The priesthood being changed (metatiqemenh th ierosunh). Genitive absolute with present passive participle of metatiqhmi, old word to transfer ( Galatians 1:6 ). A change (metaqesi). Old substantive from metatiqhmi. In N.T. only in Heb. ( Galatians 7:12 ; Galatians 11:5 ; Galatians 12:27 ). God's choice of another kind of priesthood for his Son, left the Levitical line off to one side, forever discounted, passed by "the order of Aaron" (thn taxin Aarwn).