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Numbers 4:34-48

The Census of the Levites

34-48Following the LORD's command, Moses, Aaron, and the leaders of the community took a census of the three Levite clans, Kohath, Gershon, and Merari. They did this by sub-clans and families and registered all the men between the ages of thirty and fifty who were qualified to work in the Tent of the LORD's presence, as follows:

Clan Number
Kohath 2,750
Gershon 2,630
Merari 3,200
Total: 8,580

49Each man was registered as the LORD had commanded Moses; and at the command of the LORD given through Moses, each man was assigned responsibility for his task of serving or carrying.

English-UK: Good News Translation 1994

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