Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Aaronites

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Aaronites, the descendants of Aaron, and therefore priests. Jehoiada, the father of Benaiah, led 3,700 Aaronites as "fighting men" to the support of David at Hebron 1Ch 12:27 Eleazar Nu 3:32 and at a later period Zadok 1Ch 27:17 was their chief.