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25-30 Responsibilities:

The responsibility of these two clans of Levites was the care of the Tabernacle: its coverings, its entry drapes, the drapes covering the fence surrounding the courtyard, the screen at the entrance of the courtyard surrounding the Tabernacle, the altar, and all the ropes used in tying the Tabernacle together.

Levi’s sonLevi’s grandsons (clan names)CensusLeaderCamp Location
KohathAmran, Izhar, Hebron, Uzziel8,600Elizaphan (son of Uzziel)South side of Tabernacle

31-35 Responsibilities:

The responsibility of these four clans of Levites was the care of the Ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the various utensils used in the Tabernacle, the veil, and any repairs needed on any of these items. (Note: Eleazar, Aaron’s son, shall be the chief administrator over the leaders of the Levites, with special responsibility for the oversight of the sanctuary.)

Levi’s sonLevi’s grandsons (clan names)CensusLeaderCamp Location
MerariMahli, Mushi6,200Zuriel (son of Abihail)North side of Tabernacle
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30 The leader of the families of the Kohathite clans was Elizaphan(A) son of Uzziel. 31 They were responsible for the care of the ark,(B) the table,(C) the lampstand,(D) the altars,(E) the articles(F) of the sanctuary used in ministering, the curtain,(G) and everything related to their use.(H) 32 The chief leader of the Levites was Eleazar(I) son of Aaron, the priest. He was appointed over those who were responsible(J) for the care of the sanctuary.(K)

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