New Living Translation
The Kohathites must never enter the sanctuary to look at the sacred objects for even a moment, or they will die."
King James Bible
But they shall not go in to see when the holy things are covered, lest they die.
Darby Bible Translation
but they shall not go in and see for a moment the holy things, lest they die.
World English Bible
but they shall not go in to see the sanctuary even for a moment, lest they die."
Young's Literal Translation
and they go not in to see when the holy thing is swallowed, that they have died.'
Numbers 4:20 Parallel
CommentaryNumbers 4:20 Parallel Commentaries
Then the LORD told Moses, "Go back down and warn the people not to break through the boundaries to see the LORD, or they will die.
There in the LORD's presence he will put the incense on the burning coals so that a cloud of incense will rise over the Ark's cover--the place of atonement--that rests on the Ark of the Covenant. If he follows these instructions, he will not die.
The camp will be ready to move when Aaron and his sons have finished covering the sanctuary and all the sacred articles. The Kohathites will come and carry these things to the next destination. But they must not touch the sacred objects, or they will die. So these are the things from the Tabernacle that the Kohathites must carry.
And the LORD said to Moses,
1 Samuel 6:19
But the LORD killed seventy men from Beth-shemesh because they looked into the Ark of the LORD. And the people mourned greatly because of what the LORD had done.
Jump to PreviousCovered Death Die Died Fear Holy Kohathites Minute Moment Objects Sanctuary Swallowed Themselves
Jump to NextCovered Death Die Died Fear Holy Kohathites Minute Moment Objects Sanctuary Swallowed Themselves
LinksNumbers 4:20 NIV
Numbers 4:20 NLT
Numbers 4:20 ESV
Numbers 4:20 NASB
Numbers 4:20 KJV
Numbers 4:20 Bible Apps
Numbers 4:20 Biblia Paralela
Numbers 4:20 Chinese Bible
Numbers 4:20 French Bible
Numbers 4:20 German Bible
Numbers 4:20 Commentaries