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Priesthood is the state of consecrated life of a priest. A priest is a person called to the immediate service of the Deity and authorized to hold public worship, especially to offer sacrifice. In many instances the priest is the religious mediator between God and man.

Use this tag for the office of priest in the Old Testament, for the priesthood of Jesus, for the office of priest in the Church or for the doctrine of the Preisthood of all Believers.

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