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Exodus 32:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the sons of Levi did as Moses instructed, and about three thousand men of the people fell that day.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses; and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So the sons of Levi did, according to the word of Moses,—and there fell, from among the people, on that day, about three thousand men.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the sons of Levi do according to the word of Moses, and there fall of the people on that day about three thousand men,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the sons of Levi did according to the words of Moses, and there were slain that day about three and twenty thousand men.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the children of Leui did according to the word of Moses; and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the sons of Levi did as Mosheh{gr.Moses} spoke to them, and there fell of the people in that day to the [number of] three thousand men.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the children of Lewi did according to the word of Mosheh: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 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 Lw לֵוִי 3878
{3878} Prime
לֵוִי
Leviy
{lay-vee'}
From H3867; attached; Levi, a son of Jacob.
did 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
according to the word 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
of M מֹשֶׁה: 4872
{4872} Prime
מֹשֶׁה
Mosheh
{mo-sheh'}
From H4871; drawing out (of the water), that is, rescued; Mosheh, the Israelitish lawgiver.
and there fell 5307
{5307} Prime
נָפַל
naphal
{naw-fal'}
A primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitively or causatively, literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
that x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
about three 7969
{7969} Prime
שָׁלוֹשׁ
shalowsh
{shaw-loshe'}
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
thousand 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
men. 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 32:26-28.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 32:21-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Exodus 32:28

And there fell of the people that day about three thousand men — Probably these were but few in comparison with the many that were guilty; but these were the men that headed the rebellion, and were therefore picked out to be made examples of; for terror to others.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
children:

Deuteronomy 33:9 Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.
Malachi 2:4-6 And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts. ... The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.

there fell:

Numbers 16:32-35 And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men that [appertained] unto Korah, and all [their] goods. ... And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.
Numbers 16:41 But on the morrow all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the people of the LORD.
1 Corinthians 10:8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
Hebrews 2:2-3 For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward; ... How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard [him];
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