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Numbers 7:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged unto them; they bare it upon their shoulders.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them [was that] they should bear upon their shoulders.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But he did not give [any] to the sons of Kohath because theirs [was] the service of the holy [objects, which] they carried on the shoulder.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But to the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging to them [was that] they should bear upon their shoulders.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, for the service of the sanctuary was upon them: they bore [what they carried] upon the shoulder.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— but, unto the sons of Kohath, gave he none,—because, as to the laborious work of the sanctuary [which] pertained unto them, upon their shoulders, were they to carry it.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and to the sons of Kohath he hath not given, for the service of the sanctuary [is] on them: on the shoulder they bear.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But to the sons of Caath he gave no wagons or oxen: because they serve in the sanctuary and carry their burdens upon their own shoulders.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But vnto the sonnes of Kohath he gaue none: because the seruice of the Sanctuary belonging vnto them, [was that] they should beare vpon their shoulders.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But to the sons of Kohath{gr.Caath} he gave them not, because they have the ministrations of the sacred things: they shall bear them on their shoulders.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But unto the sons of Qehath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them [was that] they should bear upon their shoulders.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But unto 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 Kh קְהָת 6955
{6955} Prime
קְהָת
Q@hath
{keh-hawth'}
From an unused root meaning to ally oneself; allied; Kehath, an Israelite.
he gave 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
none: 3808
{3808} Prime
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the service 5656
{5656} Prime
עֲבֹדָה
`abodah
{ab-o-daw'}
From H5647; work of any kind.
of the sanctuary 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
belonging unto x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
them [was that] they should bear 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
upon their shoulders. 3802
{3802} Prime
כָּתֵף
katheph
{kaw-thafe'}
From an unused root meaning to clothe; the shoulder (proper, that is, upper end of the arm; as being the spot where the garments hang); figuratively side piece or lateral projection or anything.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 7:6-9.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 7:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Numbers 7:9

Upon their shoulders — Because of the greater worth and holiness of the things which they carried.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Numbers 7:9

But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: (d) because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them [was that] they should bear upon their shoulders.

(d) The holy thing of the sanctuary must be carried on their shoulders and not drawn with oxen, (Numbers 4:15).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
unto the:
Because they had the charge of the ark, table, candlestick, altars, etc. (
Numbers 4:4-15 This [shall be] the service of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation, [about] the most holy things: ... And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear [it]: but they shall not touch [any] holy thing, lest they die. These [things are] the burden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation.
), which were to be carried upon their shoulders. For those sacred things must not be drawn by beasts.

because:

Numbers 3:31 And their charge [shall be] the ark, and the table, and the candlestick, and the altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary wherewith they minister, and the hanging, and all the service thereof.
Numbers 4:4-16 This [shall be] the service of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation, [about] the most holy things: ... And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest [pertaineth] the oil for the light, and the sweet incense, and the daily meat offering, and the anointing oil, [and] the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that therein [is], in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.
2 Samuel 6:6 And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth [his hand] to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook [it].
2 Samuel 6:13 And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
1 Chronicles 15:3 And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto his place, which he had prepared for it.
1 Chronicles 15:13 For because ye [did it] not at the first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order.
1 Chronicles 23:26 And also unto the Levites; they shall no [more] carry the tabernacle, nor any vessels of it for the service thereof.
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