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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Priest

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  • BEFORE MOSES
    • Melchizedek
      Genesis 14:18; Hebrews 5:6,10,11; 6:20; 7:1-21
    • Jethro
      Exodus 2:16
    • Priests in Israel before the giving of the law
      Exodus 19:22,24
    • Called "angel,"
      Ecclesiastes 5:6

  • THE TIME OF MOSES
    Exodus 28:1-4; 29:9,44; Numbers 3:10; 18:7; 1 Chronicles 23:13
    • Hereditary, descent of office
      Exodus 27:21; 28:43; 29:9
    • Consecration of
      Exodus 29:1-9,19-35; 40:12-16; Leviticus 6:20-23; 8:6-35; Hebrews 7:21
    • Is holy
      Leviticus 21:6,7; 22:9,16
    • Ablutions of
      Exodus 40:30-32; Leviticus 16:24
    • See CONSECRATION OF, aove
    • Must be without blemish
      Leviticus 21:17-23
    • Vestments of
      Exodus 28:2-43; 39:1-29; Leviticus 6:10,11; 8:13; Ezekiel 44:17-19
    • Don vestments in the temple area
      Ezekiel 42:14; 44:19
    • Atonement for
      Leviticus 16:6,24; Ezekiel 44:27
    • Defilement and purification of
      Ezekiel 44:25,26
    • Marriage of
      Leviticus 21:7-15; Ezekiel 44:22
    • Chambers for, in the temple area
      Ezekiel 40:45,46
    • Exempt from tax
      Ezra 7:24
    • Armed and organized for war at the time of the disaffection Toward Saul
      1 Chronicles 12:27,28
    • Beard and hair of
      Ezekiel 44:20
    • Twenty-four divisions (shifts) of
      1 Chronicles 24:1-19; 28:13,21; 2 Chronicles 8:14; 31:2; 35:4,5; Ezra 2:36-39; Nehemiah 13:30
    • Chosen by lot
      Luke 1:8,9,23
    • Usurpations of office of
      Numbers 3:10; 16; 18:7; 2 Chronicles 26:18
    • Priests who were not from the sons of Levi were appointed by Jeroboam
      1 Kings 12:31; 13:33
    • See LEVITES
    • See MINISTERS

  • DUTIES OF
    • To offer sacrifices
      Leviticus 1:4-17; 2:2,16; 3:5,11,13,16; 4:5-12,17,25,26,30-35; 1 Chronicles 16:40; 2 Chronicles 13:11; 29:34; 35:11-14; Ezra 6:20; Hebrews 10:11
    • See OFFERINGS
    • To offer the firstfruits
      Leviticus 23:10,11; Deuteronomy 26:3,4
    • Pronounce benedictions
      Numbers 6:22-27; Deuteronomy 21:5; 2 Chronicles 30:27
    • Teach the law
      Leviticus 10:11; Deuteronomy 24:8; 27:14; 31:9-13; 33:10; Jeremiah 2:8; Malachi 2:7
    • Light the lamps in the tabernacle
      Exodus 27:20,21; 2 Chronicles 13:11; Leviticus 24:3,4
    • Keep the sacred fire always burning
      Leviticus 6:12,13
    • To furnish a quota of wood for the sanctuary
      Nehemiah 10:34
    • Responsible for the sanctuary
      Numbers 4:5-15; 18:1,5,7
    • To act as scribes
      Ezra 7:1-6; Nehemiah 8:9
    • Be present at and supervise the tithing
      Nehemiah 10:38
    • Sound the trumpet in summoning assemblies and in battle
      Numbers 10:2-10; 31:6; Joshua 6; 2 Chronicles 13:12
    • Examine lepers
    • See LEPROSY
    • Purify the unclean
      Leviticus 15:31
    • See DEFILEMENT
    • Valuate things devoted
      Leviticus 27:8,12
    • Officiate in the Holy Place
      Hebrews 9:6
    • Chiefs of Levites
      Numbers 3:9,32; 4:19,28,33; 1 Chronicles 9:20
    • To act as magistrates
      Numbers 5:14-31; Deuteronomy 17:8-13; 19:17; 21:5; 2 Chronicles 19:8; Ezekiel 44:23,24
    • To encourage the army on the eve of battle
      Deuteronomy 20:2-4
    • Carry the ark of the covenant
      • Through the Jordan River
        Joshua 3; 4:15-18
      • In battle
        1 Samuel 4:3-5

