Priests, Institution In Ot Times

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1 Samuel 6:1-2

Now the ark of Yahweh had been in the territory of [the] Philistines [for] seven months, and [the] Philistines called to the priests and to those who practiced divination, saying, "What should we do with the ark of Yahweh? Inform us how we should send it to its place."

2 Kings 23:5

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Hosea 10:5

The inhabitants of Samaria tremble for the calf of Beth-aven. Indeed, his people will mourn for it, and his idolatrous priests will wail over it-- over its glory because it has departed from it.

Zephaniah 1:4

"And I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And I will cut off from this place the remnant of Baal, and the name of idolatrous priests with the priests,

Ezra 1:5

So the heads of the {families} for Judah and Benjamin, and the priests and the Levites--to all whose spirit God had stirred--[prepared] to go up and build the house of Yahweh which is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be as [with] the people, so [with] the priest; as [with] the slave, so [with] his master; as [with] the female slave, so [with] her mistress; as [with] the buyer, so [with] the seller; as [with] the lender, so [with] the borrower; as [with] the creditor, so [with] [the one] to whom he lends.

Hosea 4:9

And it will be like people, like priest; I will punish them [for] their ways, and I will requite them for their deeds.

Micah 3:11

Its rulers judge for a bribe; its priests teach for a price; its prophets practice divination for money. But they lean on Yahweh, saying, "[Is] not Yahweh in our midst? Disaster will not come upon us."

1 Chronicles 6:49

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

Exodus 6:16-20

And these [are] the names of the sons of Levi according to their genealogies: Gershon and Kohath and Merari, and the years of the life of Levi [were] {one hundred and thirty-seven years}. The sons of Gershon [are] Libni and Shimei according to their clans. And the sons of Kohath [are] Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel, and the years of the life of Kohath [were] {one hundred and thirty-three years}.read more.
And the sons of Merari [are] Mahli and Mushi. These [are] clans of the Levites according to their genealogies. And Amram took Jochebed his aunt for himself as a wife, and she bore for him Aaron and Moses, and the years of the life of Amram [were] {one hundred and thirty-seven years}.

Exodus 28:1

"And bring near to you Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him from the midst of the {Israelites} to serve as priests for me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron.

Exodus 29:44

And I will consecrate the tent of assembly and the altar, and Aaron and his sons I will consecrate to serve as priests for me.

Numbers 16:40

[it was] a memorial for the {Israelites}, so that {no strange man} who is not from {the offspring} of Aaron should approach the presence [of] Yahweh to burn a smoke offering; he will not be like Korah and his company, just as Yahweh had spoken to him by the hand of Moses.

Deuteronomy 18:1

"And there shall not be for the Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, a plot of ground and an inheritance with Israel, [rather] they may eat an offering made by fire [as] their inheritance, for Yahweh.

Jeremiah 33:21

then my covenant could be broken with David my servant, from {having} a son who could rule on his throne, and with the Levites, the priests, my ministers.

Judges 17:13

And Micah said, "Now I know Yahweh will make me prosperous, because the Levite has become my priest."

1 Chronicles 24:3

And David, with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to their appointments for their service.

1 Chronicles 6:27

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

Judges 18:30

And the descendants of Dan set up for themselves the carved divine image, and Jonathan son of Gershom, son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests for the tribe of the Danites until the time of the captivity of the land.

Ezekiel 44:15-16

But the Levitical priests, the descendants of Zadok, who cared for the responsibility of my sanctuary {when the Israelites went astray} from me, they will approach me to serve me, and they will stand {before me} to offer to me fat and blood," {declares} the Lord Yahweh. "They shall come to my sanctuary, and they shall approach my table to serve me, and they will observe my requirement.

2 Samuel 8:17

Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar [were] priests and Seraiah [was] scribe.

1 Chronicles 6:50-53

Now these [are] the sons of Aaron: 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 his son,read more.
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

1 Kings 12:31

Then he built the houses on the high places, and he appointed priests {from all walks of life} who were not from the sons of Levi.

1 Kings 13:33

After this event, Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but he returned and [again] made priests for the high places of people from {all walks of life}. He filled his hand with all [his] desire and became [one of] the priests of the high places [himself].

2 Chronicles 11:13-14

Now the priests and the Levites who [were] throughout all Israel took their stand with him from all their territories. For the Levites left their pasturelands and their property and came to Judah and to Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had rejected them from serving as priests to Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 13:9

Did you not drive out the priests of Yahweh, the sons of Aaron, the Levites? Have you [not] made for yourselves priests like all the peoples of the lands? All who come {to be consecrated for priestly service} with a young bull or seven rams becomes a priest of [what is] not a god.

Exodus 29:4

And you will bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the tent of assembly, and you will wash them with water.

Exodus 30:19

And Aaron and his sons will wash their hands and their feet with it.

Exodus 40:12

And you will bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the tent of assembly, and you will wash them with the water.

Exodus 30:30-32

And you will anoint Aaron and his sons, and you will consecrate them to serve as priests for me. "And you will speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'This will be my holy anointing oil throughout your generations. It will not be poured on human flesh, and with its measurements you will not make [any] like it; it is holy; it will 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 he spattered [them] on Aaron, on his garments, and on Aaron's sons and on his sons' garments with him--thus he consecrated Aaron, his garments, and his sons and his sons' garments with him.

Numbers 3:3

These [are] the names of the descendants of Aaron, the priests, the anointed ones whom {he consecrated as priests}.

Exodus 29:1

"And this [is] the thing that you will do for them to consecrate them to serve as a priest for me: Take {one young bull} and two rams without defect

Exodus 29:12-14

And you will take [some] of the blood of the bull and with your finger put it on the horns of the altar, and you will pour out all the blood at the base of the altar. And you will take and turn into smoke [on] the altar all the fat covering the inner parts and the lobe on the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that [is] on them. And the flesh of the bull and its skin and its offal you will burn with fire outside the camp; it [is] a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:12

Then he poured out {part of} the anointing oil on Aaron's head--thus he anointed him [in order] to consecrate him.

Exodus 29:35

And you will do so for Aaron and for his sons, according to all that I have commanded you; seven days you will ordain them.

Exodus 29:9

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

Leviticus 8:22

Then he brought the second ram near, the ram of the consecration, and Aaron and his sons placed their hands on the ram's head,

Judges 17:5

The man Micah had for himself {a shrine}, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and {he appointed one of his sons} who became a priest for him.

Exodus 28:40

And for the sons of Aaron you will make tunics, and you will make for them sashes and headdresses; you will make them for glory and for splendor.

Exodus 28:42

And make for them undergarments of linen to cover naked flesh; they will be from loins to thigh.

Exodus 39:27-29

And they made the tunics of fine linen, a weaver's work, for Aaron and for his sons, and the turban of fine linen and the headdresses of the headbands of fine linen and undergarments of the linen cloth, finely twisted, and the sash of finely twisted linen and blue and purple and crimson [yarns], the work of an embroiderer, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:13

Then Moses brought Aaron's sons near and clothed them [with] tunics and tied a sash [around] {each one}, and he bound headbands on them, [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

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