– In the AT, sacrificer who offered victims to God:

Lev 2,2-10 : And he will take it to the priest, son of Aaron, who will take a handful of flower.

Lev 6,7-8 : This is the law of the oblation: the sons of Aaron shall present it to the Lord before the altar.

Ex 16 : This is how Aaron will enter the sanctuary: he will take a bull for the sacrifice for sin.

Num 18,1-19 : You and your sons with you will bear the responsibility for the sins committed in your priesthood.

Deut 33:10 : Teach your statutes to Jacob and your law to Israel; present the incense to your smell.

Eclo 50,5-21 : Remaining standing at the altar, he received the parts of the victims from the hand of the priests.

Heb 5:1 : Truly, every high priest is chosen from among men […] to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Heb 8,3 : Every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices.

– Sacrifices are offered by heads of families and also by kings:

Gen 12,7-8 : Abram built an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Gen 13:18 : Abram pitched his tent and settled in the valley of the oaks […] and there he built an altar to the Lord.

Gen 26:25 : Isaac built an altar there and invoked the name of the Lord.

Gen 28:22 : This stone which I have made a pillar will be a house of God, and I will pay tithes of all that you give me.

Gen 31:54 : He offered a sacrifice on the mountain and invited his relatives to eat.

Gen 35:14-15 : In the same place where God spoke to him, Jacob erected a pillar on which he made a drink offering and poured oil.

Gen 46 : 1 : He arrived in Beersheba, where he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.

Judges 6:18-27 : Do not leave here until I return with an offering and set it before you.

Judg 13,15-20 : Manue said to the angel of the Lord: “I beg you, stop until we offer you a young goat”.

Judg 17,5-13 : He ordered an ephod and a teraphim to be made and consecrated one of his sons to serve as a priest for him.

1 Samuel 7 :5 : “Call together all Israel to Masphah”, said Samuel, “and I will pray to the Lord for you”.

1 Samuel 13:9 : Then Saul said: “Bring me the burnt offering and the peace offerings”.

2Sm 6,13.17 : When the bearers of the ark of the Lord completed six paces, an ox was sacrificed.

1Kings 18:23 : Give us therefore a pair of young bulls; they’ll pick one, tear it to pieces.

2 Kings 16:13 : He burned his burnt offering and his oblation in it, poured drink offerings and sprinkled the blood.

1Chr 15:26 : It was with God’s assistance that the Levites carried the ark of the Lord’s covenant; and were sacrificed.

– They were leaders among the people:

Ex 24,7 : He read to the people, who replied: “We will do everything the Lord has said and we will be obedient”.

Deut 17,8-9 : You will go to the priests of the lineage of Levi and to the acting judge.

Deuteronomy 21:5: Then the Levitical priests will arrive, because the Lord your God has chosen them.

Deut 27 : Moses and the elders of Israel gave the people the following order.

Deut 33:10 : Teach your precepts to Jacob and your law to Israel; present the incense to your smell.

Ne 8: The priest Esdras brought the Book of the Law before the assembly of men, women and all (children).

Ez 44,23-24 : They will teach my people to distinguish between the sacred and the profane, to distinguish between what is unclean and what is clean.

Hag 2 : This says the Lord of hosts: propose to the priests this question.

– From the tribe of Levi, figure of Christ:

Ex 28,1 : From among the Israelites, your brother Aaron with his sons to serve me in the priestly office.

Numbers 25:10-13 : The Lord said to Moses: “Phinehas, son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest”.

Deut 33,8-9 : To Levi he said: “Give your thumim and your urim to the man who is faithful to you, whom you have tested at Massa”.

Heb 5,5-6 : So also Christ did not take the glory of being a high priest to himself.

Heb 7,11,17,20,23,26 : If perfection had been accomplished by the Levitical priesthood.

Heb 9:25 : And he did not go in to offer himself many times, like the high priest who went in every year.

– Who offers himself in a single and definitive sacrifice to the Father for all men:

Jn 17:19 : I sanctify myself for them, that they too may be sanctified through the truth.

Rom 5:9: Much more therefore, now that we are justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.

2Cor 5,18 : All this comes from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and entrusted us with the ministry.

Eph 1 :7: In that Son, through his blood, we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.

Eph 2:15 : He wanted to make the two peoples a single new humanity by restoring peace.

Col 1:20 : Reconcile all creatures to himself, through him who, at the price of his own blood on the cross.

Col 2,13 : Dead for your sins and for the uncircumcision of your flesh, he called you to life again.

Heb 7:25 : That is why it is possible for him to complete the salvation of those who come to God through him.

Heb 8,1-2 : We have a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the divine Majesty in heaven.

Heb 9:11.15 : But Christ, the High Priest of good things to come, has already come.

– The apostles are called by Christ and sent on mission:

Mt 10,1-4 : Jesus gathered his twelve disciples. He gave them the power to cast out unclean spirits.

Mt 16:19 : I will give you the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven: whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven.

Mt 18:18 : Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven.

Mt 28,16-19 : The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain that Jesus had assigned them.

Mk 16:15 : And he said to them: “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature”.

Lk 9:60 : Jesus said to him: “Let the dead bury their dead; but you, go and preach the kingdom of God.”

Lc 24,47 : And that in his name penance and remission of sins would be preached to all nations.

Lc 22,1 : The Feast of Unleavened Bread, called Passover, was approaching.

Jn 15:16 : You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go.

Jn 17:18 : As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.

Jn 20:23 : Whose sins you forgive, they are forgiven.

Acts 1:8 : But the Holy Spirit will come upon you and give you strength; and you will be my witnesses.

– And these communicate the priesthood to their successors:

Acts 14:23 : In each church they appointed elders and, after praying with fasting, they committed them to the Lord.

Acts 20:17 , 28-29 : Take care of yourselves and of all the flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you bishops.

1Tm 1,3 : You should remain in Ephesus to prevent certain people from teaching extravagant doctrines.

1Tm 3,1-7 : Here is a certain thing: whoever aspires to the episcopate, know that he is desiring a sublime function.

1Tm 4,16 : Take care of yourself and the instruction of others. And persevere in these things. If you do this.

1Tm 5,17 : Elders who carry out the task of presiding well are to be honored.

Tit 1,5-6 : I left you in Crete so that you could finish organizing everything and appoint elders in each city.

1Pt 5,1-2 : This is my exhortation to the elders who are among you; because I am an old man like them.

– United in the Mystical Body of Christ, the baptized renew their sacrifice on the cross in an unbloody way:

Rom 12 :1 : I exhort you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies a living sacrifice.

Phil 3:17 : Brethren, be imitators of me, and look attentively at those who live according to the example we set for you.

Phil 4:18 : It was a sweet perfume, a sacrifice that God accepts with pleasure.

1Pt 2,5.9 : You also become the materials of this spiritual building, a holy priesthood.

Rev 1 :6: Who made us a kingdom of priests for God and his Father.

Rev 5:10 : You made them for our God a kingdom of priests, who reign over the earth.

Heb 12:28 : Possessing an unshakable kingdom, let us render to God a recognition that will please him.

Heb 13:15 : Through him let us offer sacrifices of praise to God without ceasing.

Jas 1:27 : Pure religion […] in the eyes of God […] is this: to visit orphans and widows […] and to keep oneself pure.