These divisions of the gatekeepers, corresponding to their leaders, had assigned responsibilities, like their relatives, as they served in the Lord’s temple.
The robe 1 is to be on Aaron as he ministers, 2 and his sound will be heard 3 when he enters the Holy Place before the Lord and when he leaves, so that he does not die.
The priest who succeeds him 1 from his sons, when he first comes 2 to the tent of meeting to minister in the Holy Place, is to wear them for seven days. 3
When they enter 1 the tent of meeting, they must wash with 2 water so that they do not die. 3 Also, when they approach 4 the altar to minister by burning incense 5 as an offering made by fire 6 to the Lord,
the woven garments for serving in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments for his sons to minister as priests.”
There was 1 a bell and a pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, all around the hem of the robe, to be used in ministering, 2 just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
the woven garments for serving 1 in the sanctuary, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments for his sons to minister as priests.
For the Lord your God has chosen them and their sons from all your tribes to stand 1 and serve in his name 2 permanently.
The priests could not carry out their duties 1 because of the cloud; the Lord’s glory filled his temple. 2
David 1 left Asaph and his colleagues there before the ark of the Lord’s covenant to serve before the ark regularly and fulfill each day’s requirements, 2
The priests could not carry out their duties 1 because of the cloud; the Lord’s splendor filled God’s temple.
“‘What you plan 1 will never happen. You say, “We will be 2 like the nations, like the clans of the lands, who serve gods of wood and stone.” 3
On the day he enters the sanctuary, into the inner court to serve in the sanctuary, he must offer his sin offering, declares the sovereign Lord.
It will be a holy portion of the land; it will be for the priests, the ministers of the sanctuary who approach the Lord to minister to him. It will be a place for their houses and a holy place for the sanctuary. 1
These must be on Aaron and his sons when they enter 1 to the tent of meeting, or when they approach 2 the altar to minister in the Holy Place, so that they bear no iniquity and die. 3 It is to be a perpetual ordinance for him and for his descendants 4 after him. 5
From the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn they made woven garments for serving in the sanctuary; they made holy garments that were for Aaron, just as the Lord had commanded Moses. 1
The person who pays no attention 1 to the priest currently serving the Lord your God there, or to the verdict – that person must die, so that you may purge evil from Israel.
Hezekiah appointed the divisions of the priests and Levites to do their assigned tasks 1 – to offer burnt sacrifices and present offerings and to serve, give thanks, and offer praise in the gates of the Lord’s sanctuary. 2