Nu 18:1
18:1 And the LORD said unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy
     father's house with thee shall bear {a} the iniquity of the
     sanctuary: and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the
     iniquity of your priesthood.

     (a) If you trespass in anything concerning the ceremonies
         of the sanctuary of your office, you will be punished.

Nu 18:3
18:3 And they shall {b} keep thy charge, and the charge of all
     the tabernacle: only they shall not come nigh the vessels
     of the sanctuary and the altar, that neither they, nor ye
     also, die.

     (b) That is, the things which are committed to you, or,
         which you command them.

Nu 18:4
18:4 And they shall be joined unto thee, and keep the charge of
     the tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of
     the tabernacle: and a {c} stranger shall not come nigh unto

     (c) Which was not of the tribe of Levi.

Nu 18:8
18:8 And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Behold, I also have given
     thee the charge of mine heave {d} offerings of all the
     hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have I
     given them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by
     an ordinance for ever.

     (d) As the first fruit, first born, and the tithes.

Nu 18:9
18:9 This shall be thine of the most holy things, [reserved]
     from the {e} fire: every oblation of theirs, every meat
     offering of theirs, and every sin offering of theirs, and
     every trespass offering of theirs, which they shall render
     unto me, [shall be] most holy for thee and for thy sons.

     (e) That which was not burned should be the priests.

Nu 18:10
18:10 In the most {f} holy [place] shalt thou eat it; every male
      shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee.

      (f) That is, in the sanctuary between the court and the
          holiest of holies.

Nu 18:11
18:11 And this [is] thine; the heave offering of their gift,
      with all the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I
      have given them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy {g}
      daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: every one that
      is clean in thy house shall eat of it.

      (g) Read @Le 10:14.

Nu 18:12
18:12 All the {h} best of the oil, and all the best of the wine,
      and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them which they shall
      offer unto the LORD, them have I given thee.

      (h) Or, fat; chiefest.

Nu 18:17
18:17 But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep,
      or the firstling of a goat, thou shalt not {i} redeem;
      they [are] holy: thou shalt sprinkle their blood upon the
      altar, and shalt burn their fat [for] an offering made by
      fire, for a sweet savour unto the LORD.

      (i) Because they are appointed for sacrifice.

Nu 18:19
18:19 All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the
      children of Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee,
      and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for
      ever: it [is] a covenant {k} of salt for ever before the
      LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.

      (k) That is, sure, stable and incorruptible.

Nu 18:20
18:20 And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no
      inheritance in their {l} land, neither shalt thou have any
      part among them: I [am] thy part and thine inheritance
      among the children of Israel.

      (l) Of Canaan.

Nu 18:22
18:22 Neither must the children of Israel henceforth {m} come
      nigh the tabernacle of the congregation, lest they bear
      sin, and die.

      (m) To serve in it: for the Levites are put in their

Nu 18:23
18:23 But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of
      the congregation, and they shall bear {n} their iniquity:
      [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your
      generations, that among the children of Israel they have
      no inheritance.

      (n) If they fail in their office, they will be punished.

Nu 18:27
18:27 And [this] your heave offering shall be reckoned unto you,
      as though [it were] the {o} corn of the threshingfloor,
      and as the fulness of the winepress.

      (o) As acceptable as the fruit of your own ground or

Nu 18:29
18:29 Out of all your {p} gifts ye shall offer every heave
      offering of the LORD, of all the {q} best thereof, [even]
      the hallowed part thereof out of it.

      (p) Which you have received from the children of Israel.
      (q) Read @Nu 18:12.

Nu 18:31
18:31 And ye shall eat it in every {r} place, ye and your
      households: for it [is] your reward for your service in
      the tabernacle of the congregation.

      (r) As in @Nu 18:11.

Nu 18:32
18:32 And ye shall {f} bear no sin by reason of it, when ye have
      heaved from it the best of it: neither shall ye pollute
      the holy {t} things of the children of Israel, lest ye

      (s) You shall not be punished therefore.
      (t) The offerings which the Israelites have offered to

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