Numbers 8:9
New International Version
Bring the Levites to the front of the tent of meeting and assemble the whole Israelite community.

New Living Translation
Then assemble the whole community of Israel, and present the Levites at the entrance of the Tabernacle.

English Standard Version
And you shall bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the whole congregation of the people of Israel.

Berean Study Bible
Bring the Levites before the Tent of Meeting and assemble the whole congregation of Israel.

King James Bible
And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou shalt gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel together:

New King James Version
And you shall bring the Levites before the tabernacle of meeting, and you shall gather together the whole congregation of the children of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
So you shall present the Levites in front of the tent of meeting. You shall also assemble the whole congregation of the sons of Israel,

NASB 1995
“So you shall present the Levites before the tent of meeting. You shall also assemble the whole congregation of the sons of Israel,

NASB 1977
“So you shall present the Levites before the tent of meeting. You shall also assemble the whole congregation of the sons of Israel,

Amplified Bible
You shall present the Levites before the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle), and you shall also assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel,

Christian Standard Bible
Bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the entire Israelite community.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the entire Israelite community.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt present the Levites before the tent of meeting: and thou shalt assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And bring the Levites before the Time Tabernacle and gather all the assembly of the children of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of witness; and thou shalt assemble all the congregation of the sons of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
Then you, Moses, will call together all the people of Israel and send the Levites to my sacred tent,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of the covenant, calling together all the multitude of the children of Israel:

English Revised Version
And thou shalt present the Levites before the tent of meeting: and thou shalt assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel:

Good News Translation
Then assemble the whole community of Israel and have the Levites stand in front of the Tent of my presence.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Bring the Levites to the front of the tent of meeting, and assemble the whole community of Israel.

International Standard Version
Assemble the descendants of Levi in front of the appointed place of meeting, and assemble the whole congregation of Israel, too.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt present the Levites before the tent of meeting; and thou shalt assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel.

Literal Standard Version
and you have brought the Levites near before the Tent of Meeting, and you have assembled all the congregation of the sons of Israel,

NET Bible
You are to bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the entire community of the Israelites.

New Heart English Bible
You shall present the Levites before the Tent of Meeting. You shall assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel.

World English Bible
You shall present the Levites before the Tent of Meeting. You shall assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast brought near the Levites before the tent of meeting, and thou hast assembled the whole company of the sons of Israel,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Cleansing the Levites
8Then have them take a young bull with its grain offering of fine flour mixed with oil, and you are to take a second young bull for a sin offering. 9Bring the Levites before the Tent of Meeting and assemble the whole congregation of Israel. 10You are to present the Levites before the LORD and have the Israelites lay their hands upon them.…

Cross References
Exodus 29:4
Then present Aaron and his sons at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting and wash them with water.

Exodus 40:12
Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting and wash them with water.

Leviticus 8:3
and assemble the whole congregation at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting."

Ezra 6:18
They also appointed the priests by their divisions and the Levites by their groups to the service of God in Jerusalem, according to what is written in the Book of Moses.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall bring the Levites before the tabernacle of the congregation: and you shall gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel together:

thou shalt bring

Exodus 29:4
And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shalt wash them with water.

Exodus 40:12
And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and wash them with water.

shalt gather the whole.

Leviticus 8:3
And gather thou all the congregation together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.









(9) The whole assembly of the children of Israel--i.e., as elsewhere, the representatives of the people.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Bring
וְהִקְרַבְתָּ֙ (wə·hiq·raḇ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

the Levites
הַלְוִיִּ֔ם (hal·wî·yim)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

before
לִפְנֵ֖י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

the Tent
אֹ֣הֶל (’ō·hel)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 168: A tent

of Meeting
מוֹעֵ֑ד (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting

and assemble
וְהִ֨קְהַלְתָּ֔ (wə·hiq·hal·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6950: To gather as an assembly or congregation

the entire
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

congregation
עֲדַ֖ת (‘ă·ḏaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5712: A stated assemblage

of the Israelites.
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son


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