Priest

-BEFORE MOSES Melchizedek Hebrews 5:6, Genesis 14:18; 10, 1 1; 6:20; 7:1-21 Jethro Exodus 2:16

Priests in Israel before the giving of the law Exodus 19:22, 24 Called \"angel,\" Ecclesiastes 5:6

- TIME MOSES Exodus 28:1-4; 29:9, 44; Numbers 3:10; 18:7; 1 Chronicles 23:13

Hereditary, descent of office Exodus 27:21; 28:43; 29:9 Consecration of Exodus 29:1-9, 19-35; 40:12-16;

Leviticus 6:20-23; 8:6-35; Hebrews 7:21 Is holy Leviticus 21:6, 7; 22:9, 16 Ablutions of Exodus 40:30-32;

Leviticus 16:24

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Must be without blemish Leviticus 21:17-23 Vestments of Exodus 28:2-43; 39:1-29; Leviticus 6:10, 11;

8:13; Ezekiel 44:17-19 Don vestments in the temple area Ezekiel 42:14; 44:19 Atonement for Leviticus

16:6, 24; Ezekiel 44:27 Defilement and purification of Ezekiel 44:25, 26 Marriage of Leviticus 21:7-15;

Ezekiel 44:22 Chambers for, in the temple area Ezekiel 40:45, 46 Exempt from tax Ezra 7:24 Armed and

organized for war at the time of the disaffection toward Saul 1 Chronicles 12:27, 28 Beard and hair of

Ezekiel 44:20 Twenty -four divisions (shifts) of 1 Chronicles 24:1-19; 28:13, 21; 2 Chronicles 8:14; 31:2;

35:4, 5; Ezra 2:36-39; Nehemiah 13:30 Chosen by lot Luke 1:8, 9, 23 Usurpations of office of Numbers

3:10; 16; 18:7; 2 Chronicles 26:18 Priests who were not from the sons of Levi were appointed by Jeroboam

1 Kings 12:31; 13:33

-DUTIES

To offer sacrifices Leviticus 1:4-17; 3:5, 11, 2:2, 16; 4:5-12, 17, 25, 13, 16; 26, 30-35; 1 Chronicles 16:40;

2 Chronicles 13:11; 29:34; 35:11-14; Ezra 6:20; Hebrews 10:11

FERGS

To offer the firstfruits Leviticus 23:10, 11; Deuteronomy 26:3, 4 Pronounce benedictions Numbers 6:22-27;

Deuteronomy 21:5; 2 Chronicles 30:27 Teach the law Leviticus 10:11; Deuteronomy 24:8; 27:14; 31:9-13;

33:10; Jeremiah 2:8; Malachi 2:7 Light the lamps in the tabernacle Exodus 27:20, 21; 2 Chronicles 13:11;

Leviticus 24:3, 4 Keep the sacred fire always burning Leviticus 6:12, 13 To furnish a quota of wood for the

sanctuary Nehemiah 10:34 Responsible for the sanctuary 18:1, Numbers 4:5-15; 5, 7 To act as scribes Ezra

7:1-6; Nehemiah 8:9 Be present at and supervise the tithing Nehemiah 10:38 Sound the trumpet in

summoning assemblies and in battle Numbers 10:2-10; 31:6; Joshua 6; 2 Chronicles 13:12 Examine lepers

- See LEPROSY Purify the unclean Leviticus 15:31

27:8, 12 FICIATE 9:6

Chiefs of Levites 4:19, Numbers 3:9, 32; 28, 33; 1 Chronicles 9:20 To act as magistrates Numbers 5:14-31;

Deuteronomy 17:8-13; 19:17; 21:5; 2 Chronicles 19:8; Ezekiel 44:23, 24 To encourage the army on the eve

of battle Deuteronomy 20:2-4

Carry the ark of the covenant, Through the Jordan River Joshua 3; 4:15-18 Carry the ark of the covenant, In

battle 1 Samuel 4:3-5

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No part of the land of Canaan allowed to Numbers 18:20; Deuteronomy 10:9; 14:27; 18: 1, 2; Joshua 13:14,

33; 14:3; 18:7; Ezekiel 44:28 Provided with cities and suburbs Leviticus 25:32-34; Joshua 21:1-4, 13-19,

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Numbers 35:2-8; 41, 42; 1 Chronicles 6:57-60; Nehemiah 11:11, 20; Ezekiel 45:1-6; 48:8-20 Own lands

sanctified to the Lord Leviticus 27:21 Tithes of the tithes Numbers 18:8-18, 26-32; Nehemiah 10:38 Part of

the plunder of war, including captives Numbers 31:25-29 Firstfruits Leviticus 23:20; Numbers 18:12, 13,

24:9; 17, 18; Deuteronomy 18:3-5; Nehemiah 10:36 Redemption money Leviticus 27:23 Of the firstborn

Numbers 3:46-51; 18:15, 16 Things devoted Leviticus 27:21; Numbers 5:9, 10; 18:14 Fines Leviticus 5:16;

