They shall join you and perform the duties of the tent of meeting, for all the service of the tent; but [a]an unauthorized person shall not come near you. So you shall perform the (A)duties of the sanctuary and the duties of the altar, (B)so that there will no longer be wrath on the sons of Israel. Behold, I Myself (C)have taken your [b]fellow Levites from among the sons of Israel; they are (D)a gift to you, [c]dedicated to the Lord, to perform the service for the tent of meeting.

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  1. Numbers 18:4 Lit a stranger
  2. Numbers 18:6 Lit brothers the
  3. Numbers 18:6 Lit given