Dr. Michael Brown
Yehashua, Yeshua is short. Ezra, Nehemiah use Yeshua.
High priest standing before the LORD during the rebuilding of the second temple.
'The Branch' 3:8
Isaiah 11:1 Branch Neshin Son of David also in Jeremiah
Priest - not a son of David
:11 Crown on Joshua - high priest
Need Daniel 9
Traditional Judaism doesn't know Messiah is a priest.
Psalm 110 priest and king
Dead Sea Scrolls waiting for 2 Messiahs - priestly Messiah, royal Messiah
Messiah of Arron
Messiah of Israel
Testament of the 12 Patriarchs and Testament fo Levi wrote of a 'glorious priestly Messiah' and different groups before the time of Christ expected a priestly Messiah
Triad - priest, king & prophet
What about sin, redemption, atonement, etc. proves the need for a priest.