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PRIEST

–BEFORE MOSES

.Melchizedek Ge 14:18; Heb 5:6,10,11; 6:20; 7:1-21

.Jethro Ex 2:16

.Priests in Israel before the giving of the law Ex 19:22,24

.Called “angel,” Ec 5:6

–THE TIME OF MOSES Ex 28:1-4; 29:9,44; Nu 3:10; 18:7; 1Ch 23:13

.Hereditary, descent of office Ex 27:21; 28:43; 29:9

.Consecration of Ex 29:1-9,19-35; 40:12-16; Le 6:20-23; 8:6-35; Heb 7:21

.Is holy Le 21:6,7; 22:9,16

.Ablutions of Ex 40:30-32; Le 16:24

.See CONSECRATION OF, above

.Must be without blemish Le 21:17-23

.Vestments of Ex 28:2-43; 39:1-29; Le 6:10,11; 8:13; Eze 44:17-19

.Don vestments in the temple area Eze 42:14; 44:19

.Atonement for Le 16:6,24; Eze 44:27

.Defilement and purification of Eze 44:25,26

.Marriage of Le 21:7-15; Eze 44:22

.Chambers for, in the temple area Eze 40:45,46

.Exempt from tax Ezr 7:24

.Armed and organized for war at the time of the disaffection toward Saul 1Ch 12:27,28

.Beard and hair of Eze 44:20

.Twenty-four divisions (shifts) of 1Ch 24:1-19; 28:13,21; 2Ch 8:14; 31:2; 35:4,5; Ezr 2:36-39; Ne 13:30

.Chosen by lot Lu 1:8,9,23

.Usurpations of office of Nu 3:10; 16; 18:7; 2Ch 26:18

.Priests who were not from the sons of Levi were appointed by Jeroboam 1Ki 12:31; 13:33

.See LEVITES

.See MINISTERS

–DUTIES OF

.To offer sacrifices Le 1:4-17; 2:2,16; 3:5,11,13,16; 4:5-12,17,25,26,30-35; 1Ch 16:40; 2Ch 13:11; 29:34; 35:11-14; Ezr 6:20; Heb 10:11

.See OFFERINGS

.To offer the firstfruits Le 23:10,11; De 26:3,4

.Pronounce benedictions Nu 6:22-27; De 21:5; 2Ch 30:27

.Teach the law Le 10:11; De 24:8; 27:14; 31:9-13; 33:10; Jer 2:8; Mal 2:7

.Light the lamps in the tabernacle Ex 27:20,21; 2Ch 13:11; Le 24:3,4

.Keep the sacred fire always burning Le 6:12,13

.To furnish a quota of wood for the sanctuary Ne 10:34

.Responsible for the sanctuary Nu 4:5-15; 18:1,5,7

.To act as scribes Ezr 7:1-6; Ne 8:9

.Be present at and supervise the tithing Ne 10:38

.Sound the trumpet in summoning assemblies and in battle Nu 10:2-10; 31:6; Jos 6; 2Ch 13:12

.Examine lepers

.See LEPROSY

.Purify the unclean Le 15:31

.See DEFILEMENT

.Valuate things devoted Le 27:8,12

.Officiate in the Holy Place Heb 9:6

.Chiefs of Levites Nu 3:9,32; 4:19,28,33; 1Ch 9:20

.To act as magistrates Nu 5:14-31; De 17:8-13; 19:17; 21:5; 2Ch 19:8; Eze 44:23,24

.To encourage the army on the eve of battle De 20:2-4

.Carry the ark of the covenant

.Through the Jordan River Jos 3; 4:15-18

.In battle 1Sa 4:3-5

–BENEFITS OF

.No part of the land of Canaan allowed to Nu 18:20; De 10:9; 14:27; 18:1,2; Jos 13:14,33; 14:3; 18:7; Eze 44:28

.Provided with cities and suburbs Le 25:32-34; Nu 35:2-8; Jos 21:1-4,13-19,41,42; 1Ch 6:57-60; Ne 11:11,20; Eze 45:1-6; 48:8-20

.Own lands sanctified to the Lord Le 27:21

.Tithes of the tithes Nu 18:8-18,26-32; Ne 10:38

.Part of the plunder of war, including captives Nu 31:25-29

.Firstfruits Le 23:20; 24:9; Nu 18:12,13,17,18; De 18:3-5; Ne 10:36

.Redemption money Le 27:23

.Of the firstborn Nu 3:46-51; 18:15,16

.Things devoted Le 27:21; Nu 5:9,10; 18:14

.Fines Le 5:16; 22:14; Nu 5:8

.Trespass money and other trepass offerings Le 5:15,18; Nu 18:9; 2Ki 12:16

.The shewbread Ex 25:30; Le 24:5-9; 2Ch 2:4; 13:11; Ne 10:33; Mt 12:4; Heb 9:2

.Portions of sacrifices and offerings Ex 29:27-34; Le 2:2,3,9,10; 5:12,13,16; 6:15-18,26; 7:6-10,31-34; 10:12-14; 14:12,13; Nu 6:19,20; 18:8-19; De 18:3-5; 1Sa 2:13,14; Eze 44:28-31; 45:1-4; 1Co 9:13

