Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.

Bible References

General references

Exodus 28:1
And bring thou near unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
Leviticus 8:2
Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and the anointing oil, and the bullock of the sin-offering, and the two rams, and the basket of unleavened bread;
Numbers 3:3
These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests that were anointed, whom he consecrated to minister in the priest's office.
Numbers 16:5
and he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, In the morning Jehovah will show who are his, and who is holy, and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he shall choose will he cause to come near unto him.
Numbers 17:3
And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi; for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers houses.
Numbers 18:1
And Jehovah said unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy fathers house with thee shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary; and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the iniquity of your priesthood.
1 Chronicles 23:13
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses; and Aaron was separated, that he should sanctify the most holy things, he and his sons, for ever, to burn incense before Jehovah, to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, for ever.
2 Chronicles 26:18
and they withstood Uzziah the king, and said unto him, It pertaineth not unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto Jehovah, but to the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense: go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast trespassed; neither shall it be for thine honor from Jehovah God.
John 3:27
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it have been given him from heaven.