Thursday, November 02, 2006

Office in Strong's Concordance

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance is keyed to the KJV. What are the original words translated by the term "office" or its English derivatives by the KJV according to Strongs?

For the Greek Strongs lists:
1984office of a bishopεπισκωπηepiskope
2405priest's officeιερατειαhierateia
2407execute the priest's officeιερατευωhierateuo
4233officerπρακτωρpraktor
4234officeπραξιςpraxis
5257officerυπηρετης
huperetes

For the Hebrew Strongs lists:
03547priest's officeכהןkahan
03548officerכוהןkohen
03550priest's officeכהנהk@hunnah
03653officeכןken
04612officeמעמדma`amad
04929officesמשמרmishmar
04931officesמשמרתmishmereth
0530officeאמונה
'emuwnah
05324officersנצבnatsab
05333officerנציבn@tsiyb
05631officerסריס
cariyc
06485officersפקדpaqad
06486officeפקודהp@quddah
06496officerפקידpaqiyd
07860officersשטרshoter

These are just examples to help those who don't realize that "office" is a Scriptural term.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Office "Amt" in Luther's 1545 Bible

Just a bit more to help see the use of the term "office" we look at how Luther used the term "Amt" in his translation of 1545:

65 result in the text of German Unrevidierte Luther Übersetzung von 1545
Genesis 40:13
Über drei Tage wird Pharao dein Haupt erheben und dich wieder an dein Amt stellen, daß du ihm den Becher in die Hand gebest nach der vorigen Weise, da du sein Schenke warst.
Genesis 41:13
Und wie er uns deutete, so ist's ergangen; denn ich bin wieder an mein Amt gesetzt, und jener ist gehenkt.
Exodus 27:19
Auch alle Geräte der Wohnung zu allerlei Amt und alle seine Nägel und alle Nägel des Hofes sollen ehern sein.
Exodus 28:30
Und sollst in das Amtsschildlein tun Licht und Recht, daß sie auf dem Herzen Aarons seien, wenn er eingehet vor den HERRN, und trage das Amt der Kinder Israel auf seinem Herzen vor dem HERRN allewege.
Numbers 3:36
Und ihr Amt soll sein, zu warten der Bretter und Riegel und Säulen und Füße der Wohnung und alles seines Gerätes und seines Dienstes,
Numbers 4:4
Das soll aber das Amt der Kinder Kahath in der Hütte des Stifts sein, das das Allerheiligste ist:
Numbers 4:9
Und sollen eine gelbe Decke nehmen und drein winden den Leuchter des Lichts und seine Lampen mit seinen Schneuzen und Näpfen und alle Ölgefäße, die zum Amt gehören.
Numbers 4:16
Und Eleazar, Aarons, des Priesters, Sohn soll das Amt haben, daß er ordne das Öl zum Licht und die Spezerei zum Räuchwerk und das tägliche Speisopfer und das Salböl; daß er beschicke die ganze Wohnung und alles, was drinnen ist, im Heiligtum und seinem Geräte.
Numbers 4:19
sondern das sollt ihr mit ihnen tun, daß sie leben und nicht sterben, wo sie würden anrühren das Allerheiligste: Aaron und seine Söhne sollen hineingehen und einen jeglichen stellen zu seinem Amt und Last.
Numbers 4:23
von dreißig Jahren an und drüber bis ins fünfzigste Jahr, und ordne sie alle, die da zum Heer tüchtig sind, daß sie ein Amt haben in der Hütte des Stifts.
Numbers 4:24
Das soll aber des Geschlechts der Gersoniter Amt sein, daß sie schaffen und tragen:
Numbers 4:26
und die Umhänge des Vorhofs und das Tuch in der Tür des Tors am Vorhofe, welcher um die Wohnung und Altar hergehet, und ihre Seile und alle Geräte ihres Amts und alles, was zu ihrem Amt gehöret.
Numbers 4:27
Nach dem Wort Aarons und seiner Söhne soll alles Amt der Kinder Gerson gehen, alles, was sie tragen und schaffen sollen; und ihr sollt zusehen, daß sie aller ihrer Last warten.
Numbers 4:28
Das soll das Amt des Geschlechts der Kinder der Gersoniter sein in der Hütte des Stifts; und ihre Hut soll unter der Hand Ithamars sein, des Sohns Aarons, des Priesters.
Numbers 4:30
von dreißig Jahren an und drüber bis ins fünfzigste Jahr, alle, die zum Heer taugen, daß sie ein Amt haben in der Hütte des Stifts.
Numbers 4:31
Auf diese Last aber sollen sie warten nach all ihrem Amt in der Hütte des Stifts, daß sie tragen die Bretter der Wohnung und Riegel und Säulen und Füße,
Numbers 4:33
Das sei das Amt der Geschlechter der Kinder Merari, alles, das sie schaffen sollen in der Hütte des Stifts unter der Hand Ithamars, des Priesters, Aarons Sohnes.
Numbers 4:35
von dreißig Jahren und drüber bis ins fünfzigste, alle, die zum Heer taugten, daß sie Amt in der Hütte des Stifts hätten.
Numbers 4:39
von dreißig Jahren und drüber bis ins fünfzigste, alle, die zum Heer taugten, daß sie Amt in der Hütte des Stifts hätten.
Numbers 4:43
von dreißig Jahren und drüber bis ins fünfzigste, alle, die zum Heer taugten, daß sie Amt in der Hütte des Stifts hätten.
Numbers 4:49
die gezählet wurden nach dem Wort des HERRN durch Mose, ein jeglicher zu seinem Amt und Last, wie der HERR Mose geboten hatte.
Numbers 7:8
Und vier Wagen und acht Ochsen gab er den Kindern Merari nach ihrem Amt unter der Hand Ithamars, Aarons, des Priesters, Sohns.
Numbers 7:9
Den Kindern Kahath aber gab er nichts, darum daß sie ein heilig Amt auf ihnen hatten und auf ihren Achseln tragen mußten.
Numbers 8:11
Und Aaron soll die Leviten vor dem HERRN weben von den Kindern Israel, auf daß sie dienen mögen an dem Amt des HERRN.
Numbers 8:19
und gab sie zum Geschenk Aaron und seinen Söhnen aus den Kindern Israel, daß sie dienen am Amt der Kinder Israel in der Hütte des Stifts, die Kinder Israel zu versöhnen, auf daß nicht unter den Kindern Israel sei eine Plage, so sie sich nahen wollten zum Heiligtum.
Numbers 8:22
Danach gingen sie hinein, daß sie ihr Amt täten in der Hütte des Stifts vor Aaron und seinen Söhnen. Wie der HERR Mose geboten hatte über die Leviten, also taten sie mit ihnen.
Numbers 8:25
Aber von dem fünfzigsten Jahr an sollen sie ledig sein vom Amt des Dienstes und sollen nicht mehr dienen,
Numbers 16:9
Ist's euch zu wenig, daß euch der Gott Israels ausgesondert hat von der Gemeine Israel, daß ihr ihm opfern sollet, daß ihr dienet im Amt der Wohnung des HERRN und vor die Gemeine tretet, ihr zu dienen?
Numbers 18:4
sondern sie sollen bei dir sein, daß sie des Dienstes warten an der Hütte des Stifts in allem Amt der Hütte. Und kein Fremder soll sich zu euch tun.
Numbers 18:8
Und der HERR sagte zu Aaron: Siehe, ich habe dir gegeben meine Hebopfer von allem, das die Kinder Israel heiligen, für dein priesterlich Amt und deinen Söhnen zum ewigen Recht.

