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Sons of Levi

6:1 THE sons of Levi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī, The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
6:2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.
6:3 And the children of Amram; Aaron is an English masculine given name. The ‘h’ phoneme in the original Hebrew pronunciation “Aharon” (אהרן) is dropped in the Greek, Ἀαρών, from which the English form, Aaron, is derived. The brother of Moses, is described in the Torah, the Quran and the Baha’i Iqan. The origin of the biblical name is uncertain; however, an Ancient Egyptian origin may indicate “aha rw” meaning “warrior lion”, For more info click here, and Moses משה Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here, and Miriam(Hebrew: מִרְיָם Mīryām, lit. ‘Rebellion’) is described in the Hebrew Bible as the daughter of Amram and Jochebed and the older sister of Moses and Aaron. click here. The sons also of Aaron is an English masculine given name. The ‘h’ phoneme in the original Hebrew pronunciation “Aharon” (אהרן) is dropped in the Greek, Ἀαρών, from which the English form, Aaron, is derived. The brother of Moses, is described in the Torah, the Quran and the Baha’i Iqan. The origin of the biblical name is uncertain; however, an Ancient Egyptian origin may indicate “aha rw” meaning “warrior lion”, For more info click here; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Aaron’s office and line

6:4 Eleazar fathered Phinehas, Phinehas fathered Abishua,
6:5 And Abishua fathered Bukki, and Bukki fathered Uzzi,
6:6 And Uzzi fathered Zerahiah, and Zerahiah fathered Meraioth,
6:7 Meraioth fathered Amariah, and Amariah fathered Ahitub,
6:8 And Ahitub fathered Zadok, and Zadok fathered Ahimaaz,
6:9 And Ahimaaz fathered Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”, and Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped” fathered Johanan,
6:10 And Johanan fathered Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”, (he it is that executed the priest’s office in the temple that Solomonשְׁלֹמֹה‎
His two names mean “peaceful” and “friend of God”, both considered “predictive of the character of his reign Reign 970–931 BCE (hypothesised)
built in Jerusalem:)

6:11 And AzariahHebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped” fathered Amariah, and Amariah fathered Ahitub,
6:12 And Ahitub fathered Zadok, and Zadok fathered ShallumHebrew: שַׁלּוּם Šallūm, “retribution”,
6:13 And ShallumHebrew: שַׁלּוּם Šallūm, “retribution” fathered Hilkiah, and Hilkiah fathered AzariahHebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”,
6:14 And AzariahHebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped” fathered Seraiah, and Seraiah fathered Jehozadak,
6:15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, when YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
carried away Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

6:16 The sons of LeviLevi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
6:17 And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei.
6:18 And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.
6:19 The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers.
6:20 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
6:21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeaterai his son.
6:22 The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
6:23 Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,
6:24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.
6:25 And the sons of Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here; Amasai, and Ahimoth.
6:26 As for Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here: the sons of Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here; Zophai his son, and Nahath his son,
6:27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here his son.
6:28 And the sons of Samuelשְׁמוּאֵל Šəmūʾēl appears to be constructed from the Hebrew Śāmū (שָׂמוּ)+ ʾĒl, meaning “God has set” or “God has placed”. This meaning relating to the idea of God setting/placing a child in the womb, alongside Hannah dedicating Samuel as a Nazirite to God. ; the firstborn Vashni, and Abiah.
6:29 The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son,
6:30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.
6:31 And these are they whom David(/ˈdeɪvɪd/; Biblical Hebrew: דָּוִד‎, romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”)Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. set over the service of song in the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, after that the ark had rest.

6:32 And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomonשְׁלֹמֹה
His two names mean “peaceful” and “friend of God”, both considered “predictive of the character of his reign Reign 970–931 BCE (hypothesised)
had built the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.

6:33 And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,
6:34 The son of Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
6:35 The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
6:36 The son of Elkanah אֱלְקָנָה ’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”, the son of Zephaniah,
6:37 The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
6:38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of LeviLevi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here, the son of Israel.
6:39 And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
6:40 The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah,
6:41 The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
6:42 The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
6:43 The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of LeviLevi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here.
6:44 And their brethren the sons of Merari stood on the left hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
6:45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
6:46 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer,
6:47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of LeviLevi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here.
6:48 Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.
6:49 But Aaron is an English masculine given name. The ‘h’ phoneme in the original Hebrew pronunciation “Aharon” (אהרן) is dropped in the Greek, Ἀαρών, from which the English form, Aaron, is derived. The brother of Moses, is described in the Torah, the Quran and the Baha’i Iqan. The origin of the biblical name is uncertain; however, an Ancient Egyptian origin may indicate “aha rw” meaning “warrior lion”, For more info click here and his sons offered upon the altar of the burnt offering, and on the altar of incense, and were appointed for all the work of the place most holy, and to make an atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses משה Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here the servant of God had commanded.
6:50 And these are the sons of Aaron is an English masculine given name. The ‘h’ phoneme in the original Hebrew pronunciation “Aharon” (אהרן) is dropped in the Greek, Ἀαρών, from which the English form, Aaron, is derived. The brother of Moses, is described in the Torah, the Quran and the Baha’i Iqan. The origin of the biblical name is uncertain; however, an Ancient Egyptian origin may indicate “aha rw” meaning “warrior lion”, For more info click here; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
6:51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
6:52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
6:53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

