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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Priests: First Notice of Persons Acting As

Gen 4:3,4

Priests: During Patriarchal Age Heads of Families Acted As

Gen 8:20; 12:8; 35:7

Priests: After the exodus young men (first-born) deputed to act as

Exd 24:5; 19:22

Priests: The sons of Aaron appointed as, by perpetual statute

Exd 29:9; 40:15

Priests: All except Seed of Aaron Excluded from Being

Num 3:10; 16:40; 18:7

Priests: Sanctified by God for the Office

Exd 29:44

Priests: Publicly Consecrated

Exd 28:3; Num 3:3

Priests: Ceremonies at Consecration Of

Washing in water

Exd 29:4; Lev 8:6

Clothing with the holy garments

Exd 29:8,9; 40:14; Lev 8:13

Anointing with oil

Exd 30:30; 40:13

Offering sacrifices

Exd 29:10-19; Lev 8:14-23

Purification by blood of the consecration ram

Exd 29:20,21; Lev 8:23,24

Placing in their hands the wave-offering

Exd 29:22-24; Lev 8:25-27

Partaking of the sacrifices of consecration

Exd 29:31-33; Lev 8:31,32

Lasted seven days

Exd 29:35-37; Lev 8:33

Priests: Required to remain in the tabernacle seven days after

Lev 8:33-36

Priests: No blemished or defective persons could be consecrated

Lev 21:17-23

Priests: Required to prove their genealogy before they exercised the

Ezr 2:62; Neh 7:64

Priests: Garments Of

The coat or tunic

Exd 28:40; 39:27

The girdle

Exd 28:40

The bonnet

Exd 28:40; 39:28

The linen breeches

Exd 28:42; 39:28

Worn at consecration

Exd 29:9; 40:15

Worn always while engaged in the service of the tabernacle

Exd 28:43; 39:41

Worn by the high priest on the day of atonement

Lev 16:4

Purified by sprinkling of blood

Exd 29:21

Laid up in holy chambers

Eze 44:19

Often provided by the people

Ezr 2:68,69; Neh 7:70,72

Priests: Required to wash in the brazen laver before they performed

Exd 30:18-21

Priests: Services Of

Keeping the charge of the tabernacle

Num 18:1,5,7

Covering the sacred things of the sanctuary before removal

Num 4:5-15

Offering sacrifices

Lev 1:1-6:30; 2Ch 29:34; 35:11

Lighting and trimming the lamps of the sanctuary

Exd 27:20,21; Lev 24:3,4

Keeping the sacred fire always burning on the altar

Lev 6:12,13

Burning incense

Exd 20:7,8; Luk 1:9

Placing and removing show-bread

Lev 24:5-9

Offering first fruits

Lev 23:10,11; Deu 26:3,4

Blessing the people

Num 6:23-27

Purifying the unclean

Lev 15:30,31

Deciding in cases of jealousy

Num 5:14,15

Deciding in cases of leprosy

Lev 13:2-59; 14:34-45

Judging in cases of controversy

Deu 17:8-13; 21:5

Teaching the law

Deu 33:8,10; Mal 2:7

Blowing the trumpets on various occasions

Num 10:1-10; Jos 6:3,4

Carrying the ark

Jos 3:6,17; 6:12

Encouraging the people when they went to war

Deu 20:1-4

Valuing things devoted

Lev 27:8

Priests: Were to live by the altar as they had no inheritance

Deu 18:1,2; 1Cr 9:13

Priests: Revenues Of

Tenth of the tithes paid to the Levites

Num 18:26,28; Neh 10:37,38; Hbr 7:5


Num 18:8,12,13; Deu 18:4

Redemption-money of the first-born

Num 3:48,51; 18:15,16

First-born of animals or their substitutes

Num 18:17,18; Exd 13:12,13

First of the wool of sheep

Deu 18:4

Show-bread after its removal

Lev 24:9; 1Sa 21:4-6; Mat 12:4

Part of all sacrifices

Lev 7:6-10,31,34; Num 6:19,20; 18:8-11; Deu 18:3

All devoted things

Num 18:14

All restitutions when the owner could not be found

Num 5:8

A fixed portion of the spoil taken in war

Num 31:29,41

Priests: Thirteen of the Levitical cities given to, for residence

1Ch 6:57-60; Num 35:1-8

Priests: Might Purchase and Hold Other Lands in Possession

1Ki 2:26; Jer 32:8,9

Priests: Special Laws Respecting

Not to marry divorced or improper persons

Lev 21:7

Not to defile themselves for the dead except the nearest of kin

Lev 21:1-6

Not to drink wine, &c while attending in the tabernacle

Lev 10:9; Eze 44:21

Not to defile themselves by eating what died or was torn

Lev 22:8

While unclean could not perform any service

Lev 22:1,2; Num 19:6,7

While unclean could not eat of the holy things

Lev 22:3-7

No sojourner or hired servant to eat of their portion

Lev 22:10

All bought and home-born servants to eat of their portion

Lev 22:11

Children of, married to strangers, not to eat of their portion

Lev 22:12

Restitution to be made to, by persons ignorantly eating of their holy things

Lev 22:14-16

Priests: Divided by David into Twenty-Four Courses

1Ch 24:1-19; 2Ch 8:14; 35:4,5

Priests: The four courses which returned from Babylon subdivided into

Ezr 2:36-39; Luk 1:5

Priests: Each Course Of, Had Its President or Chief

1Ch 24:6,31; 2Ch 36:14

Priests: Services Of, Divided by Lot

Luk 1:9

Priests: Punishment for Invading the Office Of

Num 16:1-35; 18:7; 2Ch 26:16-21

Priests: On special occasions persons not of Aaron's family acted as

Jdg 6:24-27; 1Sa 7:9; 1Ki 18:33

Priests: Were Sometimes


1Sa 2:13-17


Isa 28:7

Profane and wicked

1Sa 2:22-24


Jer 6:13

Corrupters of the law

Isa 28:7; Mal 2:8

Slow to sanctify, themselves for God's services

2Ch 29:34

Priests: Generally participated in punishment of the people

Jer 14:18; Lam 2:20

Priests: Made of the lowest of the people by Jeroboam and others

1Ki 12:21; 2Ki 17:32

Priests: Services Of, Ineffectual for Removing Sin

Hbr 7:11; 10:11

Priests: Illustrative Of


Hbr 10:11,12


Exd 19:6; 1Pe 2:9


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