1. Numbers 4:17–20 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

How would the Kohathites “be destroyed from among the Levites” and which responsibility does this convey to Moses and Aaron?

Numbers 4:17–20 (ESV)

17 The LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,

They would be punished with death if they were to touch or take a look at the most holy things. Moses and Aaron are to ensure that the most holy things are covered in accordance with the precise instructions laid out to them here.