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Dictionaries :: High Priest, The

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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

High Priest, The: Specially Called of God

Exd 28:1,2; Hbr 5:4

High Priest, The: Consecrated to His Office

Exd 40:13; Lev 8:12

High Priest, The: Was Called

The priest

Exd 29:30; Neh 7:65

God's high priest

Act 23:4

Ruler of the people

Exd 22:28; Act 23:5

High Priest, The: The Office Of, Hereditary

Exd 29:29

High Priest, The: Next in Rank to the King

Lam 2:6

High Priest, The: Often Exercised Chief Civil Power

1Sa 4:18

High Priest, The: Duties Of

Offering gifts and sacrifices

Hbr 5:1

Lighting the sacred lamps

Exd 30:8; Num 8:3

Making atonement in the most holy place once a year

Lev 16:1-34; Hbr 9:7

Bearing before the Lord the names of Israel for a memorial

Exd 28:12,29

Enquiring of God by Urim and Thummim

1Sa 23:9-12; 30:7,8

Consecrating the Levites

Num 9:11-21

Appointing priests to offices

1Sa 2:36

Taking charge of money collected in the sacred treasury

2Ki 12:10; 22:4

Presiding in the superior court

Mat 26:3,57-62; Act 5:21-28; 23:1-5

Taking the census of the people

Num 1:3

Blessing the people

Lev 9:22,23

High Priest, The: Sometimes Enabled to Prophesy

Jhn 11:49-52

High Priest, The: Assisted by a Deputy

2Sa 15:24; Luk 3:2

High Priest, The: The Deputy Of

Called the second priest

2Ki 25:18

Had oversight of the tabernacle

Num 4:16

Had oversight of the Levites

Num 3:32

High Priest, The: To Marry a Virgin of Aaron's Family

Lev 21:13,14

High Priest, The: Forbidden to Mourn for Any

Lev 21:1-12

High Priest, The: To Be Tender and Compassionate

Hbr 5:2

High Priest, The: Needed to Sacrifice for Himself

Hbr 5:1-3

High Priest, The: Special Garments Of

Ephod with its curious girdle

Exd 28:6,7


Exd 28:4,39

Broidered coat

Exd 28:4,39

Robe of the ephod

Exd 28:31-35


Exd 28:15-29

Linen mitre

Exd 28:4,39

Plate or crown of gold, &c

Exd 28:36-38

High Priest, The: Made by Divine Wisdom Given to Bezaleel, &c

Exd 28:3; 36:1; 39:1

High Priest, The: Were for Beauty and Ornament

Exd 28:2

High Priest, The: Worn at His Consecration

Lev 8:7,9

Worn seven days after consecration

Exd 29:30

Descended to his successors

Exd 29:29

High Priest, The: Wore the ordinary priest's garments when making atonement in

Lev 16:4

High Priest, The: Office of, promised to the posterity of Phinehas for his zeal

Num 25:12,13

High Priest, The: Family of Eli degraded from office of, for bad conduct

1Sa 2:27-36

High Priest, The: Sometimes Deposed by the Kings

1Ki 2:27

High Priest, The: Office Of, Made Annual by the Romans

Jhn 11:49-51; Act 4:6

High Priest, The: Typified Christ In

Being called of God

Hbr 5:4,5

His title

Hbr 3:1

His appointment

Isa 61:1; Jhn 1:32-34

Making atonement

Lev 16:33; Hbr 2:17

Splendid dress

Exd 28:2; Jhn 1:14

Being liable to temptation

Hbr 2:18

Compassion and sympathy for the weak and ignorant

Hbr 4:15; 5:1,2

Marrying a virgin

Lev 21:13,14; 2Cr 11:2

Holiness of office

Lev 21:15; Hbr 7:26

Performing by himself all the services on day of atonement

Lev 16:1-34; Hbr 1:3

Bearing the names of Israel upon his heart

Exd 28:29; Sgs 8:6

Alone entering into most holy place

Hbr 9:7,12,24; 4:14


Num 16:43-48; Hbr 7:25


Lev 9:22,23; Act 3:26

High Priest, The: Inferior to Christ In

Needing to make atonement for his own sins

Hbr 5:2,3; 7:26-28; 9:7

Being of the order of Aaron

Hbr 6:20; 7:11-17; 8:4,5,1,2,6

Being made without an oath

Hbr 7:20-22

Not being able to continue

Hbr 7:23,24

Offering oftentimes the same sacrifices

Hbr 9:25,26,28; 10:11,12,14

Entering into holiest every year

Hbr 9:7,12,25


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