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Numbers 3:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And these were the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And these were the sons of Levi by their names; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— These then are the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon and Kohath and Merari.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And these were the sons of Levi, by their names; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And these are the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And these were the sons of Levi, by their names,—Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And these are sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And there were found sons of Levi by their names, Gerson and Caath Merari.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And these [were] the sonnes of Leui, by their names: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And these were the sons of Levi by their names; Gershom{gr.Gedson}, Kohath{gr.Caath}, and Merari.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And these were the sons of Lewi by their names; Gershon, and Qehath, and Merari.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
the sons 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.
by their names; 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
Grn גֵּרשׁוֹן, 1648
{1648} Prime
גֵּרְשׁוֹן
Ger@shown
{gay-resh-one'}
From H1644; a refugee; Gereshon or Gereshom, an Israelite.
and Kh קְהָת, 6955
{6955} Prime
קְהָת
Q@hath
{keh-hawth'}
From an unused root meaning to ally oneself; allied; Kehath, an Israelite.
and Mrr מְרָרִי. 4847
{4847} Prime
מְרָרִי
M@rariy
{mer-aw-ree'}
From H4843; bitter; Merari, an Israelite.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 3:14-31.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 3:14-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Numbers 26:57-58 And these [are] they that were numbered of the Levites after their families: of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites: of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites: of Merari, the family of the Merarites. ... These [are] the families of the Levites: the family of the Libnites, the family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the family of the Mushites, the family of the Korathites. And Kohath begat Amram.
Genesis 46:11 And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Exodus 6:16-19 And these [are] the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi [were] an hundred thirty and seven years. ... And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these [are] the families of Levi according to their generations.
Joshua 21:1-45 Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites unto Eleazar the priest, and unto Joshua the son of Nun, and unto the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel; ... There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.
1 Chronicles 6:1-2 The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. ... And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.
1 Chronicles 6:16-19 The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari. ... The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these [are] the families of the Levites according to their fathers.

Gershon:

Numbers 15:5-23 And the fourth [part] of an hin of wine for a drink offering shalt thou prepare with the burnt offering or sacrifice, for one lamb. ... [Even] all that the LORD hath commanded you by the hand of Moses, from the day that the LORD commanded [Moses], and henceforward among your generations;
Numbers 23:6-23 And he returned unto him, and, lo, he stood by his burnt sacrifice, he, and all the princes of Moab. ... Surely [there is] no enchantment against Jacob, neither [is there] any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought!
Numbers 24:1-26:65 And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness. ... For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
Nehemiah 11:1-12:47 And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts [to dwell] in [other] cities. ... And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified [holy things] unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified [them] unto the children of Aaron.
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Gn 46:11. Ex 6:16. Nu 15:5; 23:6; 24:1; 26:57. Jsh 21:1. 1Ch 6:1, 16. Ne 11:1.

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