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44 Bible Verses about Priests, Institution In Ot Times
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And the ark of the LORD was in the land of the Philistines seven months. Then the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, What shall we do with the ark of the LORD? Tell us how we shall return it to his place.
And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
The inhabitants of Samaria shall fear because of the calves of Bethaven: for the people thereof shall mourn because of the calf, and the religious persons thereof that rejoiced on it, for the glory thereof, which shall be made to vanish away.
And I will extend my hand over Judah and over all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place and the name of their religious persons with their priests
And it shall be, as with the people so with the priest; as with the slave so with his master; as with the maid so with her mistress; as with the buyer so with the seller; as with the lender so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury so with the giver of usury to him.
the heads thereof judge for bribes, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they come near unto the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? No evil can come upon us.
But Aaron and his sons made incense upon the altar of the burnt offering and on the altar of incense, in all the work of the holy of holies, and to make reconciliation for Israel, according to all that Moses, the slave of God, had commanded.
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their lineages: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And the years of the life of Levi were one hundred thirty-seven years. The sons of Gershon: Libni, and Shimi, according to their families. And the sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. And the years of the life of Kohath were one hundred thirty-three years.read more.
And the sons of Merari: Mahali and Mushi; these are the families of Levi according to their lineages. And Amram took Jochebed, his father's sister to wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were one hundred thirty-seven years.
And cause Aaron, thy brother, to come unto thee with his sons, from among the sons of Israel, that they may be my priests, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
The priests the Levites and all the tribe of Levi shall have no part nor shall they inherit with Israel; they shall eat of the offerings on fire unto the LORD and of his inheritance.
Eliab, his son, Jeroham, his son, Elkanah, his son.
But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the sons of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, said the Lord GOD. They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall come near to my table, to minister unto me, and they shall keep my charge.
And the priests and the Levites that were in all Israel gathered unto him out of all their borders. For the Levites left their suburbs and their possessions and came to Judah and Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest's office unto the LORD.
Have ye not cast out the priests of the LORD, the sons of Aaron and the Levites, and have made you priests after the manner of the peoples of other lands, so that whoever comes to consecrate himself with a young bullock and seven rams, the same may become a priest of those that are not gods.
And from it Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet.
And thou shalt also anoint Aaron and his sons and sanctify them that they may be my priests. And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, This shall be my oil of the holy anointing throughout your ages. It shall not be poured upon man's flesh; neither shall ye make any other like it, after the composition of it; it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you.
Then Moses took of the anointing oil and of the blood which was upon the altar and sprinkled it upon Aaron and upon his garments and upon his sons and upon his sons' garments with him and sanctified Aaron and his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.
And this is what thou shalt do unto them to sanctify them that they shall be my priests: Take one young bullock and two perfect rams
And thou shalt take of the blood of the bullock and put it upon the horns of the altar with thy finger and pour all the remaining blood beside the bottom of the altar. And thou shalt take all the fat that covers the intestines and the caul that is above the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is upon them and burn them upon the altar. But the flesh of the bullock and his skin and his dung shalt thou burn with fire outside the camp; it is sin.
And thou shalt gird them with girdles, Aaron and his sons, and bind the tiaras on them; and the priest's office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute; and thou shalt fill the hands Aaron and his sons.
And they made the coats of fine linen of woven work for Aaron and for his sons, likewise the mitre of fine linen and the decorations of the tiaras of fine linen and the linen underwear of fine twined linen, also the girdle of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet of needlework, as the LORD commanded Moses.