What does Numbers 3:12 mean?
ESV: “Behold, I have taken the Levites from among the people of Israel instead of every firstborn who opens the womb among the people of Israel. The Levites shall be mine,
NIV: I have taken the Levites from among the Israelites in place of the first male offspring of every Israelite woman. The Levites are mine,
NASB: Now, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the sons of Israel instead of every firstborn, the firstborn of the womb among the sons of Israel. So the Levites shall be Mine.
CSB: "See, I have taken the Levites from the Israelites in place of every firstborn Israelite from the womb. The Levites belong to me,
NLT: Look, I have chosen the Levites from among the Israelites to serve as substitutes for all the firstborn sons of the people of Israel. The Levites belong to me,
KJV: And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;
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