Numbers 18:8
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8  Hashem spoke further to Aharon: I hereby give you charge of My gifts, all the sacred donations of the Israelites; I grant them to you and to your sons as a perquisite, a due for all time.

vai-da-BAYR a-do-NAI el a-ha-RON v-a-NEE hi-NAY na-TA-tee l’-KHA et mish-ME-ret t’-ru-mo-TAI l’-khol kod-SHAY v’-nay yis-ra-AYL l’-KHA n’-ta-TEEM l’-mosh-KHAH ul-va-NE-kha l’-khok o-LAM

ח  וַיְדַבֵּר יְהֹוָה אֶל־אַהֲרֹן וַאֲנִי הִנֵּה נָתַתִּי לְךָ אֶת־מִשְׁמֶרֶת תְּרוּמֹתָי לְכָל־קָדְשֵׁי בְנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵל לְךָ נְתַתִּים לְמָשְׁחָה וּלְבָנֶיךָ לְחָק־עוֹלָם׃

18:8 I grant them to you and to your sons as a perquisite

The gifts and tithes presented to the Kohanim and Leviim are additional examples of commandments that apply only in the Land of Israel. Like the portion of challah (Numbers 15:17-21), these are gifts given to the spiritual leaders of Israel to provide for their physical sustenance in exchange for the spiritual sustenance they offered to the people. Since they have no portion of land of their own, the Kohanim and Leviim are dependent on the rest of the nation for their physical nourishment, while the spiritual work that they do elevates everyone else’s existence in the land.

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Numbers 18:8

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