18:6 I myself have chosen 1 your brothers the Levites from among the Israelites. They are given to you as a gift from the Lord, to perform the duties 2 of the tent of meeting. 18:7 But you and your sons with you are responsible for your priestly duties, for everything at the altar and within the curtain. And you must serve. I give you the priesthood as a gift for service; but the unauthorized person who approaches must be put to death.”
18:29 From all your gifts you must offer up every raised offering due 3 the Lord, from all the best of it, and the holiest part of it.’ 4
1 tn Heb “taken.”
2 tn The infinitive construct in this sentence is from עָבַד (’avad), and so is the noun that serves as its object: to serve the service.
3 tn The construction is “every raised offering of the
4 tn Or “its hallowed thing.”