Levi Facts for 3-8 Year Olds

Categories: Jacob

  • Levi is the third son of Jacob and Leah.
  • The name Levi might mean, “to join.”
  • There is also a tribe of Levi that becomes known as the Levites.
  • Because the Levites are the priests, some scholars think “Levi” means priest.
  • Levi is with Simeon during the rescue of Dinah.
  • He is also with his brothers when they sell Joseph to the Ishmaelites.
  • Levi has three sons: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
  • They all go with Jacob to Egypt.
  • In other writings, Levi is a radical believer.
  • That’s why he is chosen to head up the priesthood.
  • His grandfather, Isaac, sees this in a vision.
  • Levi also dreams it.
  • In the Bible, the Levites are chosen during the time of Moses.
  • Their job is to care for the tabernacle.