etc. ....
New Testament Examples:
Luke 16:3
Der Haushalter sprach bei sich selbst: Was soll ich tun? Mein HERR nimmt das Amt von mir; graben mag ich nicht, so schäme ich mich zu betteln.
Luke 16:4
Ich weiß wohl, was ich tun will, wenn ich nun von dem Amt gesetzt werde; daß sie mich in ihre Häuser nehmen.
Acts 1:17
Denn er war mit uns gezählet und hatte dies Amt mit uns überkommen.
Acts 6:4
Wir aber wollen anhalten am Gebet und am Amt des Worts.
Romans 11:13
Mit euch Heiden rede ich; denn dieweil ich der Heiden Apostel bin, will ich mein Amt preisen,
Romans 12:7
Hat jemand ein Amt so warte er des Amts. Lehret jemand, so warte er der Lehre.
I Corinthians 9:17
Tue ich's gerne, so wird mir gelohnet; tue ich's aber ungerne, so ist mir das Amt doch befohlen.
II Corinthians 3:6
welcher auch uns tüchtig gemacht hat, das Amt zu führen des Neuen Testaments, nicht des Buchstabens, sondern des Geistes. Denn der Buchstabe tötet, aber der Geist macht lebendig.
II Corinthians 4:1
Darum, dieweil wir ein solch Amt haben, nachdem uns Barmherzigkeit widerfahren ist, so werden wir nicht müde
II Corinthians 5:18
Aber das alles von Gott, der uns mit ihm selber versöhnet hat durch Jesum Christum und das Amt gegeben, das die Versöhnung prediget.
II Corinthians 6:3
Lasset uns aber niemand irgendein Ärgernis geben, auf daß unser Amt nicht verlästert werde;
Ephesians 3:2
nachdem ihr gehöret habt von dem Amt der Gnade Gottes, die mir an euch gegeben ist,
II Timothy 4:5
Du aber sei nüchtern allenthalben. Leide dich, tu das Werk eines evangelischen Predigers, richte dein Amt redlich aus.
Hebrews 8:6
Nun aber hat er ein besser Amt erlanget, als der eines besseren Testaments Mittler ist, welches auch auf besseren Verheißungen stehet.
I Peter 4:11
So jemand redet, daß er's rede als Gottes Wort; so jemand ein Amt hat, daß er's tue als aus dem Vermögen, das Gott darreichet, auf daß in allen Dingen Gott gepreiset werde durch Jesum Christum, welchem sei Ehre und Gewalt von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit! Amen.
I Peter 4:15
Niemand aber unter euch leide als ein Mörder oder Dieb oder Übeltäter oder der in ein fremd Amt greifet.

