Numbers 4:3
New International Version
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

New Living Translation
List all the men between the ages of thirty and fifty who are eligible to serve in the Tabernacle.

English Standard Version
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, all who can come on duty, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

Berean Study Bible
men from thirty to fifty years old—everyone who is qualified to serve in the work at the Tent of Meeting.

New American Standard Bible
from thirty years and upward, even to fifty years old, all who enter the service to do the work in the tent of meeting.

King James Bible
From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

Christian Standard Bible
men from thirty years old to fifty years old--everyone who is qualified to do work at the tent of meeting.

Good News Translation
and to register all the men between the ages of thirty and fifty who were qualified to work in the Tent of the LORD's presence.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
men from 30 years old to 50 years old--everyone who is qualified to do work at the tent of meeting."

International Standard Version
from 30 years and older through the age of 50 years, from everyone who can enter the service to perform work at the Tent of Meeting.

NET Bible
from thirty years old and upward to fifty years old, all who enter the company to do the work in the tent of meeting.

New Heart English Bible
from thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all who enter into the service, to do the work in the Tent of Meeting.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Register all the men between the ages of 30 and 50 who are qualified to work at the tent of meeting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
from thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter upon the service, to do work in the tent of meeting.

New American Standard 1977
from thirty years and upward, even to fifty years old, all who enter the service to do the work in the tent of meeting.

Jubilee Bible 2000
from thirty years old and upward until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do work in the tabernacle of the testimony.

King James 2000 Bible
From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter the service , to do the work in the tabernacle of meeting.

American King James Version
From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

American Standard Version
from thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter upon the service, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
from twenty-five years old and upward until fifty years, every one that goes in to minister, to do all the works in the tabernacle of witness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From thirty years old and upward, to fifty years old, of all that go in to stand and to minister in the tabernacle of the covenant.

Darby Bible Translation
from thirty years old and upward even unto fifty years old, all that enter into the service, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

English Revised Version
from thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter upon the service, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

Webster's Bible Translation
From thirty years old and upward, even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

World English Bible
from thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all who enter into the service, to do the work in the Tent of Meeting.

Young's Literal Translation
from a son of thirty years and upward, even till a son of fifty years, every one going in to the host, to do work in the tent of meeting.
Study Bible
The Duties of the Kohathites
2“Take a census of the Kohathites among the Levites by their clans and families, 3men from thirty to fifty years old— everyone who is qualified to serve in the work at the Tent of Meeting. 4This service of the Kohathites at the Tent of Meeting regards the most holy things.…
Cross References
Numbers 4:2
"Take a census of the Kohathites among the Levites by their clans and families,

Numbers 4:4
This service of the Kohathites at the Tent of Meeting regards the most holy things.

Numbers 4:23
from thirty to fifty years old, counting everyone who comes to serve in the work at the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 4:30
from thirty to fifty years old, counting everyone who comes to serve in the work of the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 8:24
"This applies to the Levites: Men twenty-five years of age or older shall enter to perform the service in the work at the Tent of Meeting.

2 Samuel 5:4
David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years.

1 Chronicles 23:3
The Levites thirty years of age and older were counted, and the total number of men was 38,000.

1 Chronicles 23:24
These were the descendants of Levi by their families--the heads of families, registered individually by name--those twenty years of age or older who worked in the service of the house of the LORD.

Ezra 3:8
In the second month of the second year after they had arrived at the house of God in Jerusalem, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, Jeshua son of Jozadak, and the rest of their associates including the priests, the Levites, and all who had returned to Jerusalem from the captivity, began the work. They appointed Levites twenty years of age or older to supervise the construction of the house of the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

thirty years

Numbers 8:24-26
This is it that belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service of the tabernacle of the congregation: …

Genesis 41:46
And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.

1 Chronicles 23:3,24-27
Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty and eight thousand…

enter

2 Kings 11:4-12
And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains and the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the LORD, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the LORD, and shewed them the king's son…

2 Chronicles 23:1-11
And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him…

2 Corinthians 10:3,4
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: …

to do

Numbers 3:7,8
And they shall keep his charge, and the charge of the whole congregation before the tabernacle of the congregation, to do the service of the tabernacle…

Numbers 16:9
Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?

1 Chronicles 6:48
Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.







Lexicon
men from thirty
שְׁלֹשִׁ֤ים (šə·lō·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7970: Thirty, thirtieth

to
וְעַ֖ד (wə·‘aḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

fifty
חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים (ḥă·miš·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2572: Fifty

years old—
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

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

who is qualified
בָּא֙ (bā)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to serve
לַצָּבָ֔א (laṣ·ṣā·ḇā)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

in the work
מְלָאכָ֖ה (mə·lā·ḵāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4399: Deputyship, ministry, employment, work, property

at the Tent
בְּאֹ֥הֶל (bə·’ō·hel)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 168: A tent

of Meeting.
מוֹעֵֽד׃ (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting
(3) From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old.--The previous census of the Levites was from a month old. The present census was with a view to the discharge of duties requiring a considerable amount of physical strength, and hence the prescribed age for entering upon these duties was fixed at this time at thirty, and limited to fifty. It has been supposed by some that five years were spent in preparation for the service, and that it is in this way that the apparent discrepancy between this verse and Numbers 8:24, where the age for entering upon the service is fixed at twenty-five, is to be reconciled. (See Note on Numbers 8:24.) In Eastern countries the strength fails at an earlier period than in colder and more temperate climates. Thirty was the age at which John the Baptist and our Lord entered upon their public ministry.

All that enter into the host.--Or, every one who enters upon the service. The word zaba, commonly rendered host, and used elsewhere to denote military service, is here used to denote the service of the sanctuary.

Verse 3. - From thirty years old and upward. The age at which they became liable for service was shortly after reduced to twenty-five (Numbers 8:24), and at a later period to twenty (1 Chronicles 23:27). In the wilderness a larger number of the men might be required to attend to their own camps, and their own families; but the explanation may probably be found in the unusually large proportion who were at this time between the ages of thirty and fifty. The Septuagint has altered thirty into twenty-five to make it agree with Numbers 8:24. Thirty years became among the Jews the perfect age at which a man attained to full maturity, and entered upon all his fights and duties (cf. Luke 3:23). Into the host. Not the military ranks, but the militia sacra of the Lord. To do the work. Literally, "to war the warfare." 4:1-3 The middle-aged men of the tribe of Levi, all from thirty years old to fifty, were to be employed in the service of the tabernacle. The service of God requires the best of our strength, and the prime portion of our time, which cannot be better spent than to the honour of Him who is the First and Best. And the service of God should be done when we are most lively and active. Those do not consider this who put off repentance to old age, and so leave the best work to be done in the worst time.
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