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Numbers 8:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thus shalt thou separate the Levites from among the children of Israel; and the Levites shall be mine.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thus shalt thou separate the Levites from among the children of Israel: and the Levites shall be mine.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Thus you shall separate the Levites from among the sons of Israel, and the Levites shall be Mine.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thus shalt thou separate the Levites from among the children of Israel: and the Levites shall be mine.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou shalt separate the Levites from among the children of Israel, that the Levites may be mine.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— thus shalt thou separate the Levites out of the midst of the sons of Israel,—thus shall the Levites become mine.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and thou hast separated the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel, and the Levites have become Mine;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And shalt separate them from the midst of the children of Israel, to be mine.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thus shalt thou separate the Leuites from among the children of Israel: and the Leuites shalbe mine.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou shalt separate the Levites from the midst of the sons of Israel, and they shall be mine.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thus shalt thou separate the Lewiyyim from among the children of Yisrael: and the Lewiyyim shall be mine.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thus shalt thou separate 914
{0914} Prime
בָּדַל
badal
{baw-dal'}
A primitive root; to divide (in various senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the Lwiyyim לְוִיִּם 3881
{3881} Prime
לֵוִיִי
Leviyiy
{lay-vee-ee'}
Patronymic from H3878; a Leviite or descendant of Levi.
from among 8432
{8432} Prime
תָּוֶךְ
tavek
{taw'-vek}
From an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, that is, (by implication) the centre.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל: 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
and the Lwiyyim לְוִיִּם 3881
{3881} Prime
לֵוִיִי
Leviyiy
{lay-vee-ee'}
Patronymic from H3878; a Leviite or descendant of Levi.
shall be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
mine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Numbers 8:14

_ _ and the Levites shall be mine — that is, exempt from all military duty or secular work — free from all pecuniary imposition and wholly devoted to the custody and service of the sanctuary.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 8:5-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
separate:

Numbers 6:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate [themselves] to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate [themselves] unto the LORD:
Deuteronomy 10:8 At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.
Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called [to be] an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
Galatians 1:15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called [me] by his grace,
Hebrews 7:26 For such an high priest became us, [who is] holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

and the Levites:

Numbers 8:17 For all the firstborn of the children of Israel [are] mine, [both] man and beast: on the day that I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt I sanctified them for myself.
Numbers 3:45 Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of their cattle; and the Levites shall be mine: I [am] the LORD.
Numbers 16:9-10 [Seemeth it but] a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them? ... And he hath brought thee near [to him], and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
Numbers 18:6 And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you [they are] given [as] a gift for the LORD, to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Malachi 3:17 And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
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Nu 3:45; 6:2; 8:17; 16:9; 18:6. Dt 10:8. Mal 3:17. Ro 1:1. Ga 1:15. He 7:26.

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