Numbers 7:9

“But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them was that they should bear upon their shoulders.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But vnto the sonnes of Kohath he gaue none: because the seruice of the Sanctuary belonging vnto them, was that they should beare vpon their shoulders.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But he did not give {any} to the sons of Kohath because theirs {was} the service of the holy {objects, which} they carried on the shoulder.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged unto them; they bare it upon their shoulders.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But to the sons of Kohath he gave nothing; because they had the care of the holy place, taking it about on their backs.
- Basic English Bible

But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, for the service of the sanctuary was upon them: they bore [what they carried] upon the shoulder.
- Darby Bible

But to the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging to them was that they should bear upon their shoulders.
- Webster's Bible

But to the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the sanctuary belonged to them; they carried it on their shoulders.
- World English Bible

and to the sons of Kohath he hath not given, for the service of the sanctuary [is] on them: on the shoulder they bear.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none, because the service of the holy things belonged unto them: they bore them upon their shoulders.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 7:9


7:9 Upon their shoulders - Because of the greater worth and holiness of the things which they carried.


Discussion for Numbers 7:9

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