47 The ancestral tribe of the Levites,(A) however, was not counted(B) along with the others.

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47 But the Levites after the tribe of their fathers were not numbered among them.

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57 These were the Levites(A) who were counted by their clans:

through Gershon, the Gershonite clan;

through Kohath, the Kohathite clan;

through Merari, the Merarite clan.

58 These also were Levite clans:

the Libnite clan,

the Hebronite clan,

the Mahlite clan,

the Mushite clan,

the Korahite clan.

(Kohath was the forefather of Amram;(B) 59 the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed,(C) a descendant of Levi, who was born to the Levites[a] in Egypt. To Amram she bore Aaron, Moses(D) and their sister(E) Miriam.(F) 60 Aaron was the father of Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.(G) 61 But Nadab and Abihu(H) died when they made an offering before the Lord with unauthorized fire.)(I)

62 All the male Levites a month old or more numbered 23,000.(J) They were not counted(K) along with the other Israelites because they received no inheritance(L) among them.(M)

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  1. Numbers 26:59 Or Jochebed, a daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi
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57 And these are they that were numbered of the Levites after their families: of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites: of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites: of Merari, the family of the Merarites.

58 These are the families of the Levites: the family of the Libnites, the family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the family of the Mushites, the family of the Korathites. And Kohath begat Amram.

59 And the name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.

60 And unto Aaron was born Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

61 And Nadab and Abihu died, when they offered strange fire before the Lord.

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.

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