Numbers 3:4
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New Living Translation
But Nadab and Abihu died in the LORD's presence in the wilderness of Sinai when they burned before the LORD the wrong kind of fire, different than he had commanded. Since they had no sons, this left only Eleazar and Ithamar to serve as priests with their father, Aaron.

King James Bible
And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the sight of Aaron their father.

Darby Bible Translation
And Nadab and Abihu died before Jehovah when they offered strange fire before Jehovah in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no sons; and Eleazar and Ithamar exercised the priesthood in the presence of Aaron their father.

World English Bible
Nadab and Abihu died before Yahweh, when they offered strange fire before Yahweh, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children. Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the presence of Aaron their father.

Young's Literal Translation
And Nadab dieth -- Abihu also -- before Jehovah, in their bringing near strange fire before Jehovah, in the wilderness of Sinai, and sons they had not; and Eleazar -- Ithamar also -- acteth as priest in the presence of Aaron their father.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:4 In the sight of Aaron - Under his inspection and direction, and as their father's servants or ministers in the priest's office.

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Leviticus 10:1
Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu put coals of fire in their incense burners and sprinkled incense over them. In this way, they disobeyed the LORD by burning before him the wrong kind of fire, different than he had commanded.

Leviticus 10:2
So fire blazed forth from the LORD's presence and burned them up, and they died there before the LORD.

Numbers 3:5
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 19:3
Give it to Eleazar the priest, and it will be taken outside the camp and slaughtered in his presence.

Numbers 20:25
Now take Aaron and his son Eleazar up Mount Hor.

Numbers 26:61
But Nadab and Abihu died when they burned before the LORD the wrong kind of fire, different than he had commanded.

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