Let them make 1 for me a sanctuary, 2 so that I may live among them.
But 1 the Levites, according to the tribe of their fathers, 2 were not numbered 3 among them.
When they come in, the prince will come in with them, and when they go out, he will go out.
to whom alone the land was given when no foreigner passed among them. 1
When all this comes true – and it certainly will 1 – then they will know that a prophet was among them.”
And the whole community 1 of the Israelites and the resident foreigner who lives among them will be forgiven, since all the people were involved in the unintentional offense.
You must have one law for the person who sins unintentionally, both for the native-born among the Israelites and for the resident foreigner who lives among them.
Now Joab 1 did not number Levi and Benjamin, for the king’s edict disgusted him.
Now the day came when 2 the sons of God 3 came to present themselves before 4 the Lord – and Satan 5 also arrived among them.
As for you, son of man, they will put ropes on you and tie you up with them, so you cannot go out among them.
I, the Lord, will be their God, and my servant David will be prince 1 among them; I, the Lord, have spoken!
Then, when my sanctuary is among them forever, the nations will know that I, the Lord, sanctify Israel.’” 1
Now they must put away their spiritual prostitution and the pillars of their kings far from me, and then I will live among them forever.
You are to make pomegranates 1 of blue, purple, and scarlet all around its hem 2 and bells of gold between them all around.
and they will know that I am the Lord their God, who brought them out from the land of Egypt, so that I may reside among them. I am the Lord their God.
“‘Thus you 1 are to set the Israelites apart from their impurity so that they 2 do not die in their impurity by defiling my tabernacle which is in their midst.
“You are to say to them: ‘Any man 1 from the house of Israel or 2 from the foreigners who reside 3 in their 4 midst, who offers 5 a burnt offering or a sacrifice
You must expel both men and women; you must put them outside the camp, so that 1 they will not defile their camps, among which I live.”
The Lord spoke to Aaron, “You will have no inheritance in their land, nor will you have any portion of property 1 among them – I am your portion and your inheritance among the Israelites.
The one who gathers the ashes of the heifer must wash his clothes and be ceremonially unclean until evening. This will be a permanent ordinance both for the Israelites and the resident foreigner who lives among them.