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Numbers 7:9

    Numbers 7:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them was that they should bear upon their shoulders.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But to the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging to them was that they should bear on their shoulders.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged unto them; they bare it upon their shoulders.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But to the sons of Kohath he gave nothing; because they had the care of the holy place, taking it about on their backs.

    Webster's Revision

    But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged unto them; they bare it upon their shoulders.

    World English Bible

    But to the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged to them; they carried it on their shoulders.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonged unto them; they bare it upon their shoulders.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 7:9

    Unto the sons of Kohath he gave none - Because they had the charge of the ark, table, candlestick, altars, etc., Numbers 4:5-15, which were to be carried upon their shoulders; for those sacred things must not be drawn by beasts.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 7:9

    7:9 Upon their shoulders - Because of the greater worth and holiness of the things which they carried.