Levites

Levites, a body of men divided into courses, the servants of the priests in the worship of the Temple of Jerusalem; they were not permitted to enter the sanctuary or serve at the altar, their duties being limited to keeping watch over the Temple, slaying the victims, and making other preparations for the sacred services.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Levirite Law * Levitical Degrees
Leuctra
Leuthen
Levana
Levant
Levee
Levellers
Lever, Charles James
Leverrier, Urban Jean Joseph
Levi, Leon
Levirite Law
Levites
Levitical Degrees
Leviticus
Lewald, Fanny
Lewes
Lewes, George Henry
Lewis, Sir George Cornwall
Lewis, Matthew Gregory
Leyden
Leyden, John
Leyden, John of

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Levites in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable