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Ezra 6:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which [is] at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then they appointed the priests to their divisions and the Levites in their orders for the service of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, who [is] at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they set the priests in their classes, and the Levites in their divisions, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem: as it is written in the book of Moses.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they set up the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, over the service of God, which was in Jerusalem,—as it is written, in the Book of Moses.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they have established the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, over the service of God that [is] in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses over the works of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they set the Priests in their diuisions, and the Leuites in their courses, for the seruice of God, which [is] at Ierusalem, as it is written in the booke of Moses.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their separate orders, for the services of God in Jerusalem, according to the writing of the book of Mosheh{gr.Moses}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Lewaye in their courses, for the service of Elah, which [is] at Yerushalaim; as it is written in the book of Mosheh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they set 6966
{6966} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6965.
z8684
<8684> Grammar
Stem - Aphel (See H8817)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 66
the priests 3549
{3549} Prime
כָּהֵן
kahen
{kaw-hane'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3548.
in their divisions, 6392
{6392} Prime
פְּלֻגָּה
p@luggah
{pel-oog-gaw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6391.
and the Lwy לֵוָיֵא 3879
{3879} Prime
לֵוָי
Leviy
{lay-vee'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3880.
in their courses, 4255
{4255} Prime
מַחְלְקָה
machl@qah
{makh-lek-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4256; a section (of the Levites).
for 5922
{5922} Prime
עַל
`al
{al}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5921.
the service 5673
{5673} Prime
עָבִידָא
`abiydah
{ab-ee-daw'}
(Chaldee); from H5648; labor or business.
of lh אֱלָה, 426
{0426} Prime
אֱלָהּ
'elahh
{el-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0433; God.
which x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
[is] at Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם; 3390
{3390} Prime
ירוּשְׁלֶם
Y@ruwshalem
{yer-oo-shaw-lame'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3389.
as it is written 3792
{3792} Prime
כְּתַב
k@thab
{keth-awb'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3791.
in the book 5609
{5609} Prime
סְפַר
c@phar
{sef-ar'}
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H5608; a book.
of M מֹשֶׁה. 4873
{4873} Prime
מֹשֶׁה
Mosheh
{mo-sheh'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4872.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezra 6:18

_ _ they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses ... as it is written in the book of Moses — Although David arranged the priests and Levites in courses according to their families, it was Moses who assigned to the priests and Levites their rights and privileges, their stations and several duties.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezra 6:13-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the priests:

1 Chronicles 23:1-26:32 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel. ... And his brethren, men of valour, [were] two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God, and affairs of the king.
2 Chronicles 35:4-5 And prepare [yourselves] by the houses of your fathers, after your courses, according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son. ... And stand in the holy [place] according to the divisions of the families of the fathers of your brethren the people, and [after] the division of the families of the Levites.

as it is written:
Chal, according to the writing,
Numbers 3:6 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.
Numbers 8:9-26 And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou shalt gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel together: ... But shall minister with their brethren in the tabernacle of the congregation, to keep the charge, and shall do no service. Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites touching their charge.
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