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Numbers 8:5

    Numbers 8:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Lord said to Moses,

    Webster's Revision

    And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,

    World English Bible

    Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 8:5

    The Levites could only undertake their duties Numbers 3; 4 after the formal exchange of the Levites for the first-born Numbers 3:44-51.

    The distinction between the "consecration" of the priests Leviticus 8 and the less solemn "purification" Numbers 8:21 of the Levites is marked. These rites of purification are similar to those incumbent on the priests of Egypt.