3:1 These also {are} the generations of Aaron and Moses, in the day {that} the LORD spoke with Moses in mount Sinai.
3:1 These also {are} the generations of Aaron and Moses in the day {that} the LORD spoke with Moses in mount Sinai.

3:2 And these {are} the names of the sons of Aaron; Nadab the first-born, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
3:2 And these {are} the names of the sons of Aaron; Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

3:3 These {are} the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests who were anointed, whom he consecrated to minister in the priest's office.
3:3 These {are} the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests who were anointed, whom he consecrated to minister in the priest's office.

3:4 And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the sight of Aaron their father.
3:4 And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the sight of Aaron their father.

3:5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
3:5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

3:6 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister to him.
3:6 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister to him.

3:7 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.
3:7 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.

3:8 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.
3:8 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.

3:9 And thou shalt give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons: they {are} wholly given to him out of the children of Israel.
3:9 And thou shalt give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons: they {are} wholly given to him out of the children of Israel.

3:10 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.
3:10 And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office: and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.

3:11 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
3:11 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

3:12 And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel, instead of all the first-born that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;
3:12 And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the womb among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;

3:13 Because all the first-born {are} mine; {for} on the day that I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt, I hallowed to me all the first-born in Israel, both man and beast: mine they shall be: I {am} the LORD.
3:13 Because all the firstborn {are} mine; {for} on the day that I smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I hallowed to me all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast: mine they shall be: I {am} the LORD.

3:14 And the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, saying,
3:14 And the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, saying,

3:15 Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.
3:15 Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

3:16 And Moses numbered them according to the word of the LORD, as he was commanded.
3:16 And Moses numbered them according to the word of the LORD, as he was commanded.

3:17 And these were the sons of Levi, by their names; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
3:17 And these were the 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.
3:18 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; Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
3:19 And the sons of Kohath by their families; Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, and Uzziel.

3:20 And the sons of Merari by their families; Mahli, and Mushi: these {are} the families of the Levites, according to the house of their fathers.
3:20 And the sons of Merari by their families; Mahli, and Mushi. These {are} the families of the Levites according to the house of their fathers.

3:21 Of Gershon {was} the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimites: these {are} the families of the Gershonites.
3:21 Of Gershon {was} the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimites: these {are} the families of the Gershonites.

3:22 Those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, {even} those that were numbered of them, {were} seven thousand and five hundred.
3:22 Those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, {even} those that were numbered of them {were} seven thousand and five hundred.

3:23 The families of the Gershonites shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward.
3:23 The families of the Gershonites shall encamp behind the tabernacle westward.

3:24 And the chief of the house of the father of the Gershonites {shall be} Eliasaph the son of Lael.
3:24 And the head of the house of the father of the Gershonites {shall be} Eliasaph the son of Lael.

3:25 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation {shall be} the tabernacle, and the tent, its covering, and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,
3:25 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation {shall be} the tabernacle, and the tent, its covering and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,

3:26 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 of it.
3:26 And the hangings of the court, and the curtain for the door of the court, which {is} around the tabernacle, and the altar, and the cords of it for all the service of it.

3:27 And of Kohath {was} 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} the families of the Kohathites.
3:27 And of Kohath {was} 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} the families of the Kohathites.

3:28 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.
3:28 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.

3:29 The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.
3:29 The families of the sons of Kohath shall encamp on the side of the tabernacle southward.

3:30 And the chief of the house of the father of the families of the Kohathites {shall be} Elizaphan the son of Uzziel.
3:30 And the head of the house of the father of the families of the Kohathites {shall be} Elizaphan the son of Uzziel.

3:31 And their charge {shall be} the ark, and the table, and the candlestick, and the altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary with which they minister, and the hanging, and all the service of it.
3:31 And their charge {shall be} the ark, and the table, and the lampstand, and the altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary by which they minister, and the hanging, and all the service of it.

3:32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest {shall be} chief over the chief of the Levites, {and have} the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.
3:32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest {shall be} chief over the leaders of the Levites, {and have} the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.

