Ezra 2:62
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These sought the writing of their genealogy, and found it not, and they were cast out of the priesthood.
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These sought the writing of their genealogy, and found it not, and they were cast out of the priesthood.

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Leviticus 21:21-23 Whosoever of the seed of Aaron the priest hath a blemish: he shall not approach to offer sacrifices to the Lord, nor bread to his God. . . .

Numbers 3:10 To Aaron and to his sons, to whom they are delivered by the children of Israel. But thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons over the service of priesthood. The stranger that approacheth to minister, shall be put to death.

Numbers 16:40 That the children of Israel might have for the time to come wherewith they should be admonished, that no stranger or any one that is not of the seed of Aaron should come near to offer incense to the Lord, lest he should suffer as Core suffered, and all his congregation, according as the Lord spoke to Moses.

Numbers 18:7 But thou and thy sons look ye to the priesthood: and all things that pertain to the service of the altar, and that are within the veil, shall be executed by the priests. If any stranger shall approach, he shall be slain.

Ezekiel 44:10-14 Moreover the Levites that went away far from me, when the children of Israel went astray, and have wandered from me after their idols, and have borne their iniquity: . . .

Context
The List of Returning Exiles
61And of the children of the priests: the children of Hobia, the children of Accos, the children of Berzellai, who took a wife of the daughters of Berzellai, the Galaadite, and was called by their name: 62These sought the writing of their genealogy, and found it not, and they were cast out of the priesthood.63And Athersatha said to them, that they should not eat of the holy of holies, till there arose a priest learned and perfect.…
Cross References
Numbers 16:39
Then Eleazar the priest took the brazen censers, wherein they had offered, whom the burning fire had devoured, and beat them into plates, fastening them to the altar:

Numbers 16:40
That the children of Israel might have for the time to come wherewith they should be admonished, that no stranger or any one that is not of the seed of Aaron should come near to offer incense to the Lord, lest he should suffer as Core suffered, and all his congregation, according as the Lord spoke to Moses.

Additional Translations
These men searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

These sought their genealogy as though they had been reckoned, but they were not found; and they were removed, as polluted, from the priesthood.

These sought their genealogical register, but they were not found; therefore were they, as polluted, removed from the priesthood.

These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

These sought their register [among] those who were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

these have sought their register among those reckoning themselves by genealogy, and they have not been found, and they are redeemed from the priesthood,
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