Priests, Institution In Ot Times

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1 Samuel 6:1-2

The Ark of the LORD remained in Philistine territory for seven months. The Philistines summoned the priests and diviners and asked, "What should we do about the Ark of the LORD? Tell us how we should send it back to its place."

2 Kings 23:5

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

Hosea 10:5

"The residents of Samaria will be terrified because of the cows of Beth-aven. Its people will mourn over Beth-aven, along with the priests who will mourn its glory, because that glory has departed.

Zephaniah 1:4

"I will also stretch out my hand against Judah, and upon all inhabitants of Jerusalem. I'll wipe out every trace of Baal from this place, and the name of the pagan priests, along with my own priests.

Ezra 1:5

In response, the heads of the families of Judah and Benjamin, the priests and descendants of Levi, and all those who had been prompted by God, prepared to travel to rebuild the Temple of the LORD, which was in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 24:2

It will be the same for the lay people as for priests, the same for servants as for their masters, for female servants as for their mistresses, for buyers as for sellers, for lenders as for borrowers, and for creditors as for debtors.

Hosea 4:9

So it will be: like people, like priest. I will punish them for their lifestyles, rewarding them according to their behavior.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

1 Chronicles 6:49

Meanwhile, Aaron and his sons presented offerings on the altar of burnt offering and on the altar of incense, carrying out the work of the Most Holy Place, making atonement for Israel in accordance with everything that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

Exodus 6:16-20

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

Exodus 28:1

"You are to bring your brother Aaron, along with his sons, from among the Israelis so they can serve as priests for me: that is, Aaron and his sons Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Exodus 29:44

I'll consecrate the Tent of Meeting and the altar, and I'll consecrate Aaron and his sons to serve as my priests.

Numbers 16:40

to serve as a memorial to the Israelis, a reminder that no unauthorized person, who isn't a descendant of Aaron, is to attempt to burn incense in the LORD'S presence, so that he may not become like Korah and his group, just as the LORD had spoken by the authority of Moses.

Deuteronomy 18:1

"The Levitical priests the whole tribe of Levi will not have a portion or an inheritance within Israel. Instead, they will eat the burnt offerings of the LORD, because that is their inheritance.

Jeremiah 33:21

then my covenant with my servant David might also be broken so that he wouldn't have a son sitting on his throne, and so also with my servants the Levitical priests.

Judges 17:13

As for Micah, he kept saying, "Now I know the LORD will make me rich, because I have a descendant of Levi for a priest!"

1 Chronicles 24:3

Along with Zadok, one of Eleazar's descendants, and Ahimelech, one of Ithamar's descendants, David organized their service according to their assigned responsibilities.

1 Chronicles 6:27

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

Judges 18:30

The descendants of Dan set up the carved image, and Gershom's son Jonathan, a descendant of Manasseh, served along with his descendants as priests to the tribe of Dan until the land was taken captive.

Ezekiel 44:15-16

"The descendants of Zadok, Levitical priests who took care of my sanctuary when the Israelis wandered away from me, are to come near me to minister to me. They are to stand before me to offer the fat and the blood to me," declares the Lord GOD. "They are to enter my sanctuary, approach my table to minister to me, and carry out my requirements.

2 Samuel 8:17

Ahitub's son Zadok and Abiathar's son Ahimelech were priests, Seraiah was his personal 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 built temples on the high places, and appointed his own priests from the fringe elements of the people who were not descendants of Levi.

1 Kings 13:33

Despite everything that happened, Jeroboam never did repent of his evil practices. Instead, he appointed even more people to act as priests for the high places. Anyone who wanted to be a priest was ordained to be a priest in the high places.

2 Chronicles 11:13-14

The priests and descendants of Levi throughout Israel also supported him in their districts, because the descendants of Levi left their pasture lands and their property to live in Judah and Jerusalem, since Jeroboam and his sons had excluded them from participating in priestly services to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 13:9

Haven't you already driven away the LORD's priests, the descendants of Aaron and the descendants of Levi? Haven't you established your own priests like the people of other lands?

Exodus 29:4

You are to bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the Tent of Meeting, and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:19

and Aaron and his sons are to wash their hands and their feet from it.

Exodus 40:12

Then you are to bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the Tent of Meeting, and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:30-32

You are to anoint Aaron and his sons, and you are to consecrate them to serve as my priests. You are to address the Israelis and tell them, "This is to be holy anointing oil for me from generation to generation. It is not to be poured out on a person's body, nor are you to make anything like it with similar formulations. It is holy, and it is to be holy to you.

Leviticus 8:30

Moses took some anointing oil and blood that was on the altar and sprinkled it on Aaron, on his clothes, on his sons, and on their clothes, consecrating Aaron, his clothes, his sons, and their clothes.

Numbers 3:3

who were anointed priests and whom he consecrated as priests.

Exodus 29:1

"This is what you are to do to them in order to consecrate them to serve me as priests: Take a young bull, two rams without blemish,

Exodus 29:12-14

Take some of the blood of the bull, put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar. You are to take all the fat that covers the entrails, the lobe of the liver, the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them and send them up in smoke on the altar. You are to burn the flesh of the bull, its hide, and its refuse with fire outside the camp. It is a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:12

After doing this, he poured the oil of anointing on Aaron's head to anoint and consecrate him.

Exodus 29:35

You are to do this for Aaron and his sons, just as I've commanded you. You are to ordain them for seven days,

Exodus 29:9

You are to gird Aaron and his sons with sashes and tie headdresses on them. The priesthood is to belong to them by perpetual ordinance, and you are to ordain Aaron and his sons.

Leviticus 8:22

Moses brought the ram that is, the second of the rams for consecration. Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

Judges 17:5

This man Micah had his own shrine, had crafted his own ephod and some household idols, and had installed one of his sons as a priest.

Exodus 28:40

"You are to make tunics for the sons of Aaron, you are to make sashes for them, and you are to make head coverings for them for dignity and beauty.

Exodus 28:42

"You are to make linen undergarments for them to cover their naked flesh, and they are to reach from the loins to the thighs.

Exodus 39:27-29

They made tunics for Aaron and his sons, woven from fine linen, the turban of fine linen, decorated head coverings of fine linen, linen undergarments of fine woven linen, and the sash of fine woven linen, woven of blue, purple, and scarlet material, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:13

Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, clothed them with the tunics, girded them with the bands, and bound turbans on them, just as the LORD had commanded him.

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