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Numbers 8:24

    Numbers 8:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    This is it that belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service of the tabernacle of the congregation:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    This is it that belongs to the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait on the service of the tabernacle of the congregation:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    This is that which belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service in the work of the tent of meeting:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is the rule for the Levites: those of twenty-five years old and over are to go in and do the work of the Tent of meeting;

    Webster's Revision

    This is that which belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service in the work of the tent of meeting:

    World English Bible

    "This is that which belongs to the Levites: from twenty-five years old and upward they shall go in to wait on the service in the work of the Tent of Meeting;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    This is that which belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service in the work of the tent of meeting:

    Definitions for Numbers 8:24

    Tabernacle - A tent, booth or dwelling.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 8:24

    From twenty and five years old - See the note on Numbers 4:3, where the two terms of twenty-five and thirty years are reconciled.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 8:24

    Twenty and five years old and upward - The permanent limit as distinguished from the temporary Numbers 4:3, Numbers 4:23, Numbers 4:30, though David found it necessary to extend the period of the Levites' service by causing it to commence at 20 years of age 1 Chronicles 23:24-28. This rule continued in force from the time of David downward (compare on 2 Chronicles 31:17; Ezra 3:8).