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dren of Israel: and the Levites shall keep of Reuben were a hundred thousand, and the charge of the tabernacle of testimony. fifty and one thousand, and four hundred

54. And the children of Israel did ac- and fifty, throughout their armies. And they cording to all that the LORD commanded shall set forth in the second rank. Moses, so did they.

17. Then the tabernacle of the congregaCHAP. II.

tion shall set forward, with the camp of the The order of the tribes and their lents, Levites in the midst of the camp: as they 1. AND the LORD spake unto Moses and encamp so shall they set forward, every 1 unto Aaron, saying,

man in his place by their standards. 2. Every man of the children of Israel shall 18. On the west side shall be the standpitch by his own standard, with the ensign | ard of the camp of Ephraim, according to of their father's house: far off about the ta- their armies : and the captain of the sons bernacle of the congregation shall they pitch. of Ephraim shall be Elishama, the son of

3. And on the east side, toward the | Ammihud. rising of the sun, shall they of the standard 19. And his host, and those that were of the camp of Judah pitch, throughout their numbered of them, were forty thousand and armies: and Nahshon, the son of Ammina- five hundred. dab, shall be captain of the children of Judah. | 20. And by him shall be the tribe of Ma

4. And his host, and those that were nasseh: and the captain of the children of numbered of them, were threescore and Manasseh shall be Gamaliel, the son of fourteen thousand and six hundred

| Pedahzur. 5. And those that do pitch next unto him | 21. And his host, and those that were shall be the tribe of Issachar: and Ne-numbered of them, were thirty and two thaneel, the son of Zuar, shall be captain thousand and two hundred. of the children of Issachar.

22. Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the 6. And his host, and those that were | captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be numbered thereof, were fifty and four thou- || Abidan, the son of Gideoni. sand and four hundred.

23. And his host, and those that were 7. Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab, | numbered of them, were thirty and five thouthe son of Helon, shall be captain of the sand and four hundred. children of Zebulun.

24. All that were numbered of the camp 8. And his host, and those that were num- of Ephraim were a hundred thousand, and bered thereof, were fifty and seven thousand | eight thousand and a hundred, throughout and four hundred.

their armies. And they shall go forward in 9. All that were numbered in the camp of the third rank.. Judah were a hundred thousand, and four 25. The standard of the camp of Dan' score thousand, and six thousand and four shall be on the north side by their armies : hundred, throughout their armjes. These and the captain of the children of Dan shall shall first set forth.

be Abiezer, the son of Ammishaddai. 10. On the south side shall be the stand 26. And his host, and those that were ard of the camp of Reuben, according to | numbered of them, were threescore and two their armies: and the captain of the children || thousand and seven hundred. of Reuben shall be Elizur, the son of Shedeur. 27. And those that encamp by him shall be

11. And his host, and those that were the tribe of Asher: and the captain of the chilmumbered thereof, were forty and six thou-dren of Asher shall be Pagiel-the son of Ocran. sand and five hundred.

| 28. And his bost, 'and those that were 12. And those which pitch by him shall numbered of them, were forty and one thoube the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of sand and five hundred. the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel, 29. Then the tribe of Naphtali : and the the son of Zurishaddai.

captain of the children of Naphtali shall be 13. And his host, and those that were || Ahira, the son of Enan. numbered of them, were fifty and nine thou- 30. And his host, and those that were sand and three hundred.

| numbered of them, were fifty and three thou14. Then the tribe of Gad: and the cap-|| sand and four hundred. tain of the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph, 31. All they that were numbered in the the son of Reuel.

camp of Dan were a hundred thousand, and 15. And his host, and those that were fifty and seven thousand, and six hundred. numbered of them, were forty and five thou- They shall go hindmost with their standards. sand and six hundred and fifty.

L 32. These are those which were num16. All that were numbered in the camp ll bered of the children of Israel by the house

of their fathers: all those that were num- || in the land of Egypt I hallowed unto me bered of the camps, throughout their hosts, all the first-born in Israel, both man and were six hundred thousand, and three thou- beast; mine they shall be: I am the LORD. sand, and five hundred and fifty.

14. And the LORD spake unto Moses 33. But the Levites were not numbered in the wilderness of Sinai, saying, among the children of Israel; as the LORD 15. Number the children of Levi, aster commanded Moses.

the house of their fathers, by their families: 34. And the children of Israel did accord every male from a month old and upward ing to all that the LORD commanded Moses: shalt thou number them. so they pitched by their standards, and so | 16. And Moses numbered them, accordthey set forward, every one after their fami-ing to the word of the LORD, as he was lies, according to the house of their fathers. commanded. CHAP. III.

