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Not Reckoned By Genealogy

January 06, 2021

Not Reckoned By Genealogy

Ezra 2:62 (KJV) These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

In ancient times, genealogy was necessary proof of one’s heritage for many things, including land ownership and, more importantly, a rightful claim to the priesthood.  This verse from Ezra’s book in the Bible speaks of men who attempted to obtain a place in line as priests.  However, these ...

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