Numbers 3:28
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New International Version
The number of all the males a month old or more was 8,600. The Kohathites were responsible for the care of the sanctuary.

King James Bible
In the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, were eight thousand and six hundred, keeping the charge of the sanctuary.

Darby Bible Translation
According to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, there were eight thousand six hundred, who kept the charge of the sanctuary.

World English Bible
According to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, there were eight thousand six hundred, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary.

Young's Literal Translation
In number, all the males, from a son of a month and upward, are eight thousand and six hundred, keeping the charge of the sanctuary.

Numbers 3:28 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Seven thousand and five hundred - Perhaps originally ר resh, 200, instead of ך caph, 500; see the following note Numbers 3:39 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

eight thousand

Numbers 4:35,36 From thirty years old and upward even to fifty years old, every one that enters into the service...

keeping

Numbers 3:7,31 And they shall keep his charge, and the charge of the whole congregation before the tabernacle of the congregation...

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Fifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

The Fifth Commandment
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.' Exod 20: 12. Having done with the first table, I am next to speak of the duties of the second table. The commandments may be likened to Jacob's ladder: the first table respects God, and is the top of the ladder that reaches to heaven; the second respects superiors and inferiors, and is the foot of the ladder that rests on the earth. By the first table, we walk religiously towards God; by
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Numbers 3:27
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