.Regulations by Hezekiah concerning benefits to the priests 2Ch 31:4-19

.Portion of land allotted to, in redistribution in Ezekiel’ s vision Eze 48:8-14

.For the sustenance of their families Le 22:11-13; Nu 18:11,19

–FIGURATIVE Ex 19:6; Isa 61:6; 1Pe 2:9; Re 1:6; 5:10; 20:6

–HIGH PRIEST

–(Moses did not denominate Aaron chief or high priest)

–(The function he served was superior to that of other priests)

.The title appears after the institution of the office Le 21:10-15; Nu 3:32

.For qualifications, consecration, etc

.See under the general topic above, PRIEST, MOSAIC INSTITUTION OF

.Vestments of Ex 28:2-43; 39:1-31; Le 8:7-9

.Respect due to Ac 23:5

.DUTIES OF

.Had charge of the sanctuary and altar Nu 18:2,5,7

.To offer sacrifices Heb 5:1; 8:3

.To designate subordinate priests for duty Nu 4:19; 1Sa 2:36

.To officiate in consecrations of Levites Nu 8:11-21

.To have charge of the treasury 2Ki 12:10; 22:4; 2Ch 24:6-14; 34:9

.To light the lamps of the tabernacle Ex 27:20,21; 30:8; Le 24:3,4; Nu 8:3

.To burn incense Ex 30:7,8; 1Sa 2:28; 1Ch 23:13

.To place shewbread on the table every Sabbath Le 24:8

.To offer for his own sins of ignorance Le 4:3-12

.On the Day of Atonement Ex 30:10; Le 16; Heb 5:3; 9:7,22,23

.Judicial Nu 5:15; De 17:8-13; 1Sa 4:18; Ho 4:4; Mt 26:3,50,57,62; Ac 5:21-28; 23:1-5

.To count the people Nu 1:3

.Officiate at the choice of a ruler Nu 27:18,19,21

.Distribute the plunder of war Nu 31:26-29

.Benefits of

.See PRIEST, BENEFITS OF, above

.A second priest, under the high priest Nu 3:32; 4:16; 31:6; 1Ch 9:20; 2Sa 15:24; 2Ki 25:18; Lu 3:2

–MISCELLANEOUS FACTS CONCERNING

.Loyal to Rehoboam at the time of the revolt of the ten tribes 2Ch 11:13

.Zeal of, in purging the temple 2Ch 29:4-17

.Wickedness of 2Ch 36:14

.Taken with the captivity to Babylon Jer 29:1

.Return from the captivity Ezr 1:5; 2:36-39,61,70; 3:8; 7:7; 8:24-30; Ne 7:39-42,63-73; 10:1-8; 12:1-7

.Polluted by marrying idolatrous wives Ezr 9:1,2; 10:5,18,19; Ne 10:28

.Restore the altar, and offer sacrifices Ezr 3:1-7

.Supervise the building of the new temple Ezr 3:8-13

.Inquire of John the Baptist to see if he might be the Messiah Joh 1:19

.Conspire to destroy Jesus Mt 26:3-5,14,15,47,51; Mr 14:10,11,43-47,53-66; 15:1; Lu 22:2-6,50,54,66-71; 23:1,2; Joh 11:47; 19:15,16,18

.Put on trial and condemn Jesus Mt 26:57-68; 27:1,2; Mr 14:53-65; Lu 22:54-71; 23:13-24; Joh 18:15-32

.Incite the people to ask that Barabbas be released and Jesus be destroyed Mt 27:20; Mr 15:11; Lu 23:18

.Persecute the disciples Ac 22:5

.Reprove and threaten Peter and John Ac 4:6-21; 5:17-41

.Put on trial, condemn, and stone Stephen Ac 6:12-15; 7

.Paul brought before Ac 22:30; 23:1-5

.Corrupt Jer 23:11,12; Eze 22:26; Lu 10:31

.Instances of

.Eli’ s sons 1Sa 2:12-17,22

.Of the captivity Ezr 9:1,2; 10:18-22; Ne 13:4-9,13,28,29

.Zealous 1Ch 9:10-13

.Priestly office performed by prophets 1Sa 16:5

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