[ ai-ron-ik, a-ron- ]
/ ɛəˈrɒn ɪk, æˈrɒn- /
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of or relating to Aaron.
pertaining or belonging to the order of Jewish priests descended from Aaron.
of the second, or lesser, order of priesthood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Words nearby Aaronic
Aargau, Aarhus, AARNet, Aaron, Aaron, Henry, Aaronic, Aaronical, Aaronite, Aaron's beard, Aaron's rod, AARP
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How to use Aaronic in a sentence
Abraham, bearing the whole Aaronic hierarchy potentially within him, defers to Melchizedek as to his greater.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|Handley C.G. Moule
There are two classes of priesthood: The Melchizedek and the Aaronic.
It concludes with a splendid paraphrase of the Aaronic benediction.The Story of Our Hymns|Ernest Edwin Ryden
He could not be a priest on earth, because the Aaronic priesthood was then in force, and He was not of the Aaronic family.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
The Aaronic priesthood includes (beginning with the lowest) the offices of deacon, teacher, priest, and bishop.
British Dictionary definitions for Aaronic
/ (ɛəˈrɒnɪk) /
of or relating to Aaron, his family, or the priestly dynasty initiated by him
of or relating to the Israelite high priesthood
of or relating to the priesthood in general
Mormon Church denoting or relating to the second order of the Mormon priesthood
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