But ye shall be named
the Priests of the LORD: [men
] shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat
the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.
And ye shall be unto me a kingdom
of priests, and an
holy nation. These [are
] the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
the king and to the queen, Humble
down: for your principalities
shall come down, [even
] the crown of your glory. ... And if
thou say in thine heart, Wherefore
come these things upon me? For the greatness
of thine iniquity are thy skirts
] thy heels made bare
1 Peter 2:5
, as lively stones, are built
up a spiritual
house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable
to God by Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye [are
] a chosen
generation, a royal
priesthood, an holy
nation, a peculiar
people; that ye should shew
forth the praises
of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
And hath made
us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him
] glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
And hast made us unto our God kings
and priests: and we
shall reign on the earth.
Revelation 20:6 Blessed
and holy [is
] he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second
death hath no power, but they shall be priests
of God and of Christ, and shall
reign with him a thousand years.