You shall thus (A)give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the sons of Israel. 10 So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that (B)they may keep their priesthood, but (C)the [a]layman who comes near shall be put to death.”

11 Again the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

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  1. Numbers 3:10 Lit stranger

Give the Levites to Aaron and his sons;(A) they are the Israelites who are to be given wholly to him.[a] 10 Appoint Aaron(B) and his sons to serve as priests;(C) anyone else who approaches the sanctuary is to be put to death.”(D)

11 The Lord also said to Moses,

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  1. Numbers 3:9 Most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text; some manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint (see also 8:16) to me

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