priestship

priestship

(ˈpriːstʃɪp)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) another word for priesthood
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GOLD was a symbol of kingship on earth, frankincense (an incense) was a symbol of priestship, and myrrh (an embalming oil) was said to be a symbol of death.
Now the number of those who occupied the high priestship at the time of Herod till the day on which Titus conquered the temple and the city and put it flames, was 28 in total; it covered a period of 107 years.