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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.

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


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 sons of Israel, the priests, the Levites H3879 and the rest of the [fn]exiles, celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - Then they appointed the priests to their divisions and the Levites H3879 in their orders for the service of God [fn]in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I have issued a decree that any of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites H3879 in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:24 - “We also inform you that it is not allowed to [fn]impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, H3879 singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.

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