Numbers 3:27

27 And of Kohath was the family of the Amramites, and the family of the Izeharites, and the family of the Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites: these are the families of the Kohathites.

Numbers 3:27 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 3:27

And of Kohath [was] the family of the Amramites
So called from Amram, the first son of Kohath, and father of Aaron and Moses; so that Moses and Aaron, and their children, are included in this family:

and the family of Izeharites;
of which family was Korah, ( Numbers 16:1 ) ;

and the family of the Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites;
which four families had their names from Kohath's four sons, ( Numbers 3:19 ) ;

these are the families of the Kohathites;
which were as many as both the other sons of Levi.

Numbers 3:27 In-Context

25 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation shall be the tabernacle, and the tent, the covering thereof, and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,
26 And the hangings of the court, and the curtain for the door of the court, which is by the tabernacle, and by the altar round about, and the cords of it for all the service thereof.
27 And of Kohath was the family of the Amramites, and the family of the Izeharites, and the family of the Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites: these are the families of the Kohathites.
28 In the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, were eight thousand and six hundred, keeping the charge of the sanctuary.
29 The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.