7769 priests, types of in NT times
The NT points to the fulfilment of the OT priesthood in Jesus Christ, and develops the idea that all Christian believers can be seen as priests. It also records the continuing role of priests in the life of Israel and pagan nations at this time.
The chief priests Mt 16:21
The Sadducees Ac 5:17 The Sadducees were a conservative party composed entirely of priests who were influential in the Sanhedrin.
Emissaries to John the Baptist Jn 1:19 Levites were closely associated with priests as temple personnel, perhaps mentioned here because of their teaching function. See also 2Ch 35:3; Ne 8:7-9; Lk 10:31-32
Jesus Christ as high priest
Christians as priests
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