Judges 17:7

And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Another, is not in Hebrew or the Septuagint but it refers to the former young priest, the son of Michas, whose place he took. Thereof. It is uncertain whether this be spoken of the city or of the man. Some think that this Levite's mother was of Juda, though his father was the son of Moses, chap. xviii. 30. (Calmet) He was poor, as the people neglected to pay tithes, and he imitated their irreligion, being of a fickle temper. He was yet single, (ver. 10 though he married among the Danites, chap. xviii. 30. (Menochius) Being a Levite, he is esteemed fitter for the priesthood; so Protestants receive with joy an apostate Catholic priest. (Worthington)
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