1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 The sons of Aaron. 5 The Levites are given to the priests for the service of the Tabernacle, 11 instead of the firstborn. 14 The Levites are numbered by their families. 21 The families, number, and charge of the Gershonites, 27 of the Kohathites, 33 of the Merarites. 38 The place and charge of Moses and Aaron. 40 The firstborn are freed by the Levites. 44 The overplus are redeemed.
3:2 And, these, are the names of the sons of Aaronthe firstborn, Nadab,and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
3:3 These, are the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests that were anointed,who were installed to minister as priests.
3:4 But Nadab and Abihu died before Yahweh, when they brought near strange fire before Yahweh, in the desert of Sinai, and, sons, had they none,so then Eleazar and Ithamar ministered as priests, in the presence of Aaron their father.
3:6 Bring near the tribe of Levi, and thou shalt cause it to stand before Aaron the priest,so shall they wait upon him;
3:7 so shall they keep his charge, and the charge of all the assembly, before the tent of meeting,to do the laborious work of the habitation;
3:8 so shall they have charge of all the furniture of the tent of meeting, even the charge of the sons of Israel,to do the laborious work of the habitation.
3:9 Thus shalt thou give the Levites unto Aaron, and unto his sons,given, given, they are unto him, from among the sons of Israel;
3:10 but, unto Aaron, and unto his sons, shalt thou give oversight, so shall they keep charge of their priesthood,and, the stranger who cometh near, shall be put to death.
3:12 I, therefore, lo! I have taken the Levites out of the midst of the sons of Israel, instead of every firstborn that a mother beareth, from among the sons of Israel,so shall the Levites be mine;
3:13 for, mine, is every firstborn, in the day when I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt, I hallowed unto myself, every firstborn in Israel, both of man and of beast,mine, did they become, [and belong] unto me, Yahweh.
3:15 Number thou the sons of Levi, by their ancestral houses, by their families,every male, from one month old and upwards, shalt thou number them.
3:17 And these were the sons of Levi, by their names,Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
3:18 And, these, the names of the sons of Gershon, by their families,Libni and Shimei.
3:19 And, the sons of Kohath, by their families, Amram, and Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
3:20 And, the sons of Merari, by their families, Mahli and Mushi. These, are theythe families of the Levites, by their ancestral houses.
3:21 To, Gershon, belonged the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimeites,these, are theythe families of the Gershonites.
3:22 They who were numbered of them, in the counting of every male, from one month old, and upwards,they who were numbered of them, were seven thousand, and five hundred.
3:23 the families of the Gershonites, to the rear of the habitation, were to encamp, westward.
3:24 And, the prince of the ancestral house of the Gershonites, was Eliasaph, son of Lael.
3:25 And, the charge of the sons of Gershon, was over the tent of meeting, the habitation, and the tent,the covering thereof, and the screen for the entrance of the tent of meeting;
3:26 and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the entrance of the court which was near the habitation, and near the altar, round about,and the cords thereof, as to all the laborious work thereof.
3:27 And, to Kohath, belonged the family of the Amramites, and the family of the Izharites, and the family of the Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites,these, are theythe families of the Kohathites.
3:28 In, the counting of every male, from one month old and upwards, there were eight thousand, and six hundred, to keep the charge of the sanctuary.
3:29 The, families of the sons of Kohath, were to encamp,on the side of the habitation, southward.
3:30 And, the prince of the ancestral house of the families of the Kohathites, was Elizaphan, son of Uzziel.
3:31 And, their charge, wasthe ark, and the table, and the lampstand, and the altars, and the utensils of the sanctuary wherewith they were to minister,and the screen, as to all the laborious work thereof.
3:32 And, the prince of the princes of the Levites, was Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest,to have the oversight of them that were to keep the charge of the sanctuary.
3:33 To Merari, belonged the family of the Mahlites, and the family of the Mushites,these, are theythe families of Merari.
3:34 And, they who were numbered of them in the counting of every male, from one month old and upwards, were six thousand, and two hundred.
3:35 And, the prince of the ancestral house of the families of Merari, was Zuriel, son of Abihail,on the side of the habitation, were they to encamp, northward.
3:36 And, the oversight of the charge of the sons of Merari, wasthe boards of the habitation, and the bars thereof and the pillars thereof and the sockets thereof,and all the furniture thereof, as to all the laborious work thereof;
3:37 also the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets,and their pins, and their cords.
3:38 But, they who were to encamp before the habitation, eastwards, before the tent of meeting, towards sunrise, were Moses and Aaron and his sons, to keep the charge of the sanctuary, as the charge of the sons of Israel, and, the stranger that came near, was to be put to death.
3:41 then shalt thou take the Levites for me, me Yahweh, instead of every firstborn among the sons of Israel,also the cattle of the Levites, instead of every firstling among the cattle of the sons of Israel.
3:43 And it was sothat all the firstborn of the males, in the counting of names from one month old and upwards, of such as were numbered of them,were two-and-twenty thousand, two hundred and seventy-three.
3:46 and, as the ransom of the two hundred and seventy-three,who are more than the Levites, of the firstborn of the sons of Israel,
3:47 thou shalt take five shekels apiece, by the poll,by the shekel of the sanctuary, shalt thou take it, twenty gerahs to the shekel;
3:48 and shalt give the silver to Aaron, and to his sons,as the ransom of them that are in excess over them.
3:49 So Moses took the redemption silver from them who were in excess over them who were redeemed by the Levites:
3:50 from the firstborn of the sons of Israel, took he the silver,a thousand, three hundred, and sixty-five shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary,
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