  • BENEFITS OF
    • No part of the land of Canaan allowed to
      Numbers 18:20; Deuteronomy 10:9; 14:27; 18:1,2; Joshua 13:14,33; 14:3; 18:7; Ezekiel 44:28
    • Provided with cities and suburbs
      Leviticus 25:32-34; Numbers 35:2-8; Joshua 21:1-4,13-19,41,42; 1 Chronicles 6:57-60; Nehemiah 11:11,20; Ezekiel 45:1-6; 48:8-20
    • Own lands sanctified to the Lord
      Leviticus 27:21
    • Tithes of the tithes
      Numbers 18:8-18,26-32; Nehemiah 10:38
    • Part of the plunder of war, including captives
      Numbers 31:25-29
    • Firstfruits
      Leviticus 23:20; 24:9; Numbers 18:12,13,17,18; Deuteronomy 18:3-5; Nehemiah 10:36
    • Redemption money
      Leviticus 27:23
    • Of the firstborn
      Numbers 3:46-51; 18:15,16
    • Things devoted
      Leviticus 27:21; Numbers 5:9,10; 18:14
    • Fines
      Leviticus 5:16; 22:14; Numbers 5:8
    • Trespass money and other trepass offerings
      Leviticus 5:15,18; Numbers 18:9; 2 Kings 12:16
    • The shewbread
      Exodus 25:30; Leviticus 24:5-9; 2 Chronicles 2:4; 13:11; Nehemiah 10:33; Matthew 12:4; Hebrews 9:2
    • Portions of sacrifices and offerings
      Exodus 29:27-34; Leviticus 2:2,3,9,10; 5:12,13,16; 6:15-18,26; 7:6-10,31-34; 10:12-14; 14:12,13; Numbers 6:19,20; 18:8-19; Deuteronomy 18:3-5; 1 Samuel 2:13,14; Ezekiel 44:28-31; 45:1-4; 1 Corinthians 9:13
    • Regulations by Hezekiah concerning benefits to the priests
      2 Chronicles 31:4-19
    • Portion of land allotted to, in redistribution in Ezekiel's Vision
      Ezekiel 48:8-14
    • For the sustenance of their families
      Leviticus 22:11-13; Numbers 18:11,19

  • FIGURATIVE
    Exodus 19:6; Isaiah 61:6; 1 Peter 2:9; Revelation 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
      Leviticus 21:10-15; Numbers 3:32
    • For qualifications, consecration, etc
      • See under the general topic above, PRIEST, MOAIC INSTITUTION OF
      • Vestments of
        Exodus 28:2-43; 39:1-31; Leviticus 8:7-9
      • Respect due to
        Acts 23:5
      • DUTIES OF
      • Had charge of the sanctuary and altar
        Numbers 18:2,5,7
    • To offer sacrifices
      Hebrews 5:1; 8:3
    • To designate subordinate priests for duty
      Numbers 4:19; 1 Samuel 2:36
    • To officiate in consecrations of Levites
      Numbers 8:11-21
    • To have charge of the treasury
      2 Kings 12:10; 22:4; 2 Chronicles 24:6-14; 34:9
    • To light the lamps of the tabernacle
      Exodus 27:20,21; 30:8; Leviticus 24:3,4; Numbers 8:3
    • To burn incense
      Exodus 30:7,8; 1 Samuel 2:28; 1 Chronicles 23:13
    • To place shewbread on the table every Sabbath
      Leviticus 24:8
    • To offer for his own sins of ignorance
      Leviticus 4:3-12
    • On the Day of Atonement
      Exodus 30:10; Leviticus 16; Hebrews 5:3; 9:7,22,23
    • Judicial
      Numbers 5:15; Deuteronomy 17:8-13; 1 Samuel 4:18; Hosea 4:4; Matthew 26:3,50,57,62; Acts 5:21-28; 23:1-5
    • To count the people
      Numbers 1:3
    • Officiate at the choice of a ruler
      Numbers 27:18,19,21
    • Distribute the plunder of war
      Numbers 31:26-29
    • Benefits of
      • See PRIEST, BENEFITS OF, aove
      • A second priest, under the high priest
        Numbers 3:32; 4:16; 31:6; 1 Chronicles 9:20; 2 Samuel 15:24; 2 Kings 25:18; Luke 3:2

  • MISCELLANEOUS FACTS CONCERNING
    • Loyal to Rehoboam at the time of the revolt of the ten Tribes
      2 Chronicles 11:13
    • Zeal of, in purging the temple
      2 Chronicles 29:4-17
    • Wickedness of
      2 Chronicles 36:14
    • Taken with the captivity to Babylon
      Jeremiah 29:1
    • Return from the captivity
      Ezra 1:5; 2:36-39,61,70; 3:8; 7:7; 8:24-30; Nehemiah 7:39-42,63-73; 10:1-8; 12:1-7
    • Polluted by marrying idolatrous wives
      Ezra 9:1,2; 10:5,18,19; Nehemiah 10:28
    • Restore the altar, and offer sacrifices
      Ezra 3:1-7
    • Supervise the building of the new temple
      Ezra 3:8-13
    • Inquire of John the Baptist to see if he might be the Messiah
      John 1:19
    • Conspire to destroy Jesus
      Matthew 26:3-5,14,15,47,51; Mark 14:10,11,43-47,53-66; 15:1; Luke 22:2-6,50,54,66-71; 23:1,2; John 11:47; 19:15,16,18
    • Put on trial and condemn Jesus
      Matthew 26:57-68; 27:1,2; Mark 14:53-65; Luke 22:54-71; 23:13-24; John 18:15-32
    • Incite the people to ask that Barabbas be released and Jesus Be destroyed
      Matthew 27:20; Mark 15:11; Luke 23:18
    • Persecute the disciples
      Acts 22:5
    • Reprove and threaten Peter and John
      Acts 4:6-21; 5:17-41
    • Put on trial, condemn, and stone Stephen
      Acts 6:12-15; 7
    • Paul brought before
      Acts 22:30; 23:1-5
    • Corrupt
      Jeremiah 23:11,12; Ezekiel 22:26; Luke 10:31
    • Instances of
      • Eli's sons
        1 Samuel 2:12-17,22
      • Of the captivity
        Ezra 9:1,2; 10:18-22; Nehemiah 13:4-9,13,28,29
      • Zealous
        1 Chronicles 9:10-13
      • Priestly office performed by prophets
        1 Samuel 16:5

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Priest'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/p/priest.html. 1896.

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