Numbers 3:8

8 And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

Numbers 3:8 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 3:8

And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of
the congregation
Take care of them that none be lost or come to any damage, especially while it was moving, and carried from place to place; then the several parts of it, as well as the vessels in it, were committed to their care and charge, the particulars of which see in ( Numbers 3:25 Numbers 3:26 Numbers 3:31 Numbers 3:36 Numbers 3:37 ) ;

and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the
tabernacle; (See Gill on Numbers 3:7).

Numbers 3:8 In-Context

6 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.
7 And they shall keep his charge, and the charge of the whole congregation before the tabernacle of the congregation, to do the service of the tabernacle.
8 And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.
9 And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron and to his sons: they are wholly given unto him out of the children of Israel.
10 And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.