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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

High Priest, the

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  • Specially called of God
    Exodus 28:1,2; Hebrews 5:4

  • Consecrated to his office
    Exodus 40:13; Leviticus 8:12

  • WAS CALLED
    • The priest
      Exodus 29:30; Nehemiah 7:65
    • God's high priest
      Acts 23:4
    • Ruler of the people
      Exodus 22:28; Acts 23:5

  • The office of, hereditary
    Exodus 29:29

  • Next in rank to the king
    Lamentations 2:6

  • Often exercised chief civil power
    1 Samuel 4:18

  • DUTIES OF
    • Offering gifts and sacrifices
      Hebrews 5:1
    • Lighting the sacred lamps
      Exodus 30:8; Numbers 8:3
    • Making atonement in the most holy place once a year
      Leviticus 16:1-34; Hebrews 9:7
    • Bearing before the Lord the names of Israel for a memorial
      Exodus 28:12,29
    • Enquiring of God by Urim and Thummim
      1 Samuel 23:9-12; 30:7,8
    • Consecrating the Levites
      Numbers 9:11-21
    • Appointing priests to offices
      1 Samuel 2:36
    • Taking charge of money collected in the sacred treasury
      2 Kings 12:10; 22:4
    • Presiding in the superior court
      Matthew 26:3,57-62; Acts 5:21-28; 23:1-5
    • Taking the census of the people
      Numbers 1:3
    • Blessing the people
      Leviticus 9:22,23

  • Sometimes enabled to prophesy
    John 11:49-52

  • Assisted by a deputy
    2 Samuel 15:24; Luke 3:2

  • THE DEPUTY OF
    • Called the second priest
      2 Kings 25:18
    • Had oversight of the tabernacle
      Numbers 4:16
    • Had oversight of the Levites
      Numbers 3:32

  • To marry a virgin of Aaron's family
    Leviticus 21:13,14

  • Forbidden to mourn for any
    Leviticus 21:1-12

  • To be tender and compassionate
    Hebrews 5:2

  • Needed to sacrifice for himself
    Hebrews 5:1-3

  • SPECIAL GARMENTS OF
    • Ephod with its curious girdle
      Exodus 28:6,7
    • Girdle
      Exodus 28:4,39
    • Broidered coat
      Exodus 28:4,39
    • Robe of the ephod
      Exodus 28:31-35
    • Breastplate
      Exodus 28:15-29
    • Linen mitre
      Exodus 28:4,39
    • Plate or crown of gold, &c
      Exodus 28:36-38

  • Made by divine wisdom given to Bezaleel, &c
    Exodus 28:3; 36:1; 39:1

  • Were for beauty and ornament
    Exodus 28:2

  • Worn at his consecration
    Leviticus 8:7,9
    • Worn seven days after consecration
      Exodus 29:30
    • Descended to his successors
      Exodus 29:29

  • Wore the ordinary priest's garments when making atonement in The holy place
    Leviticus 16:4

  • Office of, promised to the posterity of Phinehas for his zeal
    Numbers 25:12,13

  • Family of Eli degraded from office of, for bad conduct
    1 Samuel 2:27-36

  • Sometimes deposed by the kings
    1 Kings 2:27

  • Office of, made annual by the Romans
    John 11:49-51; Acts 4:6

  • TYPIFIED CHRIST IN
    • Being called of God
      Hebrews 5:4,5
    • His title
      Hebrews 3:1
    • His appointment
      Isaiah 61:1; John 1:32-34
    • Making atonement
      Leviticus 16:33; Hebrews 2:17
    • Splendid dress
      Exodus 28:2; John 1:14
    • Being liable to temptation
      Hebrews 2:18
    • Compassion and sympathy for the weak and ignorant
      Hebrews 4:15; 5:1,2
    • Marrying a virgin
      Leviticus 21:13,14; 2 Corinthians 11:2
    • Holiness of office
      Leviticus 21:15; Hebrews 7:26
    • Performing by himself all the services on day of atonement
      Leviticus 16:1-34; Hebrews 1:3
    • Bearing the names of Israel upon his heart
      Exodus 28:29; Song of Solomon 8:6
    • Alone entering into most holy place
      Hebrews 9:7,12,24; 4:14
    • Interceding
      Numbers 16:43-48; Hebrews 7:25
    • Blessing
      Leviticus 9:22,23; Acts 3:26

  • INFERIOR TO CHRIST IN
    • Needing to make atonement for his own sins
      Hebrews 5:2,3; 7:26-28; 9:7
    • Being of the order of Aaron
      Hebrews 6:20; 7:11-17; 8:4,5,1,2,6
    • Being made without an oath
      Hebrews 7:20-22
    • Not being able to continue
      Hebrews 7:23,24
    • Offering oftentimes the same sacrifices
      Hebrews 9:25,26,28; 10:11,12,14
    • Entering into holiest every year
      Hebrews 9:7,12,25

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'High Priest, the'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/h/high-priest-the.html. 1897.

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