KJV LexiconAnd they shall be upon Aaron
Aharon, the brother of Moses -- Aaron.
and upon his sons
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
when they come
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
in unto the tabernacle
a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) -- covering, (dwelling)(place), home, tabernacle, tent.
of the congregation
appointed (sign, time), (place of, solemn) assembly, congregation, (set, solemn) feast, (appointed, due) season, solemn(-ity), synogogue, (set) time (appointed).
or when they come near
to be or come (causatively, bring) near (for any purpose); euphemistically, to lie with a woman; as an enemy, to attack; relig. to worship;
unto the altar
an altar -- altar.
to attend as a menial or worshipper; figuratively, to contribute to -- minister (unto), (do) serve(-ant, -ice, -itor), wait on.
in the holy
a sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity -- consecrated (thing), dedicated (thing), hallowed (thing), holiness, (most) holy (day, portion, thing), saint, sanctuary.
place that they bear
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
perversity, i.e. (moral) evil -- fault, iniquity, mischeif, punishment (of iniquity), sin.
causatively, to kill
it shall be a statute
appointed, custom, manner, ordinance, site, statute.
concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always
unto him and his seed
seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity -- carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing-time.
the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they enter the tent of meeting, or when they approach the altar to minister in the holy place, so that they do not incur guilt and die. It shall be a statute forever to him and to his descendants after him.
King James Bible
And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed after him.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
These must be worn by Aaron and his sons whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the sanctuary area, so that they do not incur guilt and die. This is to be a permanent statute for Aaron and for his future descendants."
International Standard Version
They shall be on Aaron and his sons when they enter the Tent of Meeting or when they approach the altar to minister in the Holy Place so they don't incur guilt and die. This is to be a perpetual ordinance for him and for his descendants after him."
These must be on Aaron and his sons when they enter to the tent of meeting, or when they approach the altar to minister in the Holy Place, so that they bear no iniquity and die. It is to be a perpetual ordinance for him and for his descendants after him.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Aaron and his sons must wear them when they go into the tent of meeting or when they come near the altar to serve as priests in the holy place. Then they will be blameless and won't die. "This is a permanent law for him and his descendants."
King James 2000 Bible
And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of meeting, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute forever unto him and his descendants after him.
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