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Numbers 3:8

    Numbers 3:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they shall keep all the furniture of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they will have the care of all the vessels of the Tent of meeting, and will do for the children of Israel all the necessary work of the House.

    Webster's Revision

    And they shall keep all the furniture of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

    World English Bible

    They shall keep all the furnishings of the Tent of Meeting, and the obligations of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they shall keep all the furniture of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

    Definitions for Numbers 3:8

    Tabernacle - A tent, booth or dwelling.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 3:8

    All the instruments - The tabernacle itself and all its contents: see all described, Numbers 3:25, Numbers 3:26, Numbers 3:31, Numbers 3:36, Numbers 3:37. The Levites were to perform the most common and laborious offices. It was their business to take down, put up, and carry the tabernacle and its utensils; for it was the object of their peculiar care. In a word, they were the servants of the priests.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 3:8

    3:8 Of the children of Israel - Those things which all the children of Israel are in their several places and stations obliged to take care of, though not in their persons, yet by others in their stead.