Nu 8:2
8:2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the
    lamps, the seven lamps shall give light {a} over against the

    (a) To that part which is in the forefront of the
        candlestick, @Ex 25:37.

Nu 8:4
8:4 And this work of the candlestick [was of] beaten gold, unto
    the shaft thereof, unto the flowers thereof, [was] beaten
    work: {b} according unto the pattern which the LORD had
    shewed Moses, so he made the candlestick.

    (b) And not set together of various pieces.

Nu 8:7
8:7 And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse them: Sprinkle
    {c} water of purifying upon them, and let them shave all
    their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and [so] make
    themselves clean.

    (c) In Hebrew it is called the water of sin, because it is
        made to purge sin, as in @Nu 19:9.

Nu 8:9
8:9 And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of
    the congregation: and thou shalt gather the {d} whole
    assembly of the children of Israel together:

    (d) That you may do this in the presence of them all.

Nu 8:10
8:10 And thou shalt bring the Levites before the LORD: and the
     {e} children of Israel shall put their hands upon the

     (e) Meaning, certain of them in the name of the whole.

Nu 8:19
8:19 And I have given the Levites [as] a gift to Aaron and to
     his sons from among the children of Israel, to do the
     service of the {g} children of Israel in the tabernacle of
     the congregation, and to make an atonement for the children
     of Israel: that there be no plague among the children of
     Israel, when the children of Israel come nigh unto the {h}

     (g) Which the Israelites should do.
     (h) Because the levites go into the sanctuary in their

Nu 8:22
8:22 And after that went the Levites in to do their service in
     the tabernacle of the congregation {i} before Aaron, and
     before his sons: as the LORD had commanded Moses concerning
     the Levites, so did they unto them.

     (i) In their presence to serve them.

Nu 8:25
8:25 And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting
     upon the {k} service [thereof], and shall serve no more:

     (k) Such office as was painful, as to bear burdens and such

Nu 8:26
8:26 But shall minister {l} with their brethren in the
     tabernacle of the congregation, to keep the charge, and
     shall do no service. Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites
     touching their charge.

     (l) In singing Psalms, instructing, counselling and keeping
         the things in order.

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