AARON( First hierophant (High Priest) of Israel)
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in the Old Testament, the brother of Moses and first high priest (priest) of Israel, was born in Egypt and died on Mount Hor on the border of Edom in the age of 123 years. Aaron was the son of Amram and Jochebed, from the tribe of Levi, and took to wife Elizabeth, with whom he had four sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. After Moses, Aaron - the most important figure in the Pentateuch. Aaron spoke for Moses and Pharaoh, the elders and the people of Israel in Egypt. After the exodus from Egypt, when the tribe of Levi was elected to the priesthood, became a priest. In the absence of Moses, Aaron, was persuaded to take part in making the golden calf, designed to represent a deity. Aaron does not mention one of the prophets, but Micah (6:4), although his name is often found in the Psalms.