“But the Levites shall do the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations, and among the people of Israel they shall have no inheritance. For the tithe of the people of Israel, which they present as a contribution to the LORD, I have given to the Levites for an inheritance. Therefore I have said of them that they shall have no inheritance among the people of Israel.”
The Levites H3881: patronymic from H3878: attached; from H3867: to twine; unite
“But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.”
1 Corinthians 6:17
Shall do the service of the tent of meeting,
“The fig tree ripens its figs, and the vines are in blossom; they give forth fragrance. Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away.”
Song of Solomon 2:13
“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.”
And they shall bear their iniquity.
“Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.”
“For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin. For one who has died has been set free from sin.”
It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations,
“For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.”
“The LORD has sworn and will not change his mind, ‘You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.’”
And among the people of Israel they shall have no inheritance.
“Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the LORD.”
“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? …”
2 Corinthians 6:14-16
For the tithe of the people of Israel, which they present as a contribution to the LORD, I have given to the Levites for an inheritance.
“… For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, ‘I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.’”
2 Corinthians 6:16
Therefore I have said of them that they shall have no inheritance among the people of Israel.
“Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you, and I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the LORD Almighty.”
2 Corinthians 6:17-18