aaronites

Aaronite

[air-uh-nahyt, ar-]
noun
one of the priestly descendants of Aaron.

Origin:
Aaron + -ite

Aaronitic [air-uh-nit-ik, ar-] , adjective
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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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