1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
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 Aaron: the first-born Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar;
3:3 these [are] the names of the sons of Aaron, the anointed priests, whose hand he hath consecrated for acting as priest.
3:4 And Nadab diethAbihu alsobefore Jehovah, in their bringing near strange fire before Jehovah, in the wilderness of Sinai, and sons they had not; and EleazarIthamar alsoacteth as priest in the presence of Aaron their father.
3:6 'Bring near the tribe of Levi, and thou hast caused it to stand before Aaron the priest, and they have served him,
3:7 and kept his charge, and the charge of all the company before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle;
3:8 and they have kept all the vessels of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle;
3:9 and thou hast given the Levites to Aaron and to his sons; they are surely given to him out of the sons of Israel.
3:10 'And Aaron and his sons thou dost appoint, and they have kept their priesthood, and the stranger who cometh near is put to death.'
3:12 'And I, lo, I have taken the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel instead of every first-born opening a womb among the sons of Israel, and the Levites have been Mine;
3:13 for Mine [is] every first-born, in the day of My smiting every first-born in the land of Egypt I have sanctified to Myself every first-born in Israel, from man unto beast; Mine they are; I [am] Jehovah.'
3:15 'Number the sons of Levi by the house of their fathers, by their families; every male from a son of a month and upward thou dost number them.'
3:17 And these are sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
3:18 And these [are] the names of the sons of Gershon by their families: Libni and Shimei.
3:19 And the sons of Kohath, by their families, [are] Amram and Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
3:20 And the sons of Merari by their families [are] Mahli and Mushi; these are the families of the Levites, by the house of their fathers.
3:21 Of Gershon [is] the family of the Libnite, and the family of the Shimite; these are the families of the Gershonite.
3:22 Their numbered ones, in number, every male from a son of a month and upward, their numbered ones [are] seven thousand and five hundred.
3:23 The families of the Gershonite, behind the tabernacle, do encamp westward.
3:24 And the prince of a father's house for the Gershonite [is] Eliasaph son of Lael.
3:25 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tent of meeting [is] the tabernacle, and the tent, its covering, and the vail at the opening of the tent of meeting,
3:26 and the hangings of the court, and the vail at the opening of the court, which [is] by the tabernacle and by the altar round about, and its cords, to all its service.
3:27 ¶ And of Kohath [is] the family of the Amramite, and the family of the Izharite, and the family of the Hebronite, and the family of the Uzzielite; these are families of the Kohathite.
3:28 In number, all the males, from a son of a month and upward, [are] eight thousand and six hundred, keeping the charge of the sanctuary.
3:29 The families of the sons of Kohath encamp by the side of the tabernacle southward.
3:30 And the prince of a father's house for the families of the Kohathite [is] Elizaphan son of Uzziel.
3:31 And their charge [is] the ark, and the table, and the candlestick, and the altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary with which they serve, and the vail, and all its service.
3:32 And [to] the prince of the princes of the Levites, Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, [is] the oversight of the keepers of the charge of the sanctuary.
3:33 ¶ Of Merari [is] the family of the Mahlite, and the family of the Mushite; these [are] the families of Merari.
3:34 And their numbered ones, in number, all the males from a son of a month and upward, [are] six thousand and two hundred.
3:35 And the prince of a father's house for the families of Merari [is] Zuriel son of Abihail; by the side of the tabernacle they encamp northward.
3:36 And the oversightthe charge of the sons of Merari[is] the boards of the tabernacle, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all its vessels, and all its service,
3:37 and the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords.
3:38 ¶ And those encamping before the tabernacle eastward, before the tent of meeting, at the east, [are] Moses and Aaron, and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of the sons of Israel, and the stranger who cometh near is put to death.
3:41 and thou hast taken the Levites for Me (I [am] Jehovah), instead of every first-born among the sons of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of every firstling among the cattle of the sons of Israel.'
3:43 And all the first-bornmaleby the number of names, from a son of a month and upward, of their numbered ones, are two and twenty thousand two hundred and seventy and three.
3:46 'And [from] those ransomed of the two hundred and seventy and three (who are more than the Levites) of the first-born of the sons of Israel,
3:47 thou hast even taken five shekels a-piece by the pollby the shekel of the sanctuary thou takest; twenty gerahs the shekel [is];
3:48 and thou hast given the money to Aaron, and to his sons, whereby those over and above are ransomed.'
3:49 And Moses taketh the ransom money from those over and above those ransomed by the Levites;
3:50 from the first-born of the sons of Israel he hath taken the money, a thousand and three hundred and sixty and fiveby the shekel of the sanctuary;
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