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Dictionaries :: Levites, The

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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Levites, The: Descended from Jacob's Third Son

Gen 29:34; Hbr 7:9,10

Levites, The: Prophecies Respecting

Gen 49:5,7; Deu 33:8-11

Levites, The: Originally consisted for three families or divisions

Num 3:17; 1Ch 6:16-48

Levites, The: Not Numbered with Israel

Num 1:47-49

Levites, The: Numbered Separately after the People from a Month

Num 3:14-16,39

Levites, The: Families, as Numbered

Of Gershom

Num 3:18,21,22

Of Kohath

Num 3:19,27,28

Of Merari

Num 3:20,33,34

Levites, The: Chosen by God for Service of the Sanctuary

1Ch 15:2; Num 3:6

Levites, The: Were Consecrated

Num 8:6,14

Levites, The: Taken Instead of the First-Born of Israel

Num 3:12,13,40-45; 8:16-18

Levites, The: Zeal against idolatry a cause of their appointment

Exd 32:26-28; Deu 33:9,10

Levites, The: Entered on their service at twenty-five years of age

Num 8:24

Levites, The: Numbered as Ministers at Thirty

Num 4:3,23-49

Levites, The: Superannuated at Fifty

Num 8:25

Levites, The: When superannuated required to perform the less arduous

Num 8:26

Levites, The: Ceremonies at Consecration Of

Cleansing and purifying

Num 8:7

Making a sin-offering for

Num 8:8,12

Elders of Israel laying their hands on them

Num 8:9,10

Presenting them to God as an offering for the people

Num 8:11,15

Setting before the priest and presenting them as their offering to God

Num 8:13

Levites, The: Given to Aaron and Sons

Num 3:9; 8:19

Levites, The: Encamped round the Tabernacle

Num 1:50,52,53; 3:23,29,35

Levites, The: Marched in the Centre of Israel

Num 2:17

Levites, The: Services Of

Ministering to the Lord

Deu 10:8

Ministering to priests

Num 3:6,7; 18:2

Ministering to the people

2Ch 35:3

Keeping the charge of the sanctuary

Num 18:3; 1Ch 23:32

Keeping sacred instruments and vessels

Num 3:8; 1Ch 9:28,29

Keeping sacred oil, flour, &c

1Ch 9:29,30

Keeping sacred treasures

1Ch 26:20

Taking charge of the tithes, offerings, &c

2Ch 31:11-19; Neh 12:44

Doing the service of tabernacle

Num 8:19,22

Taking down, putting up, and carrying the tabernacle, &c

Num 1:50,51; 4:5-33

Preparing the sacrifices for the priests

1Ch 23:31; 2Ch 35:11

Preparing the show bread

1Ch 9:31,32; 23:29

Purifying the holy things

1Ch 23:28

Regulating weights and measures

1Ch 23:29

Teaching the people

2Ch 17:8,9; 30:22; 35:3; Neh 8:7

Blessing the people

Deu 10:8

Keeping the gates of the temple

1Ch 9:17-26; 23:5; 2Ch 35:15; Neh 12:25

Conducting the sacred music

1Ch 23:5-30; 2Ch 5:12,13; Neh 12:24,27-43

Singing praises before the army

2Ch 20:21,22

Judging and deciding in controversies

Deu 17:9; 1Ch 23:4; 2Ch 19:8

Levites, The: Guarded king's person and house in times of danger

2Ki 11:5-9; 2Ch 23:5-7

Levites, The: Had No Inheritance in Israel

Deu 10:9; Jos 13:33; 14:3

Levites, The: The Jews to Be Kind and Benevolent To

Deu 12:12,18,19; 14:29; 16:11,14

Levites, The: Eight and forty cities with extensive suburbs, appointed for

Num 35:2-8

Levites, The: The Tithes Given To, for Their Support

Num 18:21,24; 2Ch 31:4,5; Neh 12:44,45; Hbr 7:5

Levites, The: Bound to give a tenth of their tithes to the priests

Num 18:26-32

Levites, The: Had a Part of Their Offerings

Deu 18:1,2

Levites, The: David

Numbered them first from thirty years old

1Ch 23:2-3

Divided them into four classed

1Ch 23:4-6

By his last words had them numbered from twenty years old

1Ch 23:24,27

Made them serve from twenty on account of the lightness of their duties

1Ch 23:26,28-32

Subdivided into 24 courses

1Ch 23:6; 25:8-31

Made them attend in courses

2Ch 8:14; 31:17

Levites, The: Served in Courses after Captivity

Ezr 6:18

Levites, The: Had Chiefs or Officers over Them

Num 3:24,30,35; 1Ch 15:4-10; 2Ch 35:9; Ezr 8:29

Levites, The: Were all under control of the high priest's deputy

Num 3:32; 1Ch 9:20

Levites, The: While in Attendance Lodged around the Temple

1Ch 9:27

Levites, The: Punished with death for encroaching on the priestly office

Num 18:3

Levites, The: Punishment of Korah and others of, for offering incense

Num 16:1-35


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