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Aaronite

[air-uh-nahyt, ar-] /ˈɛər əˌnaɪt, ˈær-/
noun
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one of the priestly descendants of Aaron.
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Aaronitic
[air-uh-nit-ik, ar-] /ˌɛər əˈnɪt ɪk, ˌær-/ (Show IPA),
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aaronites in the Bible

the descendants of Aaron, and therefore priests. Jehoiada, the father of Benaiah, led 3,700 Aaronites as "fighting men" to the support of David at Hebron (1 Chr. 12:27). Eleazar (Num. 3:32), and at a later period Zadok (1 Chr. 27:17), was their chief.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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