Numbers 4:30
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New International Version
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

King James Bible
From thirty years old and upward even unto fifty years old shalt thou number them, every one that entereth into the service, to do the work of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Darby Bible Translation
from thirty years old and upward even to fifty years old shalt thou number them, every one that entereth into the labour, to perform the service of the tent of meeting.

World English Bible
you shall count them from thirty years old and upward even to fifty years old, everyone who enters on the service, to do the work of the Tent of Meeting.

Young's Literal Translation
from a son of thirty years and upward even unto a son of fifty years thou dost number them, every one who is going in to the host, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

When the holy things are covered - Literally, כבלע keballa, when they are swallowed down; which shows the promptitude with which every thing belonging to the holy of holies was put out of sight, for these mysteries must ever be treated with the deepest reverence; and indeed without this they could not have been to them the representatives of heavenly realities. See the concluding note Numbers 4:36 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

service. Heb. warfare

Numbers 4:3,23 From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host...

Psalm 110:1-7 The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool...

1 Timothy 6:11,12 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness...

2 Timothy 2:4 No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.

2 Timothy 4:7,8 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith...

Library
The Warfare of Christian Service
'All that enter in to perform the service, to do the work in the tabernacle.' NUM. iv. 23. These words occur in the series of regulations as to the functions of the Levites in the Tabernacle worship. The words 'to perform the service' are, as the margin tells us, literally, to 'war the warfare.' Although it may be difficult to say why such very prosaic and homely work as carrying the materials of the Tabernacle and the sacrificial vessels was designated by such a term, the underlying suggestion is
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Numbers 4:3
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

Numbers 4:29
"Count the Merarites by their clans and families.

Numbers 4:31
As part of all their service at the tent, they are to carry the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts and bases,

Numbers 8:24
"This applies to the Levites: Men twenty-five years old or more shall come to take part in the work at the tent of meeting,

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