1 Chronicles 23:3
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New Living Translation
All the Levites who were thirty years old or older were counted, and the total came to 38,000.

King James Bible
Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty and eight thousand.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward; and their number, by their polls, man by man, was thirty-eight thousand.

World English Bible
The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty-eight thousand.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Levites are numbered from a son of thirty years and upward, and their number, by their polls, is of mighty men thirty and eight thousand.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

23:3 Upwards - Not only 'till fifty, as it was appointed, Numb 4:2,3, but even 'till their death: for that was but a temporary law grounded upon a special reason, because the Levites were employed in carrying the tabernacle and sacred vessels from place to place; and therefore God would have them freed from those burdens when they came to feel the infirmities of age: which reason wholly ceasing upon the building of the temple, their work being far easier than it had been, and their service being more a privilege than a burden, their time of service is justly prolonged.

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Numbers 4:3
List all the men between the ages of thirty and fifty who are eligible to serve in the Tabernacle.

Numbers 4:23
List all the men between the ages of thirty and fifty who are eligible to serve in the Tabernacle.

Numbers 4:48
numbered 8,580.

Numbers 8:24
"This is the rule the Levites must follow: They must begin serving in the Tabernacle at the age of twenty-five,

1 Chronicles 23:2
David summoned all the leaders of Israel, together with the priests and Levites.

1 Chronicles 23:24
These were the descendants of Levi by clans, the leaders of their family groups, registered carefully by name. Each had to be twenty years old or older to qualify for service in the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 31:16
They distributed the gifts to all males three years old or older, regardless of their place in the genealogical records. The distribution went to all who would come to the LORD's Temple to perform their daily duties according to their divisions.

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