Deuteronomy 14:27
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New International Version
And do not neglect the Levites living in your towns, for they have no allotment or inheritance of their own.

New Living Translation
And do not neglect the Levites in your town, for they will receive no allotment of land among you.

English Standard Version
And you shall not neglect the Levite who is within your towns, for he has no portion or inheritance with you.

Berean Study Bible
And do not neglect the Levite within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance among you.

New American Standard Bible
"Also you shall not neglect the Levite who is in your town, for he has no portion or inheritance among you.

King James Bible
And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee.

Christian Standard Bible
Do not neglect the Levite within your city gates, since he has no portion or inheritance among you.

Contemporary English Version
And since people of the Levi tribe won't own any land for growing crops, remember to ask the Levites to celebrate with you.

Good News Translation
"Do not neglect the Levites who live in your towns; they have no property of their own.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not neglect the Levite within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance among you."

International Standard Version
"But you must not forget the descendant of Levi in your town because there is no tribal allotment for him as there is for you.

NET Bible
As for the Levites in your villages, you must not ignore them, for they have no allotment or inheritance along with you.

New Heart English Bible
The Levite who is within your gates, you shall not forsake him; for he has no portion nor inheritance with you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never forget to take care of the Levites who live in your cities. They have no land of their own as you have.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee.

New American Standard 1977
“Also you shall not neglect the Levite who is in your town, for he has no portion or inheritance among you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And thou shalt not forsake the Levite that dwells within thy gates, for he has no part nor inheritance with thee.

King James 2000 Bible
And the Levite that is within your gates; you shall not forsake him; for he has no part nor inheritance with you.

American King James Version
And the Levite that is within your gates; you shall not forsake him; for he has no part nor inheritance with you.

American Standard Version
And the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Levite that is within thy gates, beware thou forsake him not, because he hath no other part in thy possession.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt not forsake the Levite that is within thy gates; for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee.

English Revised Version
and the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee.

World English Bible
The Levite who is within your gates, you shall not forsake him; for he has no portion nor inheritance with you.

Young's Literal Translation
As to the Levite who is within thy gates, thou dost not forsake him, for he hath no portion and inheritance with thee.
Study Bible
Giving Tithes
26Then you may spend the money on anything you desire: cattle, sheep, wine, strong drink, or anything you wish. You are to feast there in the presence of the LORD your God and rejoice with your household. 27And do not neglect the Levite within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance among you. 28At the end of every three years, bring a tenth of all your produce for that year and lay it up within your gates.…
Cross References
Numbers 18:20
Then the LORD said to Aaron, "You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any portion among them. I am your portion and your inheritance among the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 10:9
That is why Levi has no portion or inheritance among his brothers; the LORD is his inheritance, as the LORD your God promised him.

Deuteronomy 12:12
And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God--you, your sons and daughters, and your menservants and maidservants, and the Levite within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance among you.

Deuteronomy 12:19
and be careful not to neglect the Levites as long as you live in your land.

Deuteronomy 18:12
For whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD, and because of these detestable things the LORD your God is driving out the nations before you.

Treasury of Scripture

And the Levite that is within your gates; you shall not forsake him; for he has no part nor inheritance with you.

the Levite

Deuteronomy 14:29 And the Levite, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) …

Deuteronomy 12:12,18,19 And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you, and your sons, …

Galatians 6:6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate to him that teaches …

1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, …

he hath no

Deuteronomy 14:29 And the Levite, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) …

Deuteronomy 18:1,2 The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no …

Numbers 18:20 And the LORD spoke to Aaron, You shall have no inheritance in their …







And the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him,.... As not from giving him the first tithe, as Jarchi remarks, so he was not to forget him in this; he was not to leave him behind, but take him with him to partake of this entertainment:

for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee in the land: see Deuteronomy 12:12. 14:22-29 A second portion from the produce of their land was required. The whole appointment evidently was against the covetousness, distrust, and selfishness of the human heart. It promoted friendliness, liberality, and cheerfulness, and raised a fund for the relief of the poor. They were taught that their worldly portion was most comfortably enjoyed, when shared with their brethren who were in want. If we thus serve God, and do good with what we have, it is promised that the Lord our God will bless us in all the works of our land. The blessing of God is all to our outward prosperity; and without that blessing, the work of our hands will bring nothing to pass. The blessing descends upon the working hand. Expect not that God should bless thee in thy idleness and love of ease. And it descends upon the giving hand. He who thus scatters, certainly increases; and to be free and generous in the support of religion, and any good work, is the surest and safest way of thriving.
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