a rod, inscribed with the name of Aaron, that miraculously blossomed and yielded almonds. Num. 17:8. Previously, the rod had changed into a serpent. Ex. 7:10.
any of various plants having a tall, flowering stem, as the goldenrod or mullein.
a smooth-stemmed herb, Thermopsis caroliniana, found from North Carolina to Georgia, having yellow flowers in stiffly erect clusters and hoary pods.
Architecture. a convex molding having regularly spaced representations of leaves or scrollwork.
the rod used by Aaron in performing a variety of miracles in Egypt. It later blossomed and produced almonds (Numbers 17)
a widespread Eurasian scrophulariaceous plant, Verbascum thapsus, having woolly leaves and tall erect spikes of yellow flowers
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aaron, henry Aaron, Henry (Hank Aaron) [(air-uhn)] A baseball player of the twentieth century; he hit a record 755 home runs in his major league career, which ran from 1954 to 1976. The previous record holder was Babe Ruth, who hit 714.
of or relating to Aaron. pertaining or belonging to the order of Jewish priests descended from Aaron. of the second, or lesser, order of priesthood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. . Historical Examples But they fail to observe that he was without these things in the Aaronic priesthood. Autobiography of Frank […]
. of or like a high priest; pontifical.
one of the priestly descendants of . Historical Examples He was the first Aaronite, after a considerable time, whose name has been recorded for posterity. History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
one of the priestly descendants of . Historical Examples The priesthood, “for everything of the altar, and for that within the veil,” is given to the aaronites as a service of gift. The Expositor’s Bible:The Book of Numbers Robert A. Watson the descendants of Aaron, and therefore priests. Jehoiada, the father of Benaiah, led 3,700 […]