Aaron, Brother of Moses See also Aaronic Priesthood; Moses In the Old Testament, a son of Amram and Jochebed, of the tribe of Levi (Ex. 6:16–20); the elder brother of Moses (Ex. 7:7). Was appointed by the Lord to assist Moses in bringing the children of Israel out of Egypt and to be his spokesman, Ex. 4:10–16, 27–31; 5:1–12:51. On Mount Sinai, Moses received directions about the appointment of Aaron and his four sons to the Aaronic Priesthood, Ex. 28:1–4. Made a golden calf at the people’s request, Ex. 32:1–6, 21, 24, 35. Died on Mount Hor at the age of 123, Num. 20:22–29 (Num. 33:38–39). The Lord confirmed a priesthood also upon Aaron and his seed, D&C 84:18, 26–27, 30. Those who magnify priesthood callings become the sons of Moses and of Aaron, D&C 84:33–34.