Deuteronomy 18:8
New International Version
He is to share equally in their benefits, even though he has received money from the sale of family possessions.

New Living Translation
He may eat his share of the sacrifices and offerings, even if he also receives support from his family.

English Standard Version
then he may have equal portions to eat, besides what he receives from the sale of his patrimony.

Berean Study Bible
They shall eat equal portions, even though he has received money from the sale of his father’s estate.

New American Standard Bible
"They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers' estates.

King James Bible
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

Christian Standard Bible
They will eat equal portions besides what he has received from the sale of the family estate.

Contemporary English Version
Some Levites may have money from selling family possessions, and others may not. But all Levites serving at the place of worship will receive the same amount of food from the sacrifices and gifts brought by the people.

Good News Translation
He is to receive the same amount of food as the other priests, and he may keep whatever his family sends him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will eat equal portions besides what he has received from the sale of the family estate."

International Standard Version
he may eat the same share as they do regardless of what he receives from his ancestral estate."

NET Bible
He must eat the same share they do, despite any profits he may gain from the sale of his family's inheritance.

New Heart English Bible
They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If he does, he'll get the same amount of food as they do, in addition to what he gets from selling his family's goods.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which is his due according to the fathers' houses.

New American Standard 1977
“They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers’ estates.

Jubilee Bible 2000
They shall have like portions to eat besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

King James 2000 Bible
They shall have equal portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his family possessions.

American King James Version
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

American Standard Version
They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He shall eat an allotted portion, besides the sale of his hereditary property.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall receive the same portion of food that the rest do: besides that which is due to him in his own city, by succession from his fathers.

Darby Bible Translation
they shall have like portions to eat, besides that which he hath sold of his patrimony.

English Revised Version
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

Webster's Bible Translation
They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

World English Bible
They shall have like portions to eat, besides that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

Young's Literal Translation
portion as portion they do eat, apart from his sold things, with the fathers.
Study Bible
Provision for Priests and Levites
7then he shall serve in the name of the LORD his God like all his fellow Levites who stand there before the LORD. 8They shall eat equal portions, even though he has received money from the sale of his father’s estate.
Cross References
Leviticus 27:30
Thus any tithe from the land, whether from the seed of the land or the fruit of the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD.

Numbers 18:21
Behold, I have given to the Levites all the tithes in Israel as an inheritance in return for the work they do, the service of the Tent of Meeting.

Deuteronomy 18:7
then he shall serve in the name of the LORD his God like all his fellow Levites who stand there before the LORD.

2 Chronicles 31:4
Moreover, he commanded the people living in Jerusalem to make a contribution for the priests and Levites so that they could devote themselves to the Law of the LORD.

Nehemiah 12:44
And on that same day men were appointed over the rooms that housed the supplies, contributions, firstfruits, and tithes. The portions specified by the Law for the priests and Levites were gathered into these storerooms from the fields of the villages, because Judah rejoiced over the priests and Levites who were serving.

Treasury of Scripture

They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which comes of the sale of his patrimony.

like portions

Leviticus 7:8,9,14
And the priest that offereth any man's burnt offering, even the priest shall have to himself the skin of the burnt offering which he hath offered…

Nehemiah 12:44,47
And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited…

Luke 10:7
And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house.







Lexicon
They shall eat
יֹאכֵ֑לוּ (yō·ḵê·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

equal portions,
חֵ֥לֶק (ḥê·leq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2506: Portion, tract, territory

even though
לְבַ֥ד (lə·ḇaḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of

he has received [money] from
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the sale
מִמְכָּרָ֖יו (mim·kā·rāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4465: Merchandise, a selling

of his father’s estate.
הָאָבֽוֹת׃ (hā·’ā·ḇō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father
(8) They shall have like portions to eat, beside that.--The Levite thus dedicated was to have the same allowance from tithes as the rest who served at the tabernacle, beside the proceeds of the patrimony which he would have had in his own Levitical city.

18:1-8 Care is taken that the priests entangle not themselves with the affairs of this life, nor enrich themselves with the wealth of this world; they have better things to mind. Care is likewise taken that they want not the comforts and conveniences of this life. The people must provide for them. He that has the benefit of solemn religious assemblies, ought to give help for the comfortable support of those that minister in such assemblies.
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