Numbers 16:10
New International Version
He has brought you and all your fellow Levites near himself, but now you are trying to get the priesthood too.

New Living Translation
Korah, he has already given this special ministry to you and your fellow Levites. Are you now demanding the priesthood as well?

English Standard Version
and that he has brought you near him, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you? And would you seek the priesthood also?

Berean Study Bible
He has brought you near, you and all your fellow Levites, but you are seeking the priesthood as well.

New American Standard Bible
and that He has brought you near, Korah, and all your brothers, sons of Levi, with you? And are you seeking for the priesthood also?

King James Bible
And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?

Christian Standard Bible
He has brought you near, and all your fellow Levites who are with you, but you are pursuing the priesthood as well.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD has given you a special responsibility, and now, Korah, you think you should also be his priest.

Good News Translation
He has let you and all the other Levites have this honor--and now you are trying to get the priesthood too!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He has brought you near, and all your fellow Levites who are with you, but you are seeking the priesthood as well.

International Standard Version
He brought you near, along with all of your relatives, the descendants of Levi. Are you also seeking the priesthood?

NET Bible
He has brought you near and all your brothers, the sons of Levi, with you. Do you now seek the priesthood also?

New Heart English Bible
and that he has brought you near, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you? and do you seek the priesthood also?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He has brought you and all the other Levites near himself, but now you demand to be priests.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and that He hath brought thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee? and will ye seek the priesthood also?

New American Standard 1977
and that He has brought you near, Korah, and all your brothers, sons of Levi, with you? And are you seeking for the priesthood also?

Jubilee Bible 2000
And that he has brought thee near to him and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee, and ye seek the priesthood also?

King James 2000 Bible
And he has brought you near to him, and all your brethren the sons of Levi with you: and seek you the priesthood also?

American King James Version
And he has brought you near to him, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you: and seek you the priesthood also?

American Standard Version
and that he hath brought thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee? and seek ye the priesthood also?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he has brought thee near and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee, and do ye seek to be priests also?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Did he therefore make thee and all thy brethren the sons of Levi to approach unto him, that you should challenge to yourselves the priesthood also,

Darby Bible Translation
-- that he has brought thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee; and seek ye now the priesthood also?

English Revised Version
and that he hath brought thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee? and seek ye the priesthood also?

Webster's Bible Translation
And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?

World English Bible
and that he has brought you near, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you? and do you seek the priesthood also?

Young's Literal Translation
yea, He doth bring thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee -- and ye have sought also the priesthood!
Study Bible
Korah's Rebellion
9Is it not enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel and brought you near to Himself to perform the work at the LORD’s tabernacle, and to stand before the congregation to minister to them? 10He has brought you near, you and all your fellow Levites, but you are seeking the priesthood as well. 11Therefore, it is you and all your followers who have conspired against the LORD! As for Aaron, who is he that you should grumble against him?”…
Cross References
Numbers 3:10
So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons to carry out the duties of the priesthood; but any layman who approaches the tabernacle must be put to death."

Numbers 18:1
So the LORD said to Aaron, "You, your sons, and your father's house must bear the iniquity against the sanctuary. And you and your sons alone must bear the iniquity against the priesthood.

Judges 17:12
Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.

Treasury of Scripture

And he has brought you near to him, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you: and seek you the priesthood also?

and seek

Proverbs 13:10
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Matthew 20:21,22
And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom…

Luke 22:24
And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.







Lexicon
He has brought you near,
וַיַּקְרֵב֙ (way·yaq·rêḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7126: To come near, approach

[you] and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your fellow
אַחֶ֥יךָ (’a·ḥe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 251: A brother, )

Levites,
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

but you are seeking
וּבִקַּשְׁתֶּ֖ם (ū·ḇiq·qaš·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

the priesthood
כְּהֻנָּֽה׃ (kə·hun·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3550: Priesthood

as well.
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and
(10) And seek ye the priesthood also?--The Targums of Onkelos and Jonathan understand the reference to be to the high priesthood. As the other Levites who belonged to Korah's company sought the priesthood, so Korah may have aimed at the high priesthood.

16:1-11 Pride and ambition occasion a great deal of mischief both in churches and states. The rebels quarrel with the settlement of the priesthood upon Aaron and his family. Small reason they had to boast of the people's purity, or of God's favour, as the people had been so often and so lately polluted with sin, and were now under the marks of God's displeasure. They unjustly charge Moses and Aaron with taking honour to themselves; whereas they were called of God to it. See here, 1. What spirit levellers are of; those who resist the powers God has set over them. 2. What usage they have been serviceable. Moses sought instruction from God. The heart of the wise studies to answer, and asks counsel of God. Moses shows their privileges as Levites, and convicts them of the sin of undervaluing these privileges. It will help to keep us from envying those above us, duly to consider how many there are below us.
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