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Numbers 3

NLT 1 This is the family line of Aaron and Moses as it was recorded when the spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai: NIV 1 This is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD talked with Moses on Mount Sinai. NLT 2 The names of Aaron’s sons were Nadab (the oldest), Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. NIV 2 The names of the sons of Aaron were Nadab the firstborn and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. NLT 3 These sons of Aaron were anointed and ordained to minister as priests. NIV 3 Those were the names of Aaron's sons, the anointed priests, who were ordained to serve as priests. NLT 4 But Nadab and Abihu died in the ’s presence in the wilderness of Sinai when they burned before the the wrong kind of fire, different than he had commanded. Since they had no sons, this left only Eleazar and Ithamar to serve as priests with their father, Aaron. NIV 4 Nadab and Abihu, however, fell dead before the LORD when they made an offering with unauthorized fire before him in the Desert of Sinai. They had no sons; so only Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests during the lifetime of their father Aaron. NLT 5 Then the said to Moses, NIV 5 The LORD said to Moses, NLT 6 “Call forward the tribe of Levi, and present them to Aaron the priest to serve as his assistants. NIV 6 "Bring the tribe of Levi and present them to Aaron the priest to assist him. NLT 7 They will serve Aaron and the whole community, performing their sacred duties in and around the Tabernacle. NIV 7 They are to perform duties for him and for the whole community at the Tent of Meeting by doing the work of the tabernacle. NLT 8 They will also maintain all the furnishings of the sacred tent, serving in the Tabernacle on behalf of all the Israelites. NIV 8 They are to take care of all the furnishings of the Tent of Meeting, fulfilling the obligations of the Israelites by doing the work of the tabernacle. NLT 9 Assign the Levites to Aaron and his sons. They have been given from among all the people of Israel to serve as their assistants. NIV 9 Give the Levites to Aaron and his sons; they are the Israelites who are to be given wholly to him. NLT 10 Appoint Aaron and his sons to carry out the duties of the priesthood. But any unauthorized person who goes too near the sanctuary must be put to death.” NIV 10 Appoint Aaron and his sons to serve as priests; anyone else who approaches the sanctuary must be put to death." NLT 11 And the said to Moses, NIV 11 The LORD also said to Moses, NLT 12 “Look, I have chosen the Levites from among the Israelites to serve as substitutes for all the firstborn sons of the people of Israel. The Levites belong to me, NIV 12 "I have taken the Levites from among the Israelites in place of the first male offspring of every Israelite woman. The Levites are mine, NLT 13 for all the firstborn males are mine. On the day I struck down all the firstborn sons of the Egyptians, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both of people and of animals. They are mine; I am the .” NIV 13 for all the firstborn are mine. When I struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, I set apart for myself every firstborn in Israel, whether man or animal. They are to be mine. I am the LORD." NLT 14 The spoke again to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai. He said, NIV 14 The LORD said to Moses in the Desert of Sinai, NLT 15 “Record the names of the members of the tribe of Levi by their families and clans. List every male who is one month old or older.” NIV 15 "Count the Levites by their families and clans. Count every male a month old or more." NLT 16 So Moses listed them, just as the had commanded. NIV 16 So Moses counted them, as he was commanded by the word of the LORD. NLT 17 Levi had three sons, whose names were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. NIV 17 These were the names of the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari. NLT 18 The clans descended from Gershon were named after two of his descendants, Libni and Shimei. NIV 18 These were the names of the Gershonite clans: Libni and Shimei. NLT 19 The clans descended from Kohath were named after four of his descendants, Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. NIV 19 The Kohathite clans: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel. NLT 20 The clans descended from Merari were named after two of his descendants, Mahli and Mushi. These were the Levite clans, listed according to their family groups. NIV 20 The Merarite clans: Mahli and Mushi. These were the Levite clans, according to their families. NLT 21 The descendants of Gershon were composed of the clans descended from Libni and Shimei. NIV 21 To Gershon belonged the clans of the Libnites and Shimeites; these were the Gershonite clans. NLT 22 There were 7,500 males one month old or older among these Gershonite clans. NIV 22 The number of all the males a month old or more who were counted was 7,500. NLT 23 They were assigned the area to the west of the Tabernacle for their camp. NIV 23 The Gershonite clans were to camp on the west, behind the tabernacle. NLT 24 The leader of the Gershonite clans was Eliasaph son of Lael. NIV 24 The leader of the families of the Gershonites was Eliasaph son of Lael. NLT 25 These two clans were responsible to care for the Tabernacle, including the sacred tent with its layers of coverings, the curtain at its entrance, NIV 25 At the Tent of Meeting the Gershonites were responsible for the care of the tabernacle and tent, its coverings, the curtain at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, NLT 26 the curtains of the courtyard that surrounded the Tabernacle and altar, the curtain at the courtyard entrance, the ropes, and all the equipment related to their use. NIV 26 the curtains of the courtyard, the curtain at the entrance to the courtyard surrounding the tabernacle and altar, and the ropes--and everything related to their use. NLT 27 The descendants of Kohath were composed of the clans descended from Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. NIV 27 To Kohath belonged the clans of the Amramites, Izharites, Hebronites and Uzzielites; these were the Kohathite