Numbers 3:36
New International Version
The Merarites were appointed to take care of the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts, bases, all its equipment, and everything related to their use,

New Living Translation
These two clans were responsible for the care of the frames supporting the Tabernacle, the crossbars, the pillars, the bases, and all the equipment related to their use.

English Standard Version
And the appointed guard duty of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle, the bars, the pillars, the bases, and all their accessories; all the service connected with these;

Berean Study Bible
The duties assigned to the sons of Merari were the tabernacle’s frames, crossbars, posts, bases, and all its equipment—all the service for these items,

King James Bible
And under the custody and charge of the sons of Merari shall be the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the vessels thereof, and all that serveth thereto,

New King James Version
And the appointed duty of the children of Merari included the boards of the tabernacle, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, its utensils, all the work relating to them,

New American Standard Bible
Now the appointment of duties of the sons of Merari included the framework of the tabernacle, its bars, its pillars, its bases, all its equipment, and all the service concerning them,

NASB 1995
Now the appointed duties of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, all its equipment, and the service concerning them,

NASB 1977
Now the appointed duties of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, all its equipment, and the service concerning them,

Amplified Bible
Now the appointed responsibilities of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle, its bars, its pillars, its sockets or bases, and all the equipment, and all the service concerning them,

Christian Standard Bible
The assigned duties of Merari’s descendants involved the tabernacle’s supports, crossbars, pillars, bases, all its equipment, and all the work related to these,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The assigned duties of Merari’s descendants involved the tabernacle’s supports, crossbars, posts, bases, all its equipment, and all the work related to these,

American Standard Version
And the appointed charge of the sons of Merari shall be the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the instruments thereof, and all the service thereof,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And authority of the keeping of the sons of Merari: the boards of the Tabernacle and its bars and its posts and its sockets and all its implements and all its service.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The oversight of the charge of the sons of Merari included the chapiters of the tabernacle, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all their furniture, and their works,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Under their custody shall be the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars, and the pillars and their sockets, and all things that pertain to this kind of service:

Good News Translation
They were assigned responsibility for the frames for the Tent, its bars, posts, bases, and all its fittings. They were responsible for all the service connected with these items.

International Standard Version
The duties of the caretakers from the descendants of Merari included the boards of the tent, its bars, crossbars, sockets, all its utensils for their services,

JPS Tanakh 1917
the appointed charge of the sons of Merari being the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the instruments thereof, and all that pertaineth to the service thereof;

Literal Standard Version
And the oversight [and] charge of the sons of Merari [are] the boards of the Dwelling Place, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all its vessels, and all its service,

New American Bible
The Merarites were assigned responsibility for the boards of the tabernacle, its bars, columns, pedestals, and all its fittings—and everything pertaining to their maintenance,

NET Bible
The appointed responsibilities of the Merarites included the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, its posts, its sockets, its utensils, plus all the service connected with these things,

New Revised Standard Version
The responsibility assigned to the sons of Merari was to be the frames of the tabernacle, the bars, the pillars, the bases, and all their accessories—all the service pertaining to these;

New Heart English Bible
The appointed duty of the sons of Merari shall be the tabernacle's boards, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, all its instruments, all its service,

World English Bible
The appointed duty of the sons of Merari shall be the tabernacle's boards, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, all its instruments, all its service,

Young's Literal Translation
And the oversight -- the charge of the sons of Merari -- is the boards of the tabernacle, and its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets, and all its vessels, and all its service,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Merarites
35The leader of the families of the Merarites was Zuriel son of Abihail; they were to camp on the north side of the tabernacle. 36The duties assigned to the sons of Merari were the tabernacle’s frames, crossbars, posts, bases, and all its equipment— all the service for these items, 37as well as the posts of the surrounding courtyard with their bases, tent pegs, and ropes.…

Cross References
Numbers 3:35
The leader of the families of the Merarites was Zuriel son of Abihail; they were to camp on the north side of the tabernacle.

Numbers 3:37
as well as the posts of the surrounding courtyard with their bases, tent pegs, and ropes.


Treasury of Scripture

And under the custody and charge of the sons of Merari shall be the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the vessels thereof, and all that serves thereto,

under the custody and charge.

Numbers 4:29-33
As for the sons of Merari, thou shalt number them after their families, by the house of their fathers; …

Numbers 7:8
And four wagons and eight oxen he gave unto the sons of Merari, according unto their service, under the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.

Exodus 26:15-29,32,37
And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle of shittim wood standing up…













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The duties
מִשְׁמֶרֶת֮ (miš·me·reṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 4931: A guard, watch, charge, function

assigned
וּפְקֻדַּ֣ת (ū·p̄ə·qud·daṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6486: Oversight, mustering, visitation, store

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

of Merari
מְרָרִי֒ (mə·rā·rî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4847: Merari -- a son of Levi

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

frames,
קַרְשֵׁי֙ (qar·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7175: A slab, plank, a deck of a, ship

crossbars,
וּבְרִיחָ֖יו (ū·ḇə·rî·ḥāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1280: A bolt

posts,
וְעַמֻּדָ֣יו (wə·‘am·mu·ḏāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5982: A column, a stand, platform

bases,
וַאֲדָנָ֑יו (wa·’ă·ḏā·nāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 134: A base, pedestal

all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

its equipment,
כֵּלָ֔יו (kê·lāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

and all
וְכֹ֖ל (wə·ḵōl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the service of these [items],
עֲבֹדָתֽוֹ׃ (‘ă·ḇō·ḏā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5656: Work of any kind


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