Numbers 3:17

NET ©

These were the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

NIV ©

These were the names of the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.

NASB ©

These then are the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon and Kohath and Merari.

NLT ©

Levi had three sons, who were named Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

MSG ©

These are the names of the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

BBE ©

These were the sons of Levi by name: Gershon and Kohath and Merari.

NRSV ©

The following were the sons of Levi, by their names: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

NKJV ©

These were the sons of Levi by their names: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

KJV
And these were the sons
<01121>
of Levi
<03878>
by their names
<08034>_;
Gershon
<01648>_,
and Kohath
<06955>_,
and Merari
<04847>_.
HEBREW
yrrmw
<04847>
thqw
<06955>
Nwsrg
<01648>
Mtmsb
<08034>
ywl
<03881>
ynb
<01121>
hla
<0428>
wyhyw (3:17)
<01961>
LXXM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
hsan
<1510>  
V-IAI-3P
outoi
<3778>  
D-NPM
oi
<3588>  
T-NPM
uioi
<5207>  
N-NPM
leui
<3017>  
N-PRI
ex
<1537>  
PREP
onomatwn
<3686>  
N-GPN
autwn
<846>  
D-GPM
gedswn
 
N-PRI
kaay
 
N-PRI
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
merari
 
N-PRI
NET © [draft] ITL
These
<0428>
were the sons
<01121>
of Levi
<03881>
by their names
<08034>
: Gershon
<01648>
, Kohath
<06955>
, and Merari
<04847>
.
NET © Notes

tn The word “sons of” does at the outset refer to the sons of Levi. But as the listing continues the expression refers more to the family groups of the various descendants.