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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aaron the High Priest
Aaron the High Priest (אַהֲרֹן‎, aharon; Ἀαρών, Aarōn). Descendant of Levi, brother of Moses and Miriam, and the first high priest. Aaron was a leader of the Hebrew people during the exodus from Egypt and during their time roaming in the wilderness. His descendants served as Israel’s priests.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aaron (Person)
AARON (PERSON) [Heb ʾahărōn (אַהֲרֹן)]. AARONITES. The son of Amram and the brother of Moses and Miriam who was the eponymous ancestor of the priestly Aaronites and the paradigm for later priests. He dies at Mount Hur (Deut 32:50) and is succeeded by his son Eleazar (Num 20:22–29). Aaronites are the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aaron
Aaron. Moses’ brother and Israel’s first high priest. In the biblical Books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers, Aaron was Moses’ spokesman and assistant during the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt. Aaron was three years older than Moses and was 83 when they first confronted the pharaoh (Ex 7:7). Their sister
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aaron
Aaron ârʹən [Heb. ’aharôn—meaning uncertain; Gk. Aarōn]. Moses’ older brother, the first high priest. According to the genealogical lists he was third in descent from Levi (Ex. 6:16–20; 1 Ch. 6:1–3). However, the genealogy may be incomplete, since in Ruth 4:18–20 the Judah list has six names. He
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aaron
AARON Moses’ brother and Israel’s first high priest. In the books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers, Aaron was Moses’ spokesman and assistant during the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt. Aaron was three years older than Moses and was 83 when they first confronted the pharaoh (Ex 7:7). Their sister, Miriam
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Aaron
Aaron (air´uhn), a descendant of Levi and the brother of Moses and Miriam (Exod. 6:20; Num. 26:59; 1 Chron. 6:3). The name is of uncertain meaning, but may be Egyptian.In Mic. 6:4, the only reference to him in the prophetic books, Aaron is said to have been sent by God, together with Moses and Miriam,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aaron
AARON. Aaron is known best as the head of the Heb. priesthood. He was a descendant of Levi, the son of Amram and his wife Jochebed (Ex 6:20). A younger brother of Miriam, he was three years old when his brother Moses was born (Ex 7:7). He had four sons by his wife Elisheba: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Aaron
AARON (Heb. ’aharôn) According to the genealogy of Ex. 6:14 ff., Aaron was one of the two sons of Amram and Jochebed (the other being Moses) and third in line of descent from Levi (Levi-Kohath-Amram-Aaron); according to Ex. 7:7 he was 3 years older than Moses. Miriam, their sister, was older still,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aaron
Aaron (Heb. ʾahărōn)A descendant of Levi and brother of Moses (Exod. 6:20; Num. 26:59; 1 Chr. 6:3 [MT 5:22]), a co-leader with Moses and their sister Miriam leading the Israelites out of Egypt through the wilderness (Mic. 6:4; Exod. 4:10–16; 7:1–25), and Israel’s first high priest and ancestor of the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aaron
Aaron [ârˊən] (Heb. ˒aharôn; possibly of Egyptian origin). The brother of Moses and the first high priest of Israel.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Aaron
AARON Elder brother of Moses, and first high priest of Israel; ancestor of the priestly Aaronites (Exod 6:20; 7:7; 15:20).
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Aaron
Aaron. In Hebrew tradition *Moses’ brother. He is first mentioned in the narrative of Moses’ vision on Mt. Horeb (Exod. 4:14), when Yahweh assigns him to Moses as his assistant. Yahweh afterwards appointed him and his descendants to be priests (Exod. 28 and 29; Num. 8 and 18), an office he kept despite
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Amram Father
Amminadab Father-In-Law
Jochebed Mother
Moses Brother
Miriam Sister
Elisheba Wife
Eleazar Son
Ithamar Son
Nadab Son
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Levi Grandfather
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Merari Uncle
Kohath Grandfather
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Amminadab Cousin
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