(descendants of Levi). Sometimes the name extends to the whole tribe, the priests included, (Exodus 6:25; Leviticus 25:32; Numbers 35:2; Joshua 21:3,41) etc; sometimes only to those members of the tribe who were not priests, and as distinguished from them. Sometimes again it is added as an epithet of the smaller portion of the tribe, […]

-(The descendants of Levi) -Set apart as ministers of religion Nu 1:47-54; 3:6-16; 16:9; 26:57-62; De 10:8; 1Ch 15:2 -Substituted in the place of the firstborn children Nu 3:12,41-45; 8:14,16-18; 18:6 -Religious zeal of Ex 32:26-28; De 33:9,10; Mal 2:4,5 -Consecration of Nu 8:6-21 -Sedition among, led by Korah, Dathan, Abiram, and On, on account […]