Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Numbers
Chapter 8

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Numbers 7 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Numbers 9
Numbers 8:1
JPS 8:1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 8:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 8:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
     
 
Numbers 8:2
JPS 8:2 'Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him: When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the candlestick.'
ONK 8:2 Speak with Aharon, and say to him: When thou dost kindle the lamps upon the face of the candelabrum, the seven lamps shall be burning (together).
PAL 8:2 Speak with Aharon, and say to him: At the time when thou dost kindle the lamps upon the candelabrum, (all) the seven lamps shall be alight; three on the western side, and three on the eastern side, and the seventh in the midst.
 
 
Numbers 8:3
JPS 8:3 And Aaron did so: he lighted the lamps thereof so as to give light in front of the candlestick, as the LORD commanded Moses.
ONK 8:3 And Aharon did so: on the face of the candelabrum he made the lamps burn, as the Lord commanded Mosheh.
PAL 8:3 And Aharon did so; at the face of the candelabrum he lit the lamps thereof, as the Lord commanded Mosheh.
 
 
Numbers 8:4
JPS 8:4 And this was the work of the candlestick, beaten work of gold; unto the base thereof, and unto the flowers thereof, it was beaten work; according unto the pattern which the LORD had shown Moses, so he made the candlestick.
ONK 8:4 And this work of the candelabrum was of beaten gold, from its shaft to its lilies, beaten (gold) according to the pattern which the Lord had showed to Mosheh, so had he made the candelabrum.
PAL 8:4 And this was the work of the candelabrum, which was of beaten gold, from its foundations unto its lilies, the work of the artificer, with the hammer was it wrought: according to the vision which the Lord had showed Mosheh, so did Bezalel make the candelabrum.
 
 
Numbers 8:5
JPS 8:5 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 8:5 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 8:5 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 8:6
JPS 8:6 'Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse them.
ONK 8:6 Bring near the Levites from among the sons of Israel, and purify them. And thus shalt thou do to them to purify them.
PAL 8:6 Bring the Levites out from among the sons of Israel, and purify them.
 
 
Numbers 8:7
JPS 8:7 And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse them: sprinkle the water of purification upon them, and let them cause a razor to pass over all their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and cleanse themselves.
ONK 8:7 Sprinkle upon them the water of purification, and make the razor to pass over all their flesh, and let them wash their vestments, and they shall be clean.
PAL 8:7 And this shalt thou do to purify them. Sprinkle upon them the water for uncleanness through sin (chattatha), and let the razor pass over all their flesh, and let them wash their raiment, and wash themselves in forty savan of water.
 
 
Numbers 8:8
JPS 8:8 Then let them take a young bullock, and its meal-offering, fine flour mingled with oil, and another young bullock shalt thou take for a sin-offering.
ONK 8:8 And let them take a young bullock, and his mincha of flour, sprinkled with oil; and a second bullock, a young bullock shalt thou take, for the sin offering.
PAL 8:8 And they shall take a young bullock, and his mincha of flour sprinkled with olive oil; and take thou a second young bullock for a sin offering.
 
 
Numbers 8:9
JPS 8:9 And thou shalt present the Levites before the tent of meeting; and thou shalt assemble the whole congregation of the children of Israel.
ONK 8:9 And bring the Levites before the tabernacle of ordinance, and assemble all the congregation of the children of Israel.
PAL 8:9 And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of ordinance, and gather together also all the congregation of the sons of Israel.
 
 
Numbers 8:10
JPS 8:10 And thou shalt present the Levites before the LORD; and the children of Israel shall lay their hands upon the Levites.
ONK 8:10 And thou shalt bring the Levites before the Lord; and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands upon the Levites;
PAL 8:10 Thou shalt bring the Levites before the Lord, and the sons of Israel shall lay their hands upon the Levites.
 
 
Numbers 8:11
JPS 8:11 And Aaron shall offer the Levites before the LORD for a wave-offering from the children of Israel, that they may be to do the service of the LORD.
ONK 8:11 and Aharon shall offer the Levites(13) as an elevation before the Lord from the sons of Israel, that they may perform the service of the Lord.
PAL 8:11 And Aharon shall present the Levites, (as) an elevation before the Lord from the sons of Israel, and they shall be for the work of the service of the Lord.
 
 
Numbers 8:12
JPS 8:12 And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks; and offer thou the one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering, unto the LORD, to make atonement for the Levites.
ONK 8:12 And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the head of the bullocks, and make the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, before the Lord, to make an atonement for the Levites.
PAL 8:12 And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the head of the bullocks, and make one a sin offering, and one a burnt offering before the Lord, to atone for the Levites.
 
 
Numbers 8:13
JPS 8:13 And thou shalt set the Levites before Aaron, and before his sons, and offer them for a wave-offering unto the LORD.
ONK 8:13 And thou shalt set the Levites before Aharon, and before his sons, and offer them up (as) an elevation before the Lord.
PAL 8:13 And thou shalt place the Levites before Aharon and his sons, and present them (as) an elevation before the Lord;
 
 
Numbers 8:14
JPS 8:14 Thus shalt thou separate the Levites from among the children of Israel; and the Levites shall be Mine.
ONK 8:14 And thou shalt thus separate the Levites from among the sons of Israel, that the Levites may minister before Me.
PAL 8:14 and thus shalt thou separate the Levites from among the sons of Israel, that the Levites may be ministers before Me.
 