17. And these were the sons of Levi by 6 The Levites are given to the priests for the service of the || their names ; Gershon, and Kohath, and tabernacle.

Merari. 1. THESE also are the generations of 18. And these are the names of the sons

1 Aaron and Moses, in the day that of Gershon, by their families ; Libni, and the LORD spake with Moses in mount Sinai. Shimei.

2. And these are the names of the sons 19. And the sons of Kohath, by their of Aaron ; Nadab the first-born, and Abihu, families ; Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, and Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Uzziel. 3. These are the names of the sons of 20. And the sons of Merari, by their Aaron, the priests which were anointed, families ; Mahli, and Mushi. These are the whom he consecrated to minister in the families of the Levites according to the priest's office.

house of their fathers. 4. And Nadab and Abihu died before the 21. Of Gershon was the family of the LORD, when they offered strange fire before Libnites, and the family of the Shimites: the LORD in the wilderness of Sinai, and || these are the families of the Gershonites. they had no children: and Eleazar and | 22. Those that were numbered of them, Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in according to the number of all the males,

from a month old and upward, even those 5. | And the LORD spake unto Moses, that were numbered of them, were seven saying,

thousand and five hundred. 6. Bring the tribe of Levi near, and pre- 23. The families of the Gershonites shall sent them before Aaron the priest, that they pitch behind the tabernacle westward. may minister unto him.

24. And the chief of the house of the 7. And they shall keep his charge, and father of the Gershonites shall be Eliasaph the charge of the whole congregation be- || the son of Lael. fore the tabernacle of the congregation, to l 25. And the charge of the sons of Gerdo the service of the tabernacle.

shon, in the tabernacle of the congregation, 8. And they shall keep all the instru- | shall be the tabernacle, and the tent, the ments of the tabernacle of the congregation, covering thereof, and the hanging for the and the charge of the children of Israel, to door of the tabernacle of the congregation, do the service of the tabernacle.

26. And the hangings of the court, and 9. And thou shalt give the Levites unto the curtain for the door of the court, which Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly is by the tabernacle, and by the altar round given unto him out of the children of Israel. | about, and the cords of it, for all the ser

10. And thou shalt appoint Aaron and || vice thereof. his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's 27. And of Kohath was the family of the office; and the stranger that cometh nighAmramites, and the family of the Izehashall be put to death.

rites, and the family of the Hebronites, and 11. And the LORD spake unto Moses, the family of the Uzzielites: these are the saying,

| families of the Kohathites. 12. And I, behold, I have taken the 28. In the number of all the males, from Levites from among the children of Israel a month old and upward, were eight thouinstead of all the first-born that openeth the sand and six hundred, keeping the charge matrix among the chillren of Israel; there- of the sanctuary. fore the Levites shall be mine;

29. The families of the sons of Kohath : 13. Because all the first-born are mine : shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle for on the day that I smote all the first-born | southward.

be Elizaped their chhe candlestie sanctuar

30. And the chief of the house of the || 43. And all the first-born males, by the father of the families of the Kohathites shall || mumber of names, from a month old and upbe Elizaphan the son of Uzziel.

|| ward, of those that were numbered of them, 31. And their charge shall be the ark, were twenty and two thousand two hun. and the table, and the candlestick, and the dred and threescore and thirteen. altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary 44. And the LORD spake unto Moses, wherewith they minister, and the hanging, saying, and all the service thereof.

45. Take the Levites instead of all the 12. And Eleazar the son of Aaron the first-born among the children of Israel, and priest shall be chief over the chief of the the cattle of the Levites instead of their catLeites, and have the oversight of them that tle; and the Levites shall be mine: 1 am keep the charge of the sanctuary.

the LORD. 33. Of Merari was the family of the Mah- || 46. And for those that are to be redeemlites, and the family of the Mushites: these ed of the two hundred and threescore and are the families of Merari.

thirteen of the first-born of the children of 34. And those that were numbered of Israel, which are more than the Levites; them, according to the number of all the 47. Thou shalt even take five shekels males, from a month old and upward, were | apiece by the poll; after the shekel of the six thousand and two hundred.

sanctuary shalt thou take them : (the shekel 35. And the chief of the house of the || is twenty gerahs :) father of the families of Merari was Zuriel | 48. And thou shalt give the money, wherethe son of Abihail : these shall pitch on the with the odd number of them is to be reside of the tabernacle northward.

deemed, unto Aaron and to his sons. 36. And under the custody and charge of 49. And Moses took the redemption-mothe sons of Merari shall be the boards of the ney of them that were over and above them tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the that were redeemed by the Levites : pillars thereof, and the sockets thereof, and | 50. Of the first-born of the children of all the vessels thereof, and all that serveth || Israel took he the money; a thousand three thereto,

hundred and threescore and five shekels, 37. And the pillars of the court round || after the shekel of the sanctuary: about, and their sockets, and their pins, and ll 51. And Moses gave the money of them their cords.

