The LORD said to Aaron, "You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any share among them;1 I am your share and your inheritance2 among the Israelites.
References for Numbers 18:20
"I give to the Levites all the tithes3 in Israel as their inheritance4 in return for the work they do while serving at the Tent of Meeting.5
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From now on the Israelites must not go near the Tent of Meeting, or they will bear the consequences of their sin and will die.6
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It is the Levites who are to do the work at the Tent of Meeting and bear the responsibility for offenses against it. This is a lasting ordinance7 for the generations to come.8 They will receive no inheritance9 among the Israelites.10
References for Numbers 18:23
Instead, I give to the Levites as their inheritance the tithes that the Israelites present as an offering to the LORD.11 That is why I said concerning them: 'They will have no inheritance among the Israelites.' "
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The LORD said to Moses,
"Speak to the Levites and say to them: 'When you receive from the Israelites the tithe I give you12 as your inheritance, you must present a tenth of that tithe as the LORD's offering.13
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