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Numbers 3:32

Context
NETBible

Now the head of all the Levitical leaders 1  was Eleazar son of Aaron the priest. He was appointed over those who were responsible 2  for the sanctuary.

XREF

Nu 4:16,27; Nu 20:25-28; 2Ki 25:18; 1Ch 9:14-20; 1Ch 26:20-24

NET © Notes

tn The Hebrew construction has “the leader of the leaders of” (וּנְשִׂיא נְשִׂיאֵי, unÿsinÿsiey).

tn Heb “the keepers of the responsibility” (שֹׁמְרֵי מִשְׁמֶרֶת, shomÿrey mishmeret). The participle is a genitive specifying the duty to which he was appointed (thing possessed); its cognate genitive emphasizes that their responsibility was over the holy place.



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