23:13 The sons of Amram; Aaron and Moses: and Aaron was
separated, that he should a sanctify the most holy
things, he and his sons for ever, to burn incense before
the LORD, to minister unto him, and to bless in his name
(a) That is, to serve in the most holy place, and to
consecrate the holy things.
23:14 Now [concerning] Moses the man of God, his sons were named
of the b tribe of Levi.
(b) They were but of the order of the Levites and not of
the priests as Aaron's sons.
23:17 And the sons of Eliezer [were], Rehabiah the c chief.
And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah
were very many.
(c) The scripture calls him chief or first born even
though he is alone and there is no one born after him,
23:22 And Eleazar died, and had no sons, but daughters: and
their d brethren the sons of Kish took them.
(d) Meaning their cousins.
23:24 These [were] the sons of Levi after the house of their
fathers; [even] the chief of the fathers, as they were
counted by number of names by their polls, that did the
work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the
age of e twenty years and upward.
(e) David chose the Levites twice, first at the age of
thirty as in (1Ch 23:3) and again afterward at
twenty as the office required: at the beginning they
had no charge in the temple before they were
twenty-five years old, and had none after fifty,
23:28 Because their office [was] to wait on the sons of Aaron
for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts,
and in the chambers, and in the f purifying of all holy
things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
(f) In washing and cleansing all the holy vessels.