King James Bible
And the LORD said4 unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy father's house with thee shall bear4 the iniquity of the sanctuary: and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear4 the iniquity of your priesthood.
And thy brethren also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring54 thou with thee, that they may be joined11 unto thee, and minister17 unto thee: but thou and thy sons with thee [shall minister] before the tabernacle of witness.
Therefore thou and thy sons with thee shall keep4 your priest's office for every thing of the altar, and within the vail; and ye shall serve:1 I have given4 your priest's office [unto you] as a service of gift: and the stranger5 that cometh nigh shall be put to death.93
And the LORD spake17 unto Aaron, Behold, I also have given1 thee the charge of mine heave offerings of all the hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have I given1 them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by an ordinance for ever.
This shall be thine of the most holy things, [reserved] from the 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 render55 unto me, [shall be] most holy for thee and for thy sons.
And this [is] thine; the heave offering of their gift, with all the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I have given1 them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: every one that is clean in thy house shall eat4 of it.
Every thing that openeth the matrix in all flesh, which they bring55 unto the LORD, [whether it be] of men or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely2 redeem,4 and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou redeem.4
But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a goat, thou shalt not redeem;4 they [are] holy: thou shalt sprinkle4 their blood upon the altar, and shalt burn55 their fat [for] an offering made by fire, for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer55 unto the LORD, have I given1 thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it [is] a covenant of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.
But the Levites shall do1 the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear4 their iniquity: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have4 no inheritance.
But the tithes of the children of Israel, which they offer55 [as] an heave offering unto the LORD, I have given1 to the Levites to inherit: therefore I have said1 unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have4 no inheritance.
Thus speak17 unto the Levites, and say1 unto them, When ye take4 of the children of Israel the tithes which I have given1 you from them for your inheritance, then ye shall offer up52 an heave offering of it for the LORD, [even] a tenth [part] of the tithe.
Therefore thou shalt say1 unto them, When ye have heaved53 the best thereof from it, then it shall be counted8 unto the Levites as the increase of the threshingfloor, and as the increase of the winepress.
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