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Were there female priests in the temple in Jerusalem at any time? Definitely, Yes! Certainly the ‘priestly code’ of early Judaism assigned the duties associated with the korbanot (‘sacrifical offerings’) only to the kohanim (‘priests’) who were specifically sons of Aaron (Ex.40:13-15). The priestly function also included other temple responsibilities, ...


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Outside of apocryphal/pseudo-apocryphal writings, No If at all the temple virgins or prostitutes would have come from the Greek/Macedonian influence and defilement of the temple. It was common for Israel to adopt foreign worship practices, for example; Of King Ahaz - "but he walked in the way of the kings of Israel. He even burned his son as an ...


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The answer is a definite "no." According to the Torah, only males descended from Aharon (i.e., בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן) were permitted to be priests (כֹּהֲנִים). In Exo. 40:13-15, it is written, 13 And you shall clothe Aharon with the holy garments, and anoint him, and sanctify him, so that he may be a priest for Me. 14 And you shall bring his sons and clothe ...


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I really don't think so. Although I am not an expert, I took a class about the New Testament last summer (it was academic and spiritual) and in the class my professor taught that there was an outer court called the "court of women", then there was the "inner court" where women weren't allowed, and then there was the temple inside the inner court. Mind you, ...


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2 Chronicles 5:13-14. The Glory of God Fills the Temple: In unison when the trumpeters and the singers were to make themselves heard with one voice to praise and to glorify the LORD, and when they lifted up their voice accompanied by trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and when they praised the LORD saying,"He indeed is good for His ...



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