Office in the Latin Vulgate

Recently a pastor of the ELS has made the claim:

“If I may ask, please do me a favor — rewrite this for me without using the term “office,” which is not a Scriptural term.”

This is from elsministry post 3726.

Last post covered two English language translations and the use of the word "office" today we look at the Vulgate:


» 33 result in the text of Latin Vulgate searching on "offic" to return inflected forms

Genesis 23:3
cumque surrexisset ab officio funeris locutus est ad filios Heth dicens
Genesis 40:13
post quos recordabitur Pharao magisterii tui et restituet te in gradum pristinum dabisque ei calicem iuxta officium tuum sicut facere ante consueveras
Genesis 41:13
audivimus quicquid postea rei probavit eventus ego enim redditus sum officio meo et ille suspensus est in cruce
Exodus 28:35
et vestietur ea Aaron in officio ministerii ut audiatur sonitus quando ingreditur et egreditur sanctuarium in conspectu Domini et non moriatur
Exodus 31:10
vestes sanctas in ministerio Aaron sacerdoti et filiis eius ut fungantur officio suo in sacris
Numbers 2:17
levabitur autem tabernaculum testimonii per officia Levitarum et turmas eorum quomodo erigetur ita et deponetur singuli per loca et ordines suos proficiscentur
Numbers 4:24
hoc est officium familiae Gersonitarum
Numbers 4:30
a triginta annis et supra usque ad annos quinquaginta omnes qui ingrediuntur ad officium ministerii sui et cultum foederis testimonii
Numbers 4:33
hoc est officium familiae Meraritarum et ministerium in tabernaculo foederis eruntque sub manu Ithamar filii Aaron sacerdotis
Numbers 4:49
iuxta verbum Domini recensuit eos Moses unumquemque iuxta officium et onera sua sicut praeceperat ei Dominus
Numbers 7:8
quattuor alia plaustra et octo boves dedit filiis Merari secundum officia et cultum suum sub manu Ithamar filii Aaron sacerdotis
Numbers 8:22
ut purificati ingrederentur ad officia sua in tabernaculum foederis coram Aaron et filiis eius sicut praeceperat Dominus Mosi de Levitis ita factum est
Numbers 18:8
locutus est Dominus ad Aaron ecce dedi tibi custodiam primitiarum mearum omnia quae sanctificantur a filiis Israhel tibi tradidi et filiis tuis pro officio sacerdotali legitima sempiterna
Deuteronomy 20:6
quis est homo qui plantavit vineam et necdum eam fecit esse communem et de qua vesci omnibus liceat vadat et revertatur in domum suam ne forte moriatur in bello et alius homo eius fungatur officio
Ruth 4:16
susceptumque Noemi puerum posuit in sinu suo et nutricis ac gerulae officio fungebatur
I Samuel 2:13
neque officium sacerdotum ad populum sed quicumque immolasset victimam veniebat puer sacerdotis dum coquerentur carnes et habebat fuscinulam tridentem in manu sua
I Kings 14:28
cumque ingrederetur rex in domum Domini portabant ea qui praeeundi habebant officium et postea reportabant ad armamentarium scutariorum
I Chronicles 23:26
nec erit officii Levitarum ut ultra portent tabernaculum et omnia vasa eius ad ministrandum
I Chronicles 25:1
igitur David et magistratus exercitus secreverunt in ministerium filios Asaph et Heman et Idithun qui prophetarent in citharis et psalteriis et cymbalis secundum numerum suum dedicato sibi officio servientes
II Chronicles 7:6
sacerdotes autem stabant in officiis suis et Levitae in organis carminum Domini quae fecit David rex ad laudandum Dominum quoniam in aeternum misericordia eius hymnos David canentes per manus suas porro sacerdotes canebant tubis ante eos cunctusque Israhel stabat
II Chronicles 8:14
et constituit iuxta dispositionem David patris sui officia sacerdotum in ministeriis suis et Levitas in ordine suo ut laudarent et ministrarent coram sacerdotibus iuxta ritum uniuscuiusque diei et ianitores in divisionibus suis per portam et portam sic enim praeceperat David homo Dei
II Chronicles 9:4
necnon cibaria mensae eius et habitacula servorum et officia ministrorum eius et vestimenta eorum pincernas quoque et vestes eorum et victimas quas immolabat in domo Domini non erat prae stupore ultra in ea spiritus
II Chronicles 19:11
Amarias autem sacerdos et pontifex vester in his quae ad Dominum pertinent praesidebit porro Zabadias filius Ismahel qui est dux in domo Iuda super ea opera erit quae ad regis officium pertinent habetisque magistros Levitas coram vobis confortamini et agite diligenter et erit Dominus cum bonis
II Chronicles 26:18
restiterunt regi atque dixerunt non est tui officii Ozia ut adoleas incensum Domino sed sacerdotum hoc est filiorum Aaron qui consecrati sunt ad huiuscemodi ministerium egredere de sanctuario ne contempseris quia non reputabitur tibi in gloriam hoc a Domino Deo
II Chronicles 29:28
omni autem turba adorante cantores et hii qui tenebant tubas erant in officio suo donec conpleretur holocaustum
II Chronicles 30:21
feceruntque filii Israhel qui inventi sunt in Hierusalem sollemnitatem azymorum septem diebus in laetitia magna laudantes Dominum per singulos dies Levitae quoque et sacerdotes per organa quae suo officio congruebant
II Chronicles 31:2
Ezechias vero constituit turmas sacerdotales et leviticas per divisiones suas unumquemque in officio proprio tam sacerdotum videlicet quam Levitarum ad holocausta et pacifica ut ministrarent et confiterentur canerentque in portis castrorum Domini
II Chronicles 35:2
et constituit sacerdotes in officiis suis hortatusque est eos ut ministrarent in domo Domini
II Chronicles 35:10
praeparatumque est ministerium et steterunt sacerdotes in officio suo Levitae quoque in turmis iuxta regis imperium
Nehemiah 12:9
et Becbecia atque et Hanni fratres eorum unusquisque in officio suo
Luke 1:23
et factum est ut impleti sunt dies officii eius abiit in domum suam
II Corinthians 9:12
quoniam ministerium huius officii non solum supplet ea quae desunt sanctis sed etiam abundat per multas gratiarum actiones in Domino
Hebrews 9:6
his vero ita conpositis in priori quidem tabernaculo semper introibant sacerdotes sacrificiorum officia consummantes

