“And behold, I have taken your brothers the Levites from among the people of Israel. They are a gift to you, given to the Lord, to do the service of the tent of meeting.”
Taken H3947: To take up; accept; carry away.
“Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.”
“‘Father, glorify your name.’ Then a voice came from heaven: ‘I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.’ And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
John 12:28, 32
Your brothers the Levites from among the people of Israel.
“For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers, saying, ‘I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will sing your praise.’”
They are a gift to you,
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”
Given to the Lord,
“Behold, I have taken the Levites from among the people of Israel instead of every firstborn who opens the womb among the people of Israel. The Levites shall be mine.”
“Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce.”
“But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.”
1 Corinthians 15:20
To do the service of the tent of meeting.
“In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.”