Numbers 3:8
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New International Version
They are to take care of all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, fulfilling the obligations of the Israelites by doing the work of the tabernacle.

New Living Translation
They will also maintain all the furnishings of the sacred tent, serving in the Tabernacle on behalf of all the Israelites.

English Standard Version
They shall guard all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, and keep guard over the people of Israel as they minister at the tabernacle.

New American Standard Bible
"They shall also keep all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, along with the duties of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They are to take care of all the furnishings of the tent of meeting and perform duties for the Israelites by attending to the service of the tabernacle.

International Standard Version
They are to take charge of the utensils at the Tent of Meeting and meet the needs of the Israelis by performing duties on behalf of the tent.

NET Bible
And they are responsible for all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, and for the needs of the Israelites, as they serve in the tabernacle.

New Heart 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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will take care of all the furnishings in the tent of meeting and work for the Israelites, doing what needs to be done for the inner tent.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

New American Standard 1977
“They shall also keep all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, along with the duties of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of the testimony and the charge of the sons of Israel, to minister in the service of the tabernacle.

King James 2000 Bible
And they shall keep all the furnishings of the tabernacle of meeting, and serve the children of Israel, to do the work of the tabernacle.

American King James Version
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
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let them keep the vessels of the tabernacle, serving in the ministry thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
And they shall keep all the utensils of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

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.

Young's Literal Translation
and they have kept all the vessels of the tent of meeting, and the charge of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle;
Study Bible
Duties of the Levites
7"They shall perform the duties for him and for the whole congregation before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle. 8"They shall also keep all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, along with the duties of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle. 9"You shall thus give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the sons of Israel.…
Cross References
Numbers 3:7
"They shall perform the duties for him and for the whole congregation before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle.

Numbers 3:9
"You shall thus give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the sons of Israel.

Numbers 31:30
"From the sons of Israel's half, you shall take one drawn out of every fifty of the persons, of the cattle, of the donkeys and of the sheep, from all the animals, and give them to the Levites who keep charge of the tabernacle of the LORD."
Treasury of Scripture

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.

Numbers 4:15,28,33 And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, …

Numbers 10:17,21 And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the …

1 Chronicles 26:20-28 And of the Levites, Ahijah was over the treasures of the house of …

Ezra 8:24-30 Then I separated twelve of the chief of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, …

Isaiah 52:11 Depart you, depart you, go you out from there, touch no unclean thing; …

Verse 8. - Instruments. Vessels and furniture. Septuagint, σκεύη. Vulgate, vasa. And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of the congregation,.... Take care of them that none be lost or come to any damage, especially while it was moving, and carried from place to place; then the several parts of it, as well as the vessels in it, were committed to their care and charge, the particulars of which see in Numbers 3:25,

and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle; See Gill on Numbers 3:7. 3:1-13 There was much work belonging to the priests' office, and there were now only Aaron and his two sons to do it; God appoints the Levites to attend them. Those whom God finds work for, he will find help for. The Levites were taken instead of the first-born. When He that made us, saves us, as the first-born of Israel were saved, we are laid under further obligations to serve him faithfully. God's right to us by redemption, confirms the right he has to us by creation.
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