The Levitical cities

6:54 Now these are their dwelling places throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites: for theirs was the lot.
6:55 And they gave them Hebron Hebrew: חֶבְרוֹן Ḥevrōn) is a Palestinian city in the southern West Bank, 19 mi south of Jerusalem. Nestled in the Judaean Mountains, it lies 3,050 ft above sea level.The city is often considered one of the four holy cities in Judaism as well as in Islam. in the land of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here, and the suburbs of it round about it.
6:56 But the fields of the city, and the villages of it, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
6:57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here, namely, Hebron Hebrew: חֶבְרוֹן Ḥevrōn) is a Palestinian city in the southern West Bank, 19 mi south of Jerusalem. Nestled in the Judaean Mountains, it lies 3,050 ft above sea level.The city is often considered one of the four holy cities in Judaism as well as in Islam., the city of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,
6:58 And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,
6:59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs:
6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
6:61 And unto the sons of Kohath, which were left of the family of that tribe, were cities given out of the half tribe, namely, out of the half tribe of Manasseh (/məˈnæsə/; Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה‎ Mənaššé, “Forgetter”; Greek: Μανασσῆς Manasses; was the fourteenth king of the Kingdom of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here. He was the oldest of the sons of Hezekiah and his mother Hephzibah (2 Kings 21:1). He became king at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years., by lot, ten cities.
6:62 And to the sons of Gershom throughout their families out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh (/məˈnæsə/; Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה‎ Mənaššé, “Forgetter”; Greek: Μανασσῆς Manasses; was the fourteenth king of the Kingdom of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here. He was the oldest of the sons of Hezekiah and his mother Hephzibah (2 Kings 21:1). He became king at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years. in Bashan, thirteen cities.
6:63 To the sons of Merari were given by lot, throughout their families, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.
6:64 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.
6:65 And they gave by lot out of the tribe of the children of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these cities, which are called by their names.
6:66 And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.
6:67 And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount EphraimMount Ephraim (Hebrew: הר אפרים), or alternatively Mount of Ephraim, was the historical name for the central mountainous district of Israel once occupied by the Tribe of Ephraim (Joshua 17:15; 19:50; 20:7), extending from Bethel to the plain of Jezreel. In Joshua’s time (Joshua 17:18), approximately sometime between the 18th century BCE and the 13th century BCE, these hills were densely wooded. They were intersected by well-watered, fertile valleys, referred to in Jeremiah 50:19 with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,
6:68 And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs,
6:69 And Aijalon with her suburbs, and Gathrimmon with her suburbs:
6:70 And out of the half tribe of Manasseh (/məˈnæsə/; Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה‎ Mənaššé, “Forgetter”; Greek: Μανασσῆς Manasses; was the fourteenth king of the Kingdom of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here. He was the oldest of the sons of Hezekiah and his mother Hephzibah (2 Kings 21:1). He became king at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years.; Aner with her suburbs, and Bileam with her suburbs, for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.
6:71 To the sons of Gershom were given out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh (/məˈnæsə/; Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה‎ Mənaššé, “Forgetter”; Greek: Μανασσῆς Manasses; was the fourteenth king of the Kingdom of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here. He was the oldest of the sons of Hezekiah and his mother Hephzibah (2 Kings 21:1). He became king at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years., Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:
6:72 And out of the tribe of Issachar; Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with her suburbs,
6:73 And Ramoth with her suburbs, and Anem with her suburbs:
6:74 And out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her suburbs,
6:75 And Hukok with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs:
6:76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim with her suburbs.
6:77 Unto the rest of the children of Merari were given out of the tribe of Zebulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor with her suburbs:
6:78 And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,
6:79 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her suburbs:
6:80 And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gilead(Hebrew: רָמֹת גִּלְעָד, romanized: Rāmōṯ Gilʿāḏ, meaning “Heights of Gilead”), was a Levitical city and city of refuge east of the Jordan River in the Hebrew Bible, also called “Ramoth in Gilead” (Deuteronomy 4:43; Joshua 20:8; Joshua 21:38) or “Ramoth Galaad” in the Douay–Rheims Bible. It was located in the tribal territorial allotment of the tribe of Gad. with her suburbs, and Mahanaim(Hebrew: מַחֲנַיִם Maḥănayīm, “camps”) is a place mentioned a number of times by the Bible said to be near Jabbok, in the same general area as Jabesh-gilead, beyond the Jordan River. Although two possible sites have been identified, the precise location of Mahanaim is uncertain. Tell edh-Dhahab el-Gharbi, the western one of the twin Tulul adh-Dhahab tells, is one proposed identification. with her suburbs,
6:81 And Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.

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