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Aaron (referring to both the person and his priesthood)
Greek-English Concordance for Ἀαρών
|There was in the days of Herod, king of Judah, a certain priest by the name of Zechariah, of the priestly division of Abijah; and his wife was from the daughters of Aaron (Aarōn | Ἀαρών | gen sg masc), and her name was Elizabeth.
|saying to Aaron (Aarōn | Ἀαρών | dat sg masc), ‘Make for us gods who will go before us, for this Moses who brought us from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has happened to him.’
|And no one takes this honor on his own accord, but receives it when called by God, just as Aaron (Aarōn | Ἀαρών | nom sg masc) also was.
|If, then, perfection had been attainable through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people had received the law), what further need would there have been for another kind of priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, rather than one designated after the order of Aaron (Aarōn | Ἀαρών | gen sg masc)?
|It contained the golden altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which were the golden urn containing the manna, Aaron’s (Aarōn | Ἀαρών | gen sg masc) rod that had budded, and the stone tablets of the covenant.