New International Version
He gave two carts and four oxen to the Gershonites, as their work required,
King James Bible
Two wagons and four oxen he gave unto the sons of Gershon, according to their service:
Darby Bible Translation
Two waggons and four oxen he gave to the sons of Gershon, according to their service;
World English Bible
He gave two wagons and four oxen to the sons of Gershon, according to their service:
Young's Literal Translation
The two of the waggons and the four of the oxen he hath given to the sons of Gershon, according to their service,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Two wagons - unto the sons of Gershon - The Gershonites carried only the curtains, coverings, and hangings, Numbers 4:25. And although this was a cumbersome carriage, and they needed the wagons, yet it was not a heavy one.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
sons of Gershon. The Gershonites being fewest in number of able men, had the less burdensome things to carry; for they carried only the curtains, coverings, and hangings. And although this was a cumbersome carriage, and they needed waggons, yet it was not a heavy one, and they needed few.
LibrarySeparation and Service.
Numbers vi, vii. INTRODUCTORY. For many years these chapters had no special interest to me; but I have never ceased to be thankful that I was early led to read the Word of GOD in regular course: it was through this habit that these chapters first became specially precious to me. I was travelling on a missionary tour in the province of CHEH-KIANG, and had to pass the night in a very wicked town. All the inns were dreadful places; and the people seemed to have their consciences seared, and their hearts …
James Hudson Taylor—Separation and Service
"You are also directed to tell them, 'Do this: Take some carts from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come.
"This is the service of the Gershonite clans in their carrying and their other work:
So Moses took the carts and oxen and gave them to the Levites.
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