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Hebrews 7:11 - Aaron

Hebrews 7:11 - If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron?
Verse Strongs No. Greek
If G1487 εἰ
therefore G3767 οὖν
perfection G5050 τελείωσις
were G2258 ἦν
by G1223 διά
the G3588
Levitical G3020 Λευϊτικός
priesthood G2420 ἱερωσύνη
for G1063 γάρ
under G1909 ἐπί
it G846 αὐτός
the G3588
people G2992 λαός
received the G3588
law G3549 νομοθετέω
what G5101 τίς
further G2089 ἔτι
need G5532 χρεία
was there that another G2087 ἕτερος
priest G2409 ἱερεύς
should rise G450 ἀνίστημι
after G2596 κατά
the G3588
order G5010 τάξις
of Melchisedec and G2532 καί
not G3756 οὐ
be called G3004 λέγω
after G2596 κατά
the G3588
order G5010 τάξις
of Aaron G2 Ἀαρών


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.