"After you have purified the Levites and presented them as a wave offering, they are to come to do their work at the Tent of Meeting.
"Then after that the Levites may go in to serve the tent of meeting. But you shall cleanse them and present them as a wave offering;
After this, they may go in and out of the Tabernacle to do their work, because you have purified them and presented them as a special offering.
"After you have purified the Levites and presented them as a Wave-Offering to GOD, they can go to work in the Tent of Meeting.
After that, the Levites will go in to do whatever has to be done in the Tent of meeting; you are to make them clean and give them as a wave offering.
Thereafter the Levites may go in to do service at the tent of meeting, once you have cleansed them and presented them as an elevation offering.
"After that the Levites shall go in to service the tabernacle of meeting. So you shall cleanse them and offer them, like a wave offering.
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1 tn The imperfect tense could also be given the nuance of the imperfect of permission: “the Levites may go in.”
2 tn Heb “to serve.”
3 tn The two verbs in the rest of this verse are perfect tenses with vav (ו) consecutive constructions, making them equal to the imperfect. Some commentators try to get around the difficulty of repetition by making these future perfects, “and you will have cleansed,” as opposed to a summary statement, “for thus you will cleanse….”
4 tc The Greek text adds “before the