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.
18:2 They 3 will have no inheritance in the midst of their fellow Israelites; 4 the Lord alone is their inheritance, just as he had told them.
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 “he” (and throughout the verse).
4 tn Heb “brothers,” but not referring to actual siblings. Cf. NASB “their countrymen”; NRSV “the other members of the community.”