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Unusually high ratio of Levites to Firstborn-Levites

The number of firstborn boys is roughly giving 50% of the number of families in the tribe. The other 50% of families had a firstborn girl. We know that the tribe of Levy had fewer children, because ...
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Why aren't all Leviyim Kohanim?

By the complaints of the Jews after the death of Korach & Co, the Ramban (Bamidbar 17:6) writes that they wanted the "Avodah" - service to go back to the firstborn from the Leviim. I ...
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