26 Moses then stood at the gate of the camp, and said, “Whoever is for the Lord, come to me!” And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him. 27 And he said to them, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel says: ‘Every man of you put his sword on his thigh, and go back and forth from gate to gate in the camp, and kill every man his brother, and every man his friend, and every man his [a]neighbor.’” 28 So (A)the sons of Levi did [b]as Moses instructed, and about three thousand men of the people fell that day.

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  1. Exodus 32:27 Or kin
  2. Exodus 32:28 Lit according to Moses’ word

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