 
Numbers 8:15
JPS 8:15 And after that shall the Levites go in to do the service of the tent of meeting; and thou shalt cleanse them, and offer them for a wave-offering.
ONK 8:15 And afterward shall the Levites enter, to minister (in) the tabernacle of ordinance; for thou wilt have purified them, and offered them up as an elevation.
PAL 8:15 And afterward the Levites may enter to fulfil the service of the tabernacle of ordinance, when thou shalt have purified them and presented them (as) an elevation;
 
 
Numbers 8:16
JPS 8:16 For they are wholly given unto Me from among the children of Israel; instead of all that openeth the womb, even the first-born of all the children of Israel, have I taken them unto Me.
ONK 8:16 For by a reparation are they separated unto Me from among the sons of Israel, instead of every firstborn who openeth the womb of all the children of Israel have I taken them (to be) before Me.
PAL 8:16 for separated they are separate before Me from among the sons of Israel, instead of every one who openeth the womb; the first-born of all who are of the sons of Israel have I taken (to be) before Me.
 
 
Numbers 8:17
JPS 8:17 For all the first-born among the children of Israel are Mine, both man and beast; on the day that I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified them for Myself.
ONK 8:17 For Mine are all the firstborn of the children of Israel, of man and of beast: in the day that I slew all the firstborn in the land of Mizraim did I sanctify them before Me.
PAL 8:17 For every first-born of the sons of Israel is Mine, whether of man or of beast: in the day that I slew all the first-born in the land of Mizraim, I sanctified them before Me;
 
 
Numbers 8:18
JPS 8:18 And I have taken the Levites instead of all the first-born among the children of Israel.
ONK 8:18 And I have taken the Levites instead of all the firstborn of the sons of Israel.
PAL 8:18 and I have taken the Levites instead of all the first-born of the sons of Israel,
 
 
Numbers 8:19
JPS 8:19 And I have given the Levites—they are given to Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel, to do the service of the children of Israel in the tent of meeting, and to make atonement for the children of Israel, that there be no plague among the children of Israel, through the children of Israel coming nigh unto the sanctuary.'
ONK 8:19 And the Levites I have given as a gift(14) unto Aharon and to his sons, from among the sons of Israel, to minister the service for the children of Israel in the tabernacle of ordinance, and to make atonement for the children of Israel, that death may not be among the children of Israel when the children of Israel come nigh to the sanctuary.
PAL 8:19 and have given the Levites (as) gifts unto Aharon and to his sons from among the sons of Israel, to minister the service of the children of Israel in the tabernacle of ordinance, and to atone for the children of Israel, lest there be mortality among the children of Israel at the time when they approach the sanctuary.
 
 
Numbers 8:20
JPS 8:20 Thus did Moses, and Aaron, and all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the Levites; according unto all that the LORD commanded Moses touching the Levites, so did the children of Israel unto them.
ONK 8:20 And Mosheh and Aharon, and all the congregation of the sons of Israel, did unto the Levites according to all that the Lord commanded Mosheh for the Levites; so did the sons of Israel to them.
PAL 8:20 And Mosheh and Aharon and all the congregation of the Beni Israel did unto the Levites according to all that the Lord had commanded Mosheh concerning the Levites, so did the sons of Israel to them.
 
 
Numbers 8:21
JPS 8:21 And the Levites purified themselves, and they washed their clothes; and Aaron offered them for a sacred gift before the LORD; and Aaron made atonement for them to cleanse them.
ONK 8:21 And the Levites were purified, and they cleansed their raiment, and Aharon offered them (as) an elevation before the Lord; and Aharon made an atonement for them to purify them.
PAL 8:21 And the Levites were purified, and they washed their raiment; and Aharon presented them as an elevation before the Lord. And Aharon made atonement for them to purify them.
 
 
Numbers 8:22
JPS 8:22 And after that went the Levites in to do their service in the tent of meeting before Aaron, and before his sons; as the LORD had commanded Moses concerning the Levites, so did they unto them.
ONK 8:22 And afterwards the Levites went in to perform their service in the tabernacle of ordinance before Aharon and before his sons; as the Lord had commanded Mosheh concerning the Levites, so did they unto them.
PAL 8:22 And afterward the Levites went in to fulfil their ministry in the tabernacle of ordinance, before Aharon and his sons: as the Lord had commanded Mosheh concerning the Levites, so did they unto them.
 
 
Numbers 8:23
JPS 8:23 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 8:23 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 8:23 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 8:24
JPS 8:24 'This is that which pertaineth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to perform the service in the work of the tent of meeting;
ONK 8:24 This is (the law) of the Levites: from a son of five-and-twenty years and upward he shall come with the bands in their service (in the) tabernacle of ordinance,
PAL 8:24 This is the instruction for the Levites who are not disqualified (profaned) by their blemishes: from one of twenty-five years and upward, he shall come, according to his company, to the service of the tabernacle of ordinance;
 
 
Numbers 8:25
JPS 8:25 and from the age of fifty years they shall return from the service of the work, and shall serve no more;
ONK 8:25 and from fifty years old he shall return from the company of the ministers, and work no longer;
PAL 8:25 and from fifty years of age he shall return from the band of the service, and serve no more.
 
 
Numbers 8:26
JPS 8:26 but shall minister with their brethren in the tent of meeting, to keep the charge, but they shall do no manner of service. Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites touching their charges.'
ONK 8:26 but minister with his brethren at the tabernacle of ordinance in keeping the custody; yet the service he shall not perform: so shalt thou do with the Levites in their charge.
PAL 8:26 Yet he may minister with his brethren at the tabernacle of ordinance in keeping the watch; but he shall not do any of the service. So shall the Levites act in their charge.
 
 
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