13:33 However, Moses did not assign land as an inheritance 1 to the Levites; their inheritance 2 is the Lord God of Israel, as he instructed 3 them.
18:7 But the Levites will not have an allotted portion among you, for their inheritance is to serve the Lord. 4 Gad, Reuben, and the half-tribe of Manasseh have already received their allotted land 5 east of the Jordan which Moses the Lord’s servant assigned them.”
1 tn Heb “Moses did not assign an inheritance.” The word “land” has been supplied in the translation to clarify what the inheritance consisted of.
2 tn That is, “their source of food and life.”
3 tn Or “as he promised”; Heb “as he spoke to.”
sn For the background of this observation, see Deut 18:1-2.
4 tn Or “the priesthood of the
5 tn Or “inheritance.”