Numbers 3:10

“And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sonnes, and they shall waite on their priests office: and the stranger that commeth nigh, shall bee put to death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the layman who comes near shall be put to death."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall keep their priesthood: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And give orders that Aaron and his sons are to keep their place as priests; any strange person who comes near is to be put to death.
- Basic English Bible

And Aaron and his sons shalt thou appoint that they may attend to their priest's office; and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
- Webster's Bible

You shall appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall keep their priesthood. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death."
- World English Bible

`And Aaron and his sons thou dost appoint, and they have kept their priesthood, and the stranger who cometh near is put to death.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, that they may keep their priesthood; and the common man that draweth nigh shall be put to death.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 3:10


3:10 The stranger - That is, every one who is of another family than Aaron's; yea, though he be a Levite. That cometh nigh - To execute any part of the priest's office.


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