for Kohen) when they took part in the Sin of the Golden Calf but the Tribe of Levi did not.
At that point, the descendants of Aaron the High Priest were designated for the Priesthood (see Numbers -18).
What is so special about Kohanim that they are too holy to marry the likes of me?
It’s just so upsetting to me to be given an inferior status because of nothing I ever did! We discuss some of the general rules of Kohen marriages elsewhere.
Originally the Temple service was to be performed by the firstborns – whom God acquired rights over by sparing them in the Plague of the Firstborn.