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

The Term “Office” in English Bibles

Recently a pastor of the ELS has made the claim:

“If I may ask, please do me a favor — rewrite this for me without using the term “office,” which is not a Scriptural term.”

This is from elsministry post 3726.

I’m not sure which translation he has in hand, but the following is meant as an aid for clarification.

17 result in the text of New American Standard Bible

Genesis 40:13
score: 60
within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office; and you will put Pharaoh’s cup into his hand according to your former custom when you were his cupbearer.
Genesis 40:21
score: 80
He restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and he put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand;
Genesis 41:13
score: 80
And just as he interpreted for us, so it happened; he restored me in my office, but he hanged him.”
Deuteronomy 17:9
score: 70
So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.
Deuteronomy 19:17
score: 80
then both the men who have the dispute shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who will be in office in those days.
Deuteronomy 26:3
score: 60
You shall go to the priest who is in office at that time and say to him, ‘I declare this day to the LORD my God that I have entered the land which the LORD swore to our fathers to give us.’
Judges 5:14
score: 60
From Ephraim those whose root is in Amalek came down,
Following you, Benjamin, with your peoples;
From Machir commanders came down,
And from Zebulun those who wield the staff of office.
I Chronicles 6:32
score: 70
They ministered with song before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem; and they served in their office according to their order.
I Chronicles 9:22
score: 70
All these who were chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds were 212. These were enrolled by genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer appointed in their office of trust.
I Chronicles 9:26
score: 80
for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
I Chronicles 23:28
score: 70
For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,
Psalms 109:8
score: 100
Let his days be few;
Let another take his office.
Isaiah 22:19
score: 80
“I will depose you from your office,
And I will pull you down from your station.
Luke 1:9
score: 80
according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
Acts 1:20
score: 70
For it is written in the book of Psalms,
Let his homestead be made desolate,
And let no one dwell in it’;
and,
Let another man take his office.
I Timothy 3:1
score: 80
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
Hebrews 7:5
score: 60
And those indeed of the sons of Levi who receive the priest’s office have commandment in the Law to collect a tenth from the people, that is, from their brethren, although these are descended from Abraham.

