Origin of high priesthood
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According to the history the high-priesthood did not invariably follow the line of Eleazar.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
Thus arose a civil war through the ambition of two men, who both sought the high-priesthood as a road to power.
Zadok's descendants sole incumbents of the high-priesthood, 160.
As the high-priesthood became a hereditary office it acquired quite a royal distinction.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
The inference is that His high-priesthood has abolished the old covenant and ratified the new.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards