5 Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,6 “Bring the tribe of Levi near and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may serve him.7 They shall perform the duties for [a]him and for the whole congregation before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle.8 They shall also keep all the furnishings of the tent of meeting, along with the duties of the sons of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.9 You shall thus give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons; they are wholly given to him from among the sons of Israel.10 So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the [b]layman who comes near shall be put to death.”
Numbers 3:7Lit him and the duties of the whole congregation
15 “But the Levitical priests, the sons of Zadok, who kept charge of My sanctuary when the sons of Israel went astray from Me, shall come near to Me to minister to Me; and they shall stand before Me to offer Me the fat and the blood,” declares the Lord God.
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