(â-rŏn′ĭk, ă-rŏn′-) also Aa·ron·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of, having to do with, or characteristic of Aaron.
2. Mormon Church Of or having to do with the lower order of priests.


1. (Bible) of or relating to Aaron, his family, or the priestly dynasty initiated by him
2. (Bible) of or relating to the Israelite high priesthood
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to the priesthood in general
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Mormon Church denoting or relating to the second order of the Mormon priesthood


(ɛəˈrɒn ɪk, æˈrɒn-)

also Aa•ron′i•cal,

1. of or pertaining to Aaron or the order of Jewish priests descended from him.
2. of or pertaining to the lower order of priests in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Moreover, his sacerdotal status would put to difficulty the Aaronic priesthood enacted later on by Moses.
At a recent meeting, members of the Beirut congregation from a variety of ethnic and social backgrounds listened with rapt attention while missionary Rex Allen talked about the Aaronic priesthood, an ancient institution which Mormons believe was restored to earth in the 19th century after Jesus Christ appeared to an American man named Joseph Smith.
Other historical parts of mosque from are the double-shell dome from Seljuk ear and the unique Bedchamber which is located on the West and South sides of Aaronic arch and is known as one of the masterpieces in the early sixth century AH, it is called "Khomartashi Maqsurah".
The senior primary stage prepares boys to be ordained as deacons into the Aaronic priesthood and girls to become part of the young women organization after they turn twelve, which Hammarberg describes in chapter 7.
In line with the word's Latin etymology, where one thing is above ("super-") or "superior" to another, Professor George Cronk wrote in The Message of the Bible: An Orthodox Christian Perspective: "[Melchizedek's] priesthood is presented in Hebrews as superior to the Aaronic priesthood and as foreshadowing the priesthood of Christ.
The abbot and I each prayed for the church and, at his invitation, raised our hands and gave the Aaronic blessing together.
First, to young men of the Aaronic Priesthood and to you young men who are becoming elders: I repeat what prophets have long taught--that every worthy, able young man should prepare to serve a mission.
If I were receiving my own Endowment today, and had been given the name of John as my new name, I would repeat in my mind these words, after making the sign, at the same time representing the execution of the penalty: I, John, covenant that I will never reveal the First Token of the Aaronic Priesthood, with its accompanying name, sign, and penalty.
This discipline included detailed attentiveness to the rules of ritual purity with the apparent goal of having all Pharisees live a priestly existence, including all or most of the purity restrictions that applied to the Aaronic priestly clan.
Among them are Eckankar, described on its Web site as the "Religion of the Light and Sound of God," as well as SeichoNo-Ie, a nondenominational faith founded in Japan in 1930, and the Aaronic Order, an offshoot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Melchizedek can be understood as the non-Jewish leader of a religious community, different from the Levitical or Aaronic order.