Deuteronomy 18:1-8 NAS

Portion of the Levites

1 "1The Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, shall have no portion or inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the LORD'S offerings by fire and His aportion.

References for Deuteronomy 18:1

    • ŷ 18:1 - Or "inheritance"
      2 "2They shall have no inheritance among their bcountrymen; the LORD is their inheritance, as He cpromised them.

      References for Deuteronomy 18:2

        • Ÿ 18:2 - Lit "brothers"
        • Ź 18:2 - Lit "spoke to"
          3 "3Now this shall be the priests' due from the people, from those who offer a sacrifice, either an ox or a sheep, of which they shall give to the priest the shoulder and the two cheeks and the stomach.

          References for Deuteronomy 18:3

          4 "You shall give him the 4first fruits of your grain, your new wine, and your oil, and the first shearing of your sheep.

          References for Deuteronomy 18:4

          5 "5For the LORD your God has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes, to 6stand dand serve in the name of the LORD forever *.

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          6 "Now if a Levite comes from any of your etowns throughout * Israel where * he 7resides, and comes fwhenever he desires to the place which the LORD chooses,

          References for Deuteronomy 18:6

            • Ż 18:6 - Lit "gates"
            • ż 18:6 - Lit "with all the desire of his soul"
              7 then he shall serve in the name of the LORD his God, like all his fellow Levites who stand there before the LORD.
              8 "8They shall eat gequal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers' estates.

              References for Deuteronomy 18:8

                • Ž 18:8 - Lit "portion like portion"