10:9 Therefore Levi has no allotment or inheritance 1 among his brothers; 2 the Lord is his inheritance just as the Lord your God told him.
12:12 You shall rejoice in the presence of the Lord your God, along with your sons, daughters, male and female servants, and the Levites in your villages 3 (since they have no allotment or inheritance with you). 4
1 sn Levi has no allotment or inheritance. As the priestly tribe, Levi would have no land allotment except for forty-eight towns set apart for their use (Num 35:1-8; Josh 21:1-42). But theirs was a far greater inheritance, for the
2 tn That is, among the other Israelite tribes.
3 tn Heb “within your gates” (so KJV, NASB); NAB “who belongs to your community.”