to stand before him, to minister to him, and that you should be his ministers, and burn incense."
Young's Literal Translation
My sons, be not now at rest, for on you hath Jehovah fixed to stand before Him, to serve Him, and to be to Him ministering and making perfume.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
29:11 Sons - So he calls them, though many of them were elder than himself, because he was by his tender love and affection, as he was by his office obliged to be, a nursing father to them. Negligent - In sanctifying yourselves and the temple, ver.5, and in quickening and preparing yourselves and the people for God's service.
"Call forward the tribe of Levi, and present them to Aaron the priest to serve as his assistants.
"Now set the Levites apart from the rest of the people of Israel and make them ceremonially clean.
2 Chronicles 35:2
Josiah also assigned the priests to their duties and encouraged them in their work at the Temple of the LORD.
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. Oh, praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, you who serve at night in the house of the LORD.
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