45 result in the text of King James Version (1769)

Genesis 41:13
score: 79
And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored unto mine office, and him he hanged.
Exodus 1:16
score: 59
And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.
Exodus 28:1
score: 50
And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.
Exodus 28:3
score: 59
And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 28:4
score: 59
And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 28:41
score: 59
And thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 29:1
score: 59
And this is the thing that thou shalt do unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest’s office: Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,
Exodus 29:9
score: 59
And thou shalt gird them with girdles, Aaron and his sons, and put the bonnets on them: and the priest’s office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute: and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons.
Exodus 29:44
score: 79
And I will sanctify the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar: I will sanctify also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 30:30
score: 79
And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 31:10
score: 79
And the cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office,
Exodus 35:19
score: 79
The cloths of service, to do service in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office.
Exodus 39:41
score: 79
The cloths of service to do service in the holy place, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and his sons’ garments, to minister in the priest’s office.
Exodus 40:13
score: 69
And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments, and anoint him, and sanctify him; that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exodus 40:15
score: 59
And thou shalt anoint them, as thou didst anoint their father, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s office: for their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.
Leviticus 7:35
score: 59
¶This is the portion of the anointing of Aaron, and of the anointing of his sons, out of the offerings of the LORD made by fire, in the day when he presented them to minister unto the LORD in the priest’s office;
Leviticus 16:32
score: 59
And the priest, whom he shall anoint, and whom he shall consecrate to minister in the priest’s office in his father’s stead, shall make the atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, even the holy garments:
Numbers 3:3
score: 79
These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the priests which were anointed, whom he consecrated to minister in the priest’s office.
Numbers 3:4
score: 59
And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest’s office in the sight of Aaron their father.
Numbers 3:10
score: 79
And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest’s office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
Numbers 4:16
score: 59
And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest pertaineth the oil for the light, and the sweet incense, and the daily meat offering, and the anointing oil, and the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that therein is, in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.
Numbers 18:7
score: 70
Therefore thou and thy sons with thee shall keep your priest’s office for every thing of the altar, and within the vail; and ye shall serve: I have given your priest’s office unto you as a service of gift: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
Deuteronomy 10:6
score: 59
And the children of Israel took their journey from Beeroth of the children of Jaakan to Mosera: there Aaron died, and there he was buried; and Eleazar his son ministered in the priest’s office in his stead.
I Chronicles 6:10
score: 79
And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the priest’s office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem: )
I Chronicles 6:32
score: 69
And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.
I Chronicles 9:22
score: 59
All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office.
I Chronicles 9:26
score: 79
For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.
I Chronicles 9:31
score: 79
And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had the set office over the things that were made in the pans.
I Chronicles 23:28
score: 69
Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
I Chronicles 24:2
score: 79
But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest’s office.
II Chronicles 11:14
score: 69
For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest’s office unto the LORD:
II Chronicles 24:11
score: 50
Now it came to pass, that at what time the chest was brought unto the king’s office by the hand of the Levites, and when they saw that there was much money, the king’s scribe and the high priest’s officer came and emptied the chest, and took it, and carried it to his place again. Thus they did day by day, and gathered money in abundance.
II Chronicles 31:15
score: 69
And next him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:
II Chronicles 31:18
score: 79
And to the genealogy of all their little ones, their wives, and their sons, and their daughters, through all the congregation: for in their set office they sanctified themselves in holiness:
Nehemiah 13:13
score: 59
And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute unto their brethren.
Psalms 109:8
score: 100
Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
Ezekiel 44:13
score: 59
And they shall not come near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to come near to any of my holy things, in the most holy place: but they shall bear their shame, and their abominations which they have committed.
Luke 1:8
score: 79
And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest’s office before God in the order of his course,
Luke 1:9
score: 79
According to the custom of the priest’s office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
Romans 11:13
score: 79
For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
Romans 12:4
score: 79
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
I Timothy 3:1
score: 100
This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
I Timothy 3:10
score: 79
And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
I Timothy 3:13
score: 79
For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Hebrews 7:5
score: 69
And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:

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