Sentence Examples

  • 7) on the view that TJzza was not a Levite, hence the catastrophe.
  • 17); however, every Levite was a priest, or at least qualified to become one (Deut.
  • 5 reads "the Levite priests," the phrase characteristic of the Deuteronomic identification of priestly and Levitical ministry.
  • The exact meaning of these features is not clear, but if it be remembered (a) that the Levites of post-exilic literature represent only the result of a long and intricate development, (b) that the name "Levite," in the later stages at least, was extended to include all priestly servants, and (c) that the priesthoods, in tending to become hereditary, included priests who were Levites by adoption and not by descent, it will be recognized that the examination of the evidence for the earlier stages cannot confine itself to those narratives where the specific term alone occurs.
  • Even the name Levite itself is of uncertain origin.

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