Numbers 3:29
New International Version
The Kohathite clans were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle.

New Living Translation
and they were assigned the area south of the Tabernacle for their camp.

English Standard Version
The clans of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle,

Berean Study Bible
The clans of the Kohathites were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle,

King James Bible
The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.

New King James Version
The families of the children of Kohath were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle.

New American Standard Bible
The families of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle,

NASB 1995
The families of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the southward side of the tabernacle,

NASB 1977
The families of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the southward side of the tabernacle,

Amplified Bible
The families of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle,

Christian Standard Bible
The clans of the Kohathites camped on the south side of the tabernacle,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The clans of the Kohathites camped on the south side of the tabernacle,

American Standard Version
The families of the sons of Kohath shall encamp on the side of the tabernacle southward.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the family of the house of Qahath will dwell on the borders of the Tabernacle from the South.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The families of the sons of Caath, shall encamp beside the tabernacle toward the south.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And shall camp on the south side.

English Revised Version
The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.

Good News Translation
This clan was to camp on the south side of the Tent,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The families descended from Kohath put up their tents on the south side of the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Kohath encamped beside the tent toward the south.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The families of the sons of Kohath were to pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward;

Literal Standard Version
The families of the sons of Kohath encamp southward by the side of the Dwelling Place.

NET Bible
The families of the Kohathites were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle.

New Heart English Bible
The families of the sons of Kohath shall camp on the south side of the tabernacle.

World English Bible
The families of the sons of Kohath shall encamp on the south side of the tabernacle.

Young's Literal Translation
The families of the sons of Kohath encamp by the side of the tabernacle southward.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Kohathites
28The number of all the males a month old or more was 8,600. They were responsible for the duties of the sanctuary. 29The clans of the Kohathites were to camp on the south side of the tabernacle, 30and the leader of the families of the Kohathites was Elizaphan son of Uzziel.…

Cross References
Numbers 1:53
But the Levites are to camp around the tabernacle of the Testimony and watch over it, so that no wrath will fall on the congregation of Israel. So the Levites are responsible for the tabernacle of the Testimony."

Numbers 3:28
The number of all the males a month old or more was 8,600. They were responsible for the duties of the sanctuary.

Numbers 3:30
and the leader of the families of the Kohathites was Elizaphan son of Uzziel.


Treasury of Scripture

The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.

Numbers 3:23
The families of the Gershonites shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward.

Numbers 1:53
But the Levites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no wrath upon the congregation of the children of Israel: and the Levites shall keep the charge of the tabernacle of testimony.

Numbers 2:10
On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben according to their armies: and the captain of the children of Reuben shall be Elizur the son of Shedeur.









(29) on the side of the tabernacle southward.--The south has its name in Hebrew (Teman) from Yamin, the right hand, because when a man stands with his face towards the east the south is on his right hand.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The clans
מִשְׁפְּחֹ֥ת (miš·pə·ḥōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people

of the Kohathites
בְּנֵי־ (bə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

were to camp
יַחֲנ֑וּ (ya·ḥă·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 2583: To incline, to decline, to pitch a, tent, gen, to encamp

on
עַ֛ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the south
תֵּימָֽנָה׃ (tê·mā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 8486: South, south wind

side
יֶ֥רֶךְ (ye·reḵ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3409: Thigh,loin, flank, side

of the tabernacle,
הַמִּשְׁכָּ֖ן (ham·miš·kān)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4908: A residence, the Tabernacle


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