Numbers 3:15
New International Version
“Count the Levites by their families and clans. Count every male a month old or more.”

New Living Translation
“Record the names of the members of the tribe of Levi by their families and clans. List every male who is one month old or older.”

English Standard Version
“List the sons of Levi, by fathers’ houses and by clans; every male from a month old and upward you shall list.”

Berean Study Bible
“Number the Levites by their families and clans. You are to count every male a month old or more.”

King James Bible
Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

New King James Version
“Number the children of Levi by their fathers’ houses, by their families; you shall number every male from a month old and above.”

New American Standard Bible
“Count the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward you shall count.”

NASB 1995
“Number the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward you shall number.”

NASB 1977
“Number the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward you shall number.”

Amplified Bible
“Number the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families (clans). You shall number every male from a month old and upward.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Register the Levites by their ancestral families and their clans. You are to register every male one month old or more.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Register the Levites by their ancestral houses and their clans. You are to register every male one month old or more.”

American Standard Version
Number the children of Levi by their fathers houses, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Count the sons of Levi for the house of their fathers by their families; you shall count them, every male from a son of a month and above.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Take the number of the sons of Levi, according to the houses of their families, according to their divisions; number ye them every male from a month old and upwards.

Contemporary English Version
"Now I want you to count the men and boys in the Levi tribe by families and by clans. Include every one at least a month old."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Number the sons of Levi by the houses of their fathers and their families, every male from one month and upward.

English Revised Version
Number the children of Levi by their fathers' houses, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

Good News Translation
to register the Levites by clans and families, enrolling every male a month old or older,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Count the Levites by households and families. Count every male who is at least one month old."

International Standard Version
"Number the descendants of Levi according to their ancestral houses and tribes, numbering every male from a month old and above."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Number the children of Levi by their fathers' houses, by their families; every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.'

Literal Standard Version
“Number the sons of Levi by the house of their fathers, by their families; every male from a son of a month and upward—you number them.”

NET Bible
"Number the Levites by their clans and their families; every male from a month old and upward you are to number."

New Heart English Bible
"Count the descendants of Levi by their fathers' houses, by their families. You shall count every male from a month old and upward."

World English Bible
"Count the children of Levi by their fathers' houses, by their families. You shall count every male from a month old and upward."

Young's Literal Translation
'Number the sons of Levi by the house of their fathers, by their families; every male from a son of a month and upward thou dost number them.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Registration of the Levites
14Then the LORD spoke to Moses in the Wilderness of Sinai, saying, 15“Number the Levites by their families and clans. You are to count every male a month old or more.” 16So Moses numbered them according to the word of the LORD, as he had been commanded.…

Cross References
Numbers 1:47
The Levites, however, were not numbered along with them by the tribe of their fathers.

Numbers 3:16
So Moses numbered them according to the word of the LORD, as he had been commanded.

Numbers 3:40
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Number every firstborn male of the Israelites a month old or more, and list their names.


Treasury of Scripture

Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shall you number them.

Numbers 3:22,28,34,39,40,43
Those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, even those that were numbered of them were seven thousand and five hundred…

Numbers 18:15,16
Every thing that openeth the matrix in all flesh, which they bring unto the LORD, whether it be of men or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou redeem…

Numbers 26:62
And those that were numbered of them were twenty and three thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they were not numbered among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance given them among the children of Israel.









(15) From a month old and upward . . . --The males of the other tribes had been numbered "from twenty years old and upward" (Numbers 1:3). The firstborn males, however, among all the children of Israel, in whose place the Levites were taken, wer-directed to be numbered "from a month old and upward" (Numbers 3:40; Numbers 3:43); and this was the age afterwards fixed for their redemption (Numbers 18:16).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Register
פְּקֹד֙ (pə·qōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

the Levites
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

by their families
אֲבֹתָ֖ם (’ă·ḇō·ṯām)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father

and clans.
לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָ֑ם (lə·miš·pə·ḥō·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people

You are to count
תִּפְקְדֵֽם׃ (tip̄·qə·ḏêm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

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

male
זָכָ֛ר (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2145: Remembered, a male

a month old
מִבֶּן־ (mib·ben-)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

or more.”
וָמַ֖עְלָה (wā·ma‘·lāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4605: The upper part, with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top


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