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Numbers 1:49

    Numbers 1:49 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Only thou shalt not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of Israel:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Only you shall not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of Israel:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Only the tribe of Levi thou shalt not number, neither shalt thou take the sum of them among the children of Israel;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Only the tribe of Levi is not to be numbered among the children of Israel,

    Webster's Revision

    Only the tribe of Levi thou shalt not number, neither shalt thou take the sum of them among the children of Israel;

    World English Bible

    "Only the tribe of Levi you shall not number, neither shall you take a census of them among the children of Israel;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Only the tribe of Levi thou shalt not number, neither shalt thou take the sum of them among the children of Israel:

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 1:49

    1:49 Levi - Because they were not generally to go out to war, which was the thing principally eyed in this muster, Nu 1:3,20,45, but were to attend upon the service of the tabernacle. They that minister upon holy things, should not entangle themselves in secular affairs. The ministry itself is work enough for a whole man, and all little enough to be employed in it.