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LE'VITE, n. from Levi, one the sons of Jacob.

One of the tribe or family of Levi a descendant of Levi more particularly, an officer in the Jewish church, who was employed in manual service, as in bringing wood and other necessaries for the sacrifices. The Levites also sung and played on instruments of music. They were subordinate to the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who was also of the family of Levi.


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Entry for 'Levite'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/l/levite.html.

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