Numbers 6:7; Numbers 8:26; Numbers 14:4; Numbers 16:10; Numbers 18:2; Numbers 18:6; Numbers 20:3; Numbers 20:8; Numbers 20:14; Numbers 25:6; Numbers 27:4; Numbers 27:7; Numbers 27:9-11; Numbers 27:13; Numbers 32:6; Numbers 36:2
'He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.
"They may, however, assist their brothers in the tent of meeting, to keep an obligation, but they themselves shall do no work. Thus you shall deal with the Levites concerning their obligations."
So they said to one another, "Let us appoint a leader and return to Egypt."
and that He has brought you near, Korah, and all your brothers, sons of Levi, with you? And are you seeking for the priesthood also?
"But bring with you also your brothers, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, that they may be joined with you and serve you, while you and your sons with you are before the tent of the testimony.
"Behold, I Myself have taken your fellow Levites from among the sons of Israel; they are a gift to you, dedicated to the LORD , to perform the service for the tent of meeting.
The people thus contended with Moses and spoke, saying, "If only we had perished when our brothers perished before the LORD !
"Take the rod; and you and your brother Aaron assemble the congregation and speak to the rock before their eyes, that it may yield its water. You shall thus bring forth water for them out of the rock and let the congregation and their beasts drink."
From Kadesh Moses then sent messengers to the king of Edom: "Thus your brother Israel has said, 'You know all the hardship that has befallen us;
Then behold, one of the sons of Israel came and brought to his relatives a Midianite woman, in the sight of Moses and in the sight of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, while they were weeping at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
"Why should the name of our father be withdrawn from among his family because he had no son? Give us a possession among our father's brothers."
"The daughters of Zelophehad are right in their statements. You shall surely give them a hereditary possession among their father's brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.
'If he has no daughter, then you shall give his inheritance to his brothers.
'If he has no brothers, then you shall give his inheritance to his father's brothers.
'If his father has no brothers, then you shall give his inheritance to his nearest relative in his own family, and he shall possess it; and it shall be a statutory ordinance to the sons of Israel, just as the LORD commanded Moses.' "
"When you have seen it, you too will be gathered to your people, as Aaron your brother was;
But Moses said to the sons of Gad and to the sons of Reuben, "Shall your brothers go to war while you yourselves sit here?
and they said, "The LORD commanded my lord to give the land by lot to the sons of Israel as an inheritance, and my lord was commanded by the LORD to give the inheritance of Zelophehad our brother to his daughters.