that were redeemed unto Aaron, and to his 38. But those that encamp before the sons, according to the word of the LORD, tabernacle toward the east, even before the as the LORD commanded Moses. tabernacle of the congregation eastward,

CHAP. IV. shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons,

| 1 The age and time of the Levites' service. 17 The office keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the

of the priests. charge of the children of Israel ; and the 1. AND the Lord spake unto Moses and stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to | Al unto Aaron, saying, death

| 2. Take the sum of the sons of Kohath 39. All that were numbered of the Le- || from among the sons 'of Levi, after their vites, which Moses and Aaron' numbered || families, by the house of their fathers; at the commandment of the LORD, through- || 3. From thirty years old and upward, out their families, all the males, from a leven until fifty years old, all that enter into month old and upward, were twenty and the host, to do the work in the tabernacle two thousand.

of the congregation. 40. And the Lord said unto Moses, l 4. This shall be the service of the sons Number all the first-born of the males of | of Kohath, in the tabernacle of the congrethe children of Israel, from a month old | gation, about the most holy things. ; and upward, and take the number of their 5. And when the camp setteth forward, names.

Aaron shall come, and his sons, and they 41. And thou shalt take the Levites for shall take down the covering-vail, and cover me (I am the LORD) instead of all the first- || the ark of testimony with it; born among the children of Israel ; and the l 6. And shall put thereon the covering of cattle of the Levites instead of all the first- | badgers' skins, and shall spread over it a Jings among the cattle of the children of cloth wholly of blue, and shall put in the Israel.

staves thereof. 42. And Moses numbered, as the LORD 7. And upon the table of show-bread they commanded him, all the first-born among shall spread a cloth of blue, and put thereon the children of Israel.

ll the dishes, and the spoons, and the bowls, and covers to cover withal: and the con- || 21. And the LORD spake unto Moses, tinual bread shall be thereon.

saying, 8. And they shall spread upon them a 22. Take also the sum of the sons of cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with a Gershon, throughout the houses of their covering of badgers' skins, and shall put in fathers, by their families; the staves thereof.

23. From thirty years old and upward, 9. And they shall take a cloth of blue, until fifty years old, shalt thou number them; and cover the candlestick of the light, and all that enter in to perform the service, to do his lamps, and his tongs, and his snuff- the work in the tabernacle of the congregation dishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, where- 24. This is the service of the families of with they minister unto it:

the Gershonites, to serve, and for burdens. 10. And they shall put it, and all the 25. And they shall bear the curtains of vessels thereof, within a covering of badgers' | the tabernacle, and the tabernacle of the skins, and shall put it upon a bar.

congregation, his covering, and the covering 11. And upon the golden altar they shall || of the badgers' skins that is above upon it, spread a cloth of blue, and cover it with a and the hanging for the door of the tabercovering of badgers' skins, and shall put tonacle of the congregation. the staves thereof.

|. 26. And the hangings of the court, and 12. And they shall take all the instru. the hangings for the door of the gate of the ments of ministry, wherewith they ministercourt which is by the tabernacle, and by in the sanctuary, and put them in a cloth the altar round about, and their cords, and of blue, and cover them with a covering all the instruments of their service, and of badgers' skins, and shall put them on all that is made for them : so shall they a bar.

serve. 13. And they shall take away the ashes 27. At the appointment of Aaron and from the altar, and spread a purple cloth his sons shall be all the service of the sons thereon:

of the Gershonites, in all their burdens, and 14. And they shall put upon it all the ves- || in all their service : and ye shall appoint sels thereof, wherewith they minister about unto them in charge all their burdens. it, even the censers, the flesh-hooks, and the 28. This is the service of the families of shovels, and the basins, all the vessels of the the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the altar: and they shall spread upon it a cover- || congregation : and their charge shall be uning of badgers' skins, and put to the staves der the hand of Ithamar, the son of Aaron of it.

the priest. 15. And when Aaron and his sons have 29. As for the sons of Merari, thou shalt made an end of covering the sanctuary, and number them after their families, by the all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward ; after that, the sons of Ko || 30. From thirty years old and upward, hath shall come to bear it: but they shall not even unto fifty years old, shalt thou number touch any holy thing, lest they die. These them, every one that entereth into the serthings are the burden of the sons of Kohath || vice, to do the work of the tabernacle of the in the tabernacle of the congregation. congregation.

