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Lexicon :: Strong's H3879 - lēvay

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Part of Speech
masculine patrial noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to לִוְיָה (H3880)
Strong’s Definitions

לֵוִי Lêvîy, lay-vee'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H3880:—Levite.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3879 in the following manner: Levite (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3879 in the following manner: Levite (4x).
  1. Levite = see Levi "joined to"

    1. the descendants of Levi, the 3rd son of Jacob by Leah

      1. the tribe descended from Levi specially set aside by God for His service

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֵוִי Lêvîy, lay-vee'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H3880:—Levite.
STRONGS H3879: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [לֵוָי] name, of a people Levite (Biblical Hebrew H3878 לִוֵי); — plural emphatic לויא Kt, לְוָאֵי Qr (K§§ 61, 6); 52. d), Ezra 6:16, Ezra 6:18; Ezra 7:13, Ezra 7:24 (all + priests).
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6:16; 6:18; 7:13; 7:24


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Strong's Number H3879 matches the Hebrew לֵוַי (lēvay),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:16 - And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, H3879 and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites H3879 in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, H3879 in my realm, which are minded of their own freewill to go up to Jerusalem, go with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:24 - Also we certify you, that touching any of the priests and Levites, H3879 singers, porters, Nethinims, or ministers of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose toll, tribute, or custom, upon them.
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