3:33 Of Merari {was} the family of the Mahlites, and the family of the Mushites: these {are} the families of Merari.
3:33 Of Merari {was} the family of the Mahlites, and the family of the Mushites: these {are} the families of Merari.

3:34 And those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males from a month old and upward, {were} six thousand and two hundred.
3:34 And those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, {were} six thousand and two hundred.

3:35 And the chief of the house of the father of the families of Merari {was} Zuriel the son of Abihail: {these} shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle northward.
3:35 And the head of the house of the father of the families of Merari {was} Zuriel the son of Abihail: {these} shall encamp on the side of the tabernacle northward.

3:36 And {under} the custody and charge of the sons of Merari {shall be} the boards of the tabernacle, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all its vessels, and all that serveth to it.
3:36 And {under} the custody and charge of the sons of Merari {shall be} the boards of the tabernacle, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all its vessels, and all the service concerning it,

3:37 And the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords.
3:37 And the pillars around the court, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords.

3:38 But those that encamp before the tabernacle towards the east, {even} before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward {shall be} Moses and Aaron, and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary, for the charge of the children of Israel; and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
3:38 But those that encamp before the tabernacle toward the east, {even} before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward, {shall be} Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of the children of Israel; and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.

3:39 All that were numbered of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron numbered at the commandment of the LORD, throughout their families, all the males from a month old and upward, {were} twenty and two thousand.
3:39 All that were numbered of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron numbered at the commandment of the LORD, throughout their families, all the males from a month old and upward, {were} twenty and two thousand.

3:40 And the LORD said to Moses, number all the first-born of the males of the children of Israel, from a month old and upward, and take the number of their names.
3:40 And the LORD said to Moses, Number all the firstborn of the males of the children of Israel from a month old and upward, and take the number of their names.

3:41 And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I {am} the LORD) instead of all the first-born among the children of Israel; and the cattle of the Levites, instead of all the firstlings among the cattle of the children of Israel.
3:41 And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I {am} the LORD ) instead of all the firstborn among the children of Israel; and the cattle of the Levites instead of all the firstlings among the cattle of the children of Israel.

3:42 And Moses numbered, as the LORD commanded him, all the first-born among the children of Israel.
3:42 And Moses numbered, as the LORD commanded him, all the firstborn among the children of Israel.

3:43 And all the first-born males by the number of names, from a month old and upward, of those that were numbered of them, were twenty and two thousand two hundred and seventy and three.
3:43 And all the firstborn males by the number of names, from a month old and upward, of those that were numbered of them, were twenty and two thousand two hundred and seventy and three.

3:44 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
3:44 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

3:45 Take the Levites instead of all the first-born among the children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of their cattle; and the Levites shall be mine: I {am} the LORD.
3:45 Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of their cattle; and the Levites shall be mine: I {am} the LORD.

3:46 And for those that are to be redeemed of the two hundred and seventy and three, of the first-born of the children of Israel, which are more than the Levites:
3:46 And for those that are to be redeemed of the two hundred and seventy and three of the firstborn of the children of Israel, which are more than the Levites;

3:47 Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take {them}: the shekel {is} twenty gerahs.
3:47 Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take {them}: (the shekel {is} twenty gerahs:)

3:48 And thou shalt give to Aaron and to his sons the money, with which the odd number of them is to be redeemed.
3:48 And thou shalt give to Aaron and to his sons the money, by which the odd number of them is to be redeemed,

3:49 And Moses took the redemption-money of them that were over and above them that were redeemed by the Levites:
3:49 And Moses took the redemption money of them that were over and above them that were redeemed by the Levites:

3:50 Of the first-born of the children of Israel he took the money; a thousand three hundred and sixty and five {shekels}, after the shekel of the sanctuary.
3:50 Of the firstborn of the children of Israel he took the money; a thousand three hundred and sixty and five {shekels}, after the shekel of the sanctuary:

3:51 And Moses gave the money of them that were redeemed to Aaron, and to his sons, according to the word of the LORD, as the LORD commanded Moses.
3:51 And Moses gave the money of them that were redeemed to Aaron and to his sons, according to the word of the LORD, as the LORD commanded Moses.