Chet is the Hebrew name for eight. In this study we encounter many references related to chet, as follows:
A reference of “chet” or number 8 in this chapter is the number of the angels involved in the process. Take note that the Greek word used for “another” is “allos”, which also means “different” (angel) - see also Rev 7:2 “allos agellos” having the seal of the living G-D. We need to ask, who is this angel who performed duties as a High Priest.
Duties of the High Priest
Had charge of the sanctuary and altar, Num. 18:2,5,7.
To offer sacrifices, Heb. 5:1; 8:3