16. And to the office of Eleazar, the son 31. And this is the charge of their burden, of Aaron the priest, pertaineth the oil for according to all their service in the taberthe light, and the sweet incense, and the nacle of the congregation; the boards of the daily meat-offering, and the anointing oil, tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the and the oversight of all the tabernacle, and pillars thereof, and sockets thereof, of all that therein is, in the sanctuary, and in 32. And the pillars of the court round the vessels thereof.

| about, and their sockets, and their pins, and 17. And the LORD spake unto Moses | their cords, with all their instruments, and and unto Aaron, saying,

with all their service: and by name ye 18. Cut ye not off the tribe of the families || shall reckon the instruments of the charge of the Kohathites from among the Levites: of their burden.

19. But thus do unto them, that they may 33. This is the service of the families of live, and not die, when they approach unto the sons of Merari, according to all their the most holy things: Aaron and his sons | service in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall go in, and appoint them every one to | under the hand of Ithamar, the son of Aaron his service and to his burden:

the priest. 20. But they shall not go in to see when 34. And Moses and Aaron, and the chief the holy things are covered, lest they die. ll of the congregation, numbered the sons of

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the Kohathites, after their families, and af- || of Moses, every one according to his serter the house of their fathers,

vice, and according to his burden: thus 35. From thirty years old and upward, were they numbered of him, as the LORD even unto fifty years old, every one that || commanded Moses. entereth into the service, for the work in

CHAP. V. the tabernacle of the congregation :

5 Restitution is to be made in trespasses. 11 The trial of 35. And those that were numbered of

jealousy. them, by their families, were two thousand | 1. AND the LORD spake unto Moses, seven hundred and fifty.

saying, 37. These were they that were num. 2. Command the children of Israel, that bered of the families of the Kohathites, all they put out of the camp every leper, and that might do service in the tabernacle of every one that hath an issue, and whosothe congregation, which Moses and Aaronever is defiled by the dead : did number, according to the commandinent 3. Both male and female shall ye put of the LORD by the hand of Moses. out, without the camp shall ye put them;

38. And those that were numbered of that they defile not their camps, in the the sons of Gershon, throughout their fami- || midst whereof I dwell. lies, and by the house of their fathers, 4. And the children of Israel did so, and

39. From thirty years old and upward, put them out without the camp: as the even unto fifty years old, every one that en- LORD spake unto Moses, so did the chiltereth into the service, for the work in the dren of Israel. tabernacle of the congregation,

5. 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 40. Even those that were numbered of saying, them, throughout their families, by the 6. Speak unto the children of Israel; house of their fathers, were two thousand When a man or woman shall commit any and six hundred and thirty.

sin that men commit, to do a trespass 41. These are they that were numbered against the LORD, and that person be guilty; of the families of the sons of Gershon, of all 7. Then they shall confess their sin which that might do service in the tabernacle of they have done: and he shall recompense the congregation, whom Moses and Aaron his trespass with the principal thereof, and did number, according to the commandment add unto it the fifth part thereof, and give it of the LORD.

unto him againsť whom he hath trespassed. 42. And those that were numbered of the 8. But if the man have no kinsman to refamilies of the sons of Merari, throughout compense the trespass unto, let the trespass their families, by the house of their fathers, || be recompensed unto the Lord, even to the

43. From thirty years old and upward, priest ; besides the ram of the atonement, even unto fifty years old, every one that whereby an atonement shall be made for him. entereth into the service, for the work in the 9. And every offering of all the holy tabernacle of the congregation,

things of the children of Israel, which they 44. Even those that were numbered of bring unto the priest, shall be his. them, after their families, were three thou 10. And every man's hallowed things sand and two hundred.

shall be his: whatsoever any man giveth 45. These be those that were numbered of the priest, it shall be his. the families of the sons of Merari, whom Mo | 11. | And the Lord spake unto Moses, ses and Aaron numbered, according to the saying, word of the LORD by the hand of Moses. 12. Speak unto the children of Israel,

46. All those that were numbered of the and say unto them, If any man's wife go Letites, whom Moses and Aaron and the aside, and commit a trespass against him, chief of Israel numbered, after their families, 13. And a man lie with her carnally, and and after the house of their fathers,

it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and 47. From thirty years old and upward, be kept close, and she be defiled, and there een unto fifty years old, every one that be no witness against her, neither she be came to do the service of the ministry, and || taken with the manner; the service of the burden in the tabernacle 14. And the spirit of jealousy come upon of the congregation,

| him, and he be jealous of bis wife, and she 48. Even those that were numbered of be defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy come them, were eight thousand and five hundred upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and and fourscore.

she be not defiled; 49. According to the commandment of 15. Then shall the man bring his wife the LORD they were numbered by the hand l unto the priest, and he shall bring her offer.

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