Priests, Institution In Ot Times

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1 Samuel 6:1-2

When the ark of the Lord had been in the land of the Philistines for seven months, the Philistines summoned the priests and the diviners and pleaded, "What should we do with the ark of the Lord? Tell us how we can send it back to its place."

2 Kings 23:5

Then he did away with the idolatrous priests the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense at the high places in the cities of Judah and in the areas surrounding Jerusalem. They had burned incense to Baal, and to the sun, moon, constellations, and the whole heavenly host.

Hosea 10:5

The residents of Samaria will have anxiety over the calf of Beth-aven. Indeed, its idolatrous priests rejoiced over it; the people will mourn over it, over its glory. It will certainly depart from them.

Zephaniah 1:4

I will stretch out My hand against Judah and against all the residents of Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every vestige of Baal, the names of the pagan priests along with the priests;

Ezra 1:5

So the family leaders of Judah and Benjamin, along with the priests and Levites-everyone God had motivated-prepared to go up and rebuild the Lord's house in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 24:2

people and priest alike, servant and master, female servant and mistress, buyer and seller, lender and borrower, creditor and debtor.

Hosea 4:9

[The same judgment] will happen to both people and priests. I will punish them for their ways and repay them for their deeds.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe, her priests teach for payment, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean on the Lord, saying, "Isn't the Lord among us? No calamity will overtake us."

1 Chronicles 6:49

But Aaron and his sons did all the work of the most holy place. They presented the offerings on the altar of burnt offerings and on the altar of incense to make atonement for Israel according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

Exodus 6:16-20

These are the names of the sons of Levi according to their genealogy: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. Levi lived 137 years. The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their clans. The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. Kohath lived 133 years.read more.
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites according to their genealogy. Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

Exodus 28:1

"Have your brother Aaron, with his sons, come to you from the Israelites to serve Me as priest-Aaron, his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Exodus 29:44

I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the altar; I will also consecrate Aaron and his sons to serve Me as priests.

Numbers 16:40

just as the Lord commanded him through Moses. It was to be a reminder for the Israelites that no unauthorized person outside the lineage of Aaron should approach to offer incense before the Lord and become like Korah and his followers.

Deuteronomy 18:1

"The Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, will have no portion or inheritance with Israel. They will eat the Lord's fire offerings; that is their inheritance.

Jeremiah 33:21

then also My covenant with My servant David may be broken so that he will not have a son reigning on his throne, and the Levitical priests will not be My ministers.

Judges 17:13

Then Micah said, "Now I know that the Lord will be good to me, because a Levite has become my priest."

1 Chronicles 24:3

Together with Zadok from the sons of Eleazar and Ahimelech from the sons of Ithamar, David divided them according to the assigned duties of their service.

1 Chronicles 6:27

his son Eliab, his son Jeroham, and his son Elkanah.

Judges 18:30

The Danites set up the carved image for themselves. Jonathan son of Gershom, son of Moses, and his sons were priests for the Danite tribe until the time of the exile from the land.

Ezekiel 44:15-16

"But the Levitical priests descended from Zadok, who kept charge of My sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from Me, will approach Me to serve Me. They will stand before Me to offer Me fat and blood." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God . "They are the ones who may enter My sanctuary and draw near to My table to serve Me. They will keep My mandate.

2 Samuel 8:17

Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelech son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was court secretary;

1 Chronicles 6:50-53

These are Aaron's sons: his son Eleazar, his son Phinehas, his son Abishua, his son Bukki, his son Uzzi, his son Zerahiah, his son Meraioth, his son Amariah, his son Ahitub,read more.
his son Zadok, and his son Ahimaaz.

1 Kings 12:31

Jeroboam also built shrines on the high places and set up priests from every class of people who were not Levites.

1 Kings 13:33

After all this Jeroboam did not repent of his evil way but again set up priests from every class of people for the high places. Whoever so desired it, he ordained, and they became priests of the high places.

2 Chronicles 11:13-14

The priests and Levites from all their regions throughout Israel took their stand with Rehoboam, for the Levites left their pasturelands and their possessions and went to Judah and Jerusalem, because Jeroboam and his sons refused to let them serve as priests of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 13:9

Didn't you banish the priests of the Lord, the descendants of Aaron and the Levites, and make your own priests like the peoples of [other] lands do? Whoever comes to ordain himself with a young bull and seven rams may become a priest of what are not gods.

Exodus 29:4

Bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the tent of meeting and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:19

Aaron and his sons must wash their hands and feet from the basin.

Exodus 40:12

"Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the tent of meeting and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:30-32

Anoint Aaron and his sons and consecrate them to serve Me as priests. "Tell the Israelites: This will be My holy anointing oil throughout your generations. It must not be used for [ordinary] anointing on a person's body, and you must not make anything like it using its formula. It is holy, and it must be holy to you.

Leviticus 8:30

Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood that was on the altar and sprinkled [them] on Aaron and his garments, as well as on his sons and their garments. In this way he consecrated Aaron and his garments, as well as his sons and their garments.

Numbers 3:3

These are the names of Aaron's sons, the anointed priests, who were ordained to serve as priests.

Exodus 29:12-14

Take some of the bull's blood and apply [it] to the horns of the altar with your finger; then pour out all the [rest] of the blood at the base of the altar. Take all the fat that covers the entrails, the fatty lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys with the fat on them, and burn [them] on the altar. But burn up the bull's flesh, its hide, and its dung outside the camp; it is a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:12

He poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron's head and anointed and consecrated him.

Exodus 29:35

"This is what you are to do for Aaron and his sons based on all I have commanded you. Ordain them for seven days.

Exodus 29:9

fasten headbands on them, and tie sashes around both Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is to be theirs by a permanent statute. This is the way you will ordain Aaron and his sons.

Leviticus 8:22

Next he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

Judges 17:5

This man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and household idols, and installed one of his sons to be his priest.

Exodus 28:40

Make tunics, sashes, and headbands for Aaron's sons to [give them] glory and beauty.

Exodus 28:42

Make them linen undergarments to cover [their] naked bodies; they must extend from the waist to the thighs.

Exodus 39:27-29

They made the tunics of fine woven linen for Aaron and his sons. [They also made] the turban and the ornate headbands of fine linen, the undergarments, and the sash of finely spun linen of embroidered blue, purple, and scarlet yarn. [They did] just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:13

Then Moses presented Aaron's sons, clothed them with tunics, wrapped sashes around them, and fastened headbands on them, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

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