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Why doesn’t the Greek word for “priest” in the Letter to the Romans appear in the Bible more often?

Question:

In your two-tape set "The Priesthood Debate," James Akin points out that Romans 15:16 applies the Greek term for priest (hiereus) to New Testament ministers, who are said to have "priestly duties." Why isn't this word applied to them more often in the Bible?

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