Levi

The origin of the name Levi is Hebrew

 

This is how Levi is written in Hebrew

 

לֵוִי = Leviy

 

This is how Levi is written in Greek

 

Λευί = Leui

 

The biblical meaning of the name Levi is: joined to

 

Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah

 

The name Levi appears in the bible in the following verses:

Genesis 29:34 KJV
And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.

Genesis 34:25 KJV
And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males.

Genesis 34:30 KJV
And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Genesis 35:23 KJV
The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob’s firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:

Genesis 46:11 KJV
And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

Genesis 49:5 KJV
Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Exodus 1:2 KJV
Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,

Exodus 2:1 KJV
And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.

Exodus 6:16 KJV
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years.

Exodus 6:19 KJV
And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations.

Exodus 32:26 KJV
Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the LORD’S side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.

Exodus 32:28 KJV
And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

Numbers 1:49 KJV
Only thou shalt not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of Israel:

Numbers 3:6 KJV
Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.

Numbers 3:15 KJV
Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

Numbers 3:17 KJV
And these were the sons of Levi by their names; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari.

Numbers 4:2 KJV
Take the sum of the sons of Kohath from among the sons of Levi, after their families, by the house of their fathers,

Numbers 16:1 KJV
Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:

Numbers 16:7 KJV
And put fire therein, and put incense in them before the LORD to morrow: and it shall be that the man whom the LORD doth choose, he shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi.

Numbers 16:8 KJV
And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi:

Numbers 16:10 KJV
And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?

Numbers 17:3 KJV
And thou shalt write Aaron’s name upon the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.

Numbers 17:8 KJV
And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds.

Numbers 18:2 KJV
And thy brethren also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou with thee, that they may be joined unto thee, and minister unto thee: but thou and thy sons with thee shall minister before the tabernacle of witness.

Numbers 18:21 KJV
And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Numbers 26:59 KJV
And the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.

Deuteronomy 10:8 KJV
At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.

Deuteronomy 10:9 KJV
Wherefore Levi hath no part nor inheritance with his brethren; the LORD is his inheritance, according as the LORD thy God promised him.

Deuteronomy 18:1 KJV
The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance.

Deuteronomy 21:5 KJV
And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD thy God hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried:

Deuteronomy 27:12 KJV
These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:

Deuteronomy 31:9 KJV
And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and unto all the elders of Israel.

Deuteronomy 33:8 KJV
And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;

Joshua 13:14 KJV
Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave none inheritance; the sacrifices of the LORD God of Israel made by fire are their inheritance, as he said unto them.

Joshua 13:33 KJV
But unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave not any inheritance: the LORD God of Israel was their inheritance, as he said unto them.

Joshua 21:10 KJV
Which the children of Aaron, being of the families of the Kohathites, who were of the children of Levi, had: for theirs was the first lot.

1 Kings 12:31 KJV
And he made an house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, which were not of the sons of Levi.

1 Chronicles 2:1 KJV
These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun,

1 Chronicles 6:1 KJV
The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

1 Chronicles 6:16 KJV
The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

1 Chronicles 6:38 KJV
The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.

1 Chronicles 6:43 KJV
The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.

1 Chronicles 6:47 KJV
The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.

1 Chronicles 9:18 KJV
Who hitherto waited in the king’s gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

1 Chronicles 12:26 KJV
Of the children of Levi four thousand and six hundred.

1 Chronicles 21:6 KJV
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king’s word was abominable to Joab.

1 Chronicles 23:6 KJV
And David divided them into courses among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

1 Chronicles 23:14 KJV
Now concerning Moses the man of God, his sons were named of the tribe of Levi.

1 Chronicles 23:24 KJV
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 twenty years and upward.

1 Chronicles 24:20 KJV
And the rest of the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; Shubael: of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah.