Numbers 3:32

“And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be chief over the chief of the Levites, and have the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Eleazar the sonne of Aaron the Priest, shall be chiefe ouer the chiefe of the Leuites, and haue the ouersight of them that keepe the charge of the Sanctuary.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest {was} the chief of the leaders of Levi, {and had} the oversight of those who perform the duties of the sanctuary.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be prince of the princes of the Levites, `and have' the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, will be head over all the Levites and overseer of those responsible for the care of the holy place.
- Basic English Bible

And the prince of princes of the Levites was Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest: he had the oversight of them that kept the charge of the sanctuary.
- Darby Bible

And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be chief over the chief of the Levites, and have the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.
- Webster's Bible

Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be prince of the princes of the Levites, with the oversight of those who keep the requirements of the sanctuary.
- World English Bible

And [to] the prince of the princes of the Levites, Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, [is] the oversight of the keepers of the charge of the sanctuary.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest being prince of the princes of the Levites, and having the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 3:32


3:32 Chief - Next under the high - priest; whence he is called the second priest, #2Kings 25:18|, and in case of the high - priest's absence by sickness or other necessary occasions, he was to perform his work, and he had a superiority over all the rest of the priests and Levites. The chief of the Levites - That is, over those three persons, who were each the chief of their several families, #Num 3:24|,31,34.


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