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They will be joined to you to perform the duties associated with the tent of meeting, all the labor pertaining to the tent. But no unauthorized person[a] shall come near you. You shall perform the duties of the sanctuary and of the altar, that wrath may not fall again upon the Israelites.

I hereby take your kinsmen, the Levites, from among the Israelites; they are a gift to you,(A) dedicated to the Lord for the labor they perform for the tent of meeting.

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Footnotes

  1. 18:4 Unauthorized person: here, “one who is not a Levite”; in v. 7, “one who is not a priest.”
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