clans. NLT 28 There were 8,600 males one month old or older among these Kohathite clans. They were responsible for the care of the sanctuary, NIV 28 The number of all the males a month old or more was "8,600. The Kohathites were responsible for the care of the sanctuary. NLT 29 and they were assigned the area south of the Tabernacle for their camp. NIV 29 The Kohathite clans were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle. NLT 30 The leader of the Kohathite clans was Elizaphan son of Uzziel. NIV 30 The leader of the families of the Kohathite clans was Elizaphan son of Uzziel. NLT 31 These four clans were responsible for the care of the Ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the various articles used in the sanctuary, the inner curtain, and all the equipment related to their use. NIV 31 They were responsible for the care of the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the articles of the sanctuary used in ministering, the curtain, and everything related to their use. NLT 32 Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, was the chief administrator over all the Levites, with special responsibility for the oversight of the sanctuary. NIV 32 The chief leader of the Levites was Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest. He was appointed over those who were responsible for the care of the sanctuary. NLT 33 The descendants of Merari were composed of the clans descended from Mahli and Mushi. NIV 33 To Merari belonged the clans of the Mahlites and the Mushites; these were the Merarite clans. NLT 34 There were 6,200 males one month old or older among these Merarite clans. NIV 34 The number of all the males a month old or more who were counted was 6,200. NLT 35 They were assigned the area north of the Tabernacle for their camp. The leader of the Merarite clans was Zuriel son of Abihail. NIV 35 The leader of the families of the Merarite clans was Zuriel son of Abihail; they were to camp on the north side of the tabernacle. NLT 36 These two clans were responsible for the care of the frames supporting the Tabernacle, the crossbars, the pillars, the bases, and all the equipment related to their use. NIV 36 The Merarites were appointed to take care of the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts, bases, all its equipment, and everything related to their use, NLT 37 They were also responsible for the posts of the courtyard and all their bases, pegs, and ropes. NIV 37 as well as the posts of the surrounding courtyard with their bases, tent pegs and ropes. NLT 38 The area in front of the Tabernacle, in the east toward the sunrise, was reserved for the tents of Moses and of Aaron and his sons, who had the final responsibility for the sanctuary on behalf of the people of Israel. Anyone other than a priest or Levite who went too near the sanctuary was to be put to death. NIV 38 Moses and Aaron and his sons were to camp to the east of the tabernacle, toward the sunrise, in front of the Tent of Meeting. They were responsible for the care of the sanctuary on behalf of the Israelites. Anyone else who approached the sanctuary was to be put to death. NLT 39 When Moses and Aaron counted the Levite clans at the ’s command, the total number was 22,000 males one month old or older. NIV 39 The total number of Levites counted at the LORD's command by Moses and Aaron according to their clans, including every male a month old or more, was 22,000. NLT 40 Then the said to Moses, “Now count all the firstborn sons in Israel who are one month old or older, and make a list of their names. NIV 40 The LORD said to Moses, "Count all the firstborn Israelite males who are a month old or more and make a list of their names. NLT 41 The Levites must be reserved for me as substitutes for the firstborn sons of Israel; I am the . And the Levites’ livestock must be reserved for me as substitutes for the firstborn livestock of the whole nation of Israel.” NIV 41 Take the Levites for me in place of all the firstborn of the Israelites, and the livestock of the Levites in place of all the firstborn of the livestock of the Israelites. I am the LORD." NLT 42 So Moses counted the firstborn sons of the people of Israel, just as the had commanded. NIV 42 So Moses counted all the firstborn of the Israelites, as the LORD commanded him. NLT 43 The number of firstborn sons who were one month old or older was 22,273. NIV 43 The total number of firstborn males a month old or more, listed by name, was 22,273. NLT 44 Then the said to Moses, NIV 44 The LORD also said to Moses, NLT 45 “Take the Levites as substitutes for the firstborn sons of the people of Israel. And take the livestock of the Levites as substitutes for the firstborn livestock of the people of Israel. The Levites belong to me; I am the . NIV 45 "Take the Levites in place of all the firstborn of Israel, and the livestock of the Levites in place of their livestock. The Levites are to be mine. I am the LORD. NLT 46 There are 273 more firstborn sons of Israel than there are Levites. To redeem these extra firstborn sons, NIV 46 To redeem the 273 firstborn Israelites who exceed the number of the Levites, NLT 47 collect five pieces of silver for each of them (each piece weighing the same as the sanctuary shekel, which equals twenty gerahs). NIV 47 collect five shekels for each one, according to the sanctuary shekel, which weighs twenty gerahs. NLT 48 Give the silver to Aaron and his sons as the redemption price for the extra firstborn sons.” NIV 48 Give the money for the redemption of the additional Israelites to Aaron and his sons." NLT 49 So Moses collected the silver for redeeming the firstborn sons of Israel who exceeded the number of Levites. NIV 49 So Moses collected the redemption money from those who exceeded the number redeemed by the Levites. NLT 50 He collected 1,365 pieces of silver on behalf of these firstborn sons of Israel (each piece weighing the same as the sanctuary shekel). NIV 50 From the firstborn of the Israelites he collected silver weighing "1,365 shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel. NLT 51 And Moses gave the silver for the redemption to Aaron and his sons, just as the had commanded. NIV 51 Moses gave the redemption money to Aaron and his sons, as he was commanded by the word of the LORD.