For just as in one body we have many members, and not all the members serve the same function,
If I partake with thankfulness, why am I blamed for the food 1 that I give thanks for?
also to submit to people like this, and to everyone who cooperates in the work and labors hard.
For they refreshed my spirit and yours. So then, recognize people like this.
through glory and dishonor, through slander and praise; regarded as impostors, 1 and yet true;
a minister in the sanctuary and the true tabernacle that the Lord, not man, set up.
The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, so that when I see 1 the blood I will pass over you, 2 and this plague 3 will not fall on you to destroy you 4 when I attack 5 the land of Egypt. 6
They will judge 1 the people under normal circumstances, 2 and every difficult case 3 they will bring to you, but every small case 4 they themselves will judge, so that 5 you may make it easier for yourself, 6 and they will bear the burden 7 with you.
And they were as follows: The descendants of Reuben, the firstborn son of Israel: According to the records of their clans and families, all the males twenty years old or older who could serve in the army were listed by name individually.
From the descendants of Simeon: According to the records of their clans and families, all the males numbered of them 1 twenty years old or older who could serve in the army were listed by name individually.
Then they must place on it all its implements with which they serve there – the trays, the meat forks, the shovels, the basins, and all the utensils of the altar – and they must spread on it a covering of fine leather, and then insert its poles. 1
As for the censers of these men who sinned at the cost of their lives, 1 they must be made 2 into hammered sheets for covering the altar, because they presented them before the Lord and sanctified them. They will become a sign to the Israelites.”
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.
Year after year 1 this man would go up from his city to worship and to sacrifice to the Lord of hosts at Shiloh. It was there that the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phineas, served as the Lord’s priests.