New Living Translation
He may eat his share of the sacrifices and offerings, even if he also receives support from his family.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:8 Like portions - With their brethren who were in actual ministration: as they share with them in the work, so shall they in the encouragements. Beside that which cometh - The reason of this law was, because he that waited on the altar, ought to live by the altar: and because it was fit he should keep his money, wherewith he might redeem what he sold, if afterwards he saw occasion for it. Mr. Henry adds a remarkable note here: especially considering he wrote threescore years ago. A hearty, pious zeal to serve God and his church, tho' it may a little encroach upon a settled order, and there may be somewhat in it that looks irregular, yet ought to be gratified, and not discouraged. He that loves dearly to be employed in the service of the sanctuary: in God's name let him minster. He shall be as welcome to God as the Levites, whose course it was to minister, and should be so to them.
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"One tenth of the produce of the land, whether grain from the fields or fruit from the trees, belongs to the LORD and must be set apart to him as holy.
As for the tribe of Levi, your relatives, I will compensate them for their service in the Tabernacle. Instead of an allotment of land, I will give them the tithes from the entire land of Israel.
He may minister there in the name of the LORD his God, just like all his fellow Levites who are serving the LORD there.
2 Chronicles 31:4
In addition, he required the people in Jerusalem to bring a portion of their goods to the priests and Levites, so they could devote themselves fully to the Law of the LORD.
On that day men were appointed to be in charge of the storerooms for the offerings, the first part of the harvest, and the tithes. They were responsible to collect from the fields outside the towns the portions required by the Law for the priests and Levites. For all the people of Judah took joy in the priests and Levites and their work.
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