Numbers 8:25
New International Version
but at the age of fifty, they must retire from their regular service and work no longer.

New Living Translation
and they must retire at the age of fifty.

English Standard Version
And from the age of fifty years they shall withdraw from the duty of the service and serve no more.

Berean Study Bible
But at the age of fifty, they must retire from performing the work and no longer serve.

King James Bible
And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the service thereof, and shall serve no more:

New King James Version
and at the age of fifty years they must cease performing this work, and shall work no more.

New American Standard Bible
But at the age of fifty years they shall retire from service in the work and not work anymore.

NASB 1995
“But at the age of fifty years they shall retire from service in the work and not work any more.

NASB 1977
“But at the age of fifty years they shall retire from service in the work and not work any more.

Amplified Bible
but at the age of fifty years, they shall retire from the service of the [tabernacle] work and serve no longer.

Christian Standard Bible
But at fifty years old he is to retire from his service in the work and no longer serve.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But at 50 years old he is to retire from his service in the work and no longer serve.

American Standard Version
and from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the work, and shall serve no more,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And from fifty years old he will return from power of service and he shall serve no more.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And from fifty years old the Levites shall cease from the ministry, and shall not work any longer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they shall have accomplished the fiftieth year of their age, they shall cease to serve:

Good News Translation
and at the age of fifty he shall retire.

International Standard Version
but starting at 50 years of age, he is to retire from service and is no longer to work.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and from the age of fifty years they shall return from the service of the work, and shall serve no more;

Literal Standard Version
and from a son of fifty years he returns from the host of the service, and does not serve anymore,

New American Bible
But everyone fifty on up shall retire from the work force and serve no more.

NET Bible
and at the age of fifty years they must retire from performing the work and may no longer work.

New Revised Standard Version
and from the age of fifty years they shall retire from the duty of the service and serve no more.

New Heart English Bible
and from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting on the work, and shall serve no more,

World English Bible
and from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting on the work, and shall serve no more,

Young's Literal Translation
and from a son of fifty years he doth return from the host of the service, and doth not serve any more,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Retirement for Levites
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. 25But at the age of fifty, they must retire from performing the work and no longer serve. 26After that, they may assist their brothers in fulfilling their duties at the Tent of Meeting, but they themselves are not to do the work. This is how you are to assign responsibilities to the Levites.”…

Cross References
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.

Numbers 8:26
After that, they may assist their brothers in fulfilling their duties at the Tent of Meeting, but they themselves are not to do the work. This is how you are to assign responsibilities to the Levites."


Treasury of Scripture

And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting on the service thereof, and shall serve no more:

Numbers 4:23
From thirty years old and upward until fifty years old shalt thou number them; all that enter in to perform the service, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But at the age
וּמִבֶּן֙ (ū·mib·ben)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

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

they must retire
יָשׁ֖וּב (yā·šūḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from performing
מִצְּבָ֣א (miṣ·ṣə·ḇā)
Preposition-m | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

the work
הָעֲבֹדָ֑ה (hā·‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5656: Work of any kind

and no
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

longer
עֽוֹד׃ (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

serve.
יַעֲבֹ֖ד (ya·‘ă·ḇōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave


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