1 Maccabees 2:54

54 Phinehas our ancestor, because he was deeply zealous, received the covenant of everlasting priesthood.

1 Maccabees 2:54 In-Context

52 Was not Abraham found faithful when tested, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness?
53 Joseph in the time of his distress kept the commandment, and became lord of Egypt.
54 Phinehas our ancestor, because he was deeply zealous, received the covenant of everlasting priesthood.
55 Joshua, because he fulfilled the command, became a judge in Israel.
56 Caleb, because he testified in the assembly, received an inheritance in the land.