22: 14; Numbers 5:8 Trespass money and other trepass offerings Leviticus 5:15, 18; Numbers 18:9; 2 Kings

12:16 The shewbread Exodus 25:30; Leviticus 24:5-9; 2 Chronicles 2:4; 13:11; Nehemiah 10:33; Matthew

12:4; Hebrews 9:2 Portions of sacrifices and offerings Leviticus 2:2, 3, Exodus 29:27-34; 5: 12, 9, 10; 13,

16; 6:15-18, 26; 7:6-10, 31-34; 10:12-14; 14:12, 13; Numbers 6:19, 20; 18:8-19; Deuteronomy 18:3-5; 1

Samuel 2:13, 14; Ezekiel 44:28-31; 45:1-4; 1 Corinthians 9:13 Regulations by Hezekiah concerning

benefits to the priests 2 Chronicles 31:4-19 Portion of land allotted to, in redistribution in Ezekiel\'s vision

Ezekiel 48:8-14For the sustenance of their families Leviticus 22 : 1 1 - 1 3 ; Numbers 18:11, 19

-FIGURATIVE Exodus 19:6; Isaiah 61:6; 1 Peter 2:9; Revelation 1:6; 5:10; 20:6

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-(Moses did not denominate Aaron chief or high priest)

-(The function he served was superior to that of other priests)

The title appears after the institution of the office Leviticus 21:10-15; Numbers 3:32 For qualifications,

consecration, etc

, , STITUTION 28:2-43;

39:1-31; Leviticus 8:7-9 Respect due to Acts 23:5

- , DUTIES

Had charge of the sanctuary and altar Numbers 18:2, 5, 7 To offer sacrifices Hebrews 5:1; 8:3 To designate

subordinate priests for duty Numbers 4:19; 1 Samuel 2:36 To officiate in consecrations of Levites Numbers

8:1 1-21 To have charge of the treasury 2 Kings 12:10; 22:4; 2 Chronicles 24:6-14; 34:9 To light the lamps

of the tabernacle Exodus 27:20, 21; 30:8; Leviticus 24:3, 4; Numbers 8:3 To burn incense Exodus 30:7, 8;

1 Samuel 2:28; 1 Chronicles 23: 13 To place shewbread on the table every Sabbath Leviticus 24:8 To offer

for his own sins of ignorance Leviticus 4:3-12 On the Day of Atonement Exodus 30:10; Leviticus 16; 9:7,

Hebrews 5:3; 22, 23 Judicial Numbers 5:15; Deuteronomy 17:8-13; 1 Samuel 4:18; Matthew 26:3, 50,

Hosea 4:4; 57, 62; Acts 5:21-28; 23:1-5 To count the people Numbers 1:3 Officiate at the choice of a ruler

Numbers 27 : 1 8, 19,21 Distribute the plunder of war Numbers 3 1 : 26-29 Benefits of

, , A , 3:32; 4: 16; 3 1 :6; 1

Chronicles 9:20; 2 Samuel 15:24; 2 Kings 25:18; Luke 3:2

-MISCELLANEOUS FACTS CONCERNG

Loyal to Rehoboam at the time of the revolt of the ten tribes 2 Chronicles 11:13 Zeal of, in purging the

temple 2 Chronicles 29:4-17 Wickedness of 2 Chronicles 36: 14 Taken with the captivity to Babylon

Jeremiah 29:1 Return from the captivity 2:36-39, Ezra 1:5; 61, 70; 3:8; 7:7; 8:24-30; Nehemiah 7:39-42,

63-73; 10:1-8; 12:1-7 Polluted by marrying idolatrous wives 10:5, Ezra 9:1, 2; 18, 19; Nehemiah 10:28

Restore the altar, and offer sacrifices Ezra 3:1-7 Supervise the building of the new temple Ezra 3:8-13

Inquire of John the Baptist to see if he might be the Messiah John 1:19 Conspire to destroy Jesus Matthew

26:3-5, 14, 15, Mark 14:10, 11, 47, 51; 43-47, 53-66; 15:1; Luke 22:2-6, 50, 54, 66-71; 23:1, 2; 19:15, John

11:47; 16, 18 Put on trial and condemn Jesus Matthew 26:57-68; 27:1, 2; Mark 14:53-65; Luke 22:54-71;

23:13-24; John 18:15-32 Incite the people to ask that Barabbas be released and Jesus be destroyed Matthew

27:20; Mark 15:11; Luke 23:18 Persecute the disciples Acts 22:5 Reprove and threaten Peter and John Acts

4:6-21; 5:17-41 Put on trial, condemn, and stone Stephen Acts 6:12-15; 7 Paul brought before Acts 22:30;

23:1-5 Corrupt Jeremiah 23:1 1, 12; Ezekiel 22:26; Luke 10:31

Instances of. . . Eli\'s sons 1 Samuel 2:12-17, 22 Of the captivity Ezra 9:1, 2; Nehemiah 13:4-9, 13, 10:18-

22; 28, 29 Zealous 1 Chronicles 9:10-13 Priestly office performed by prophets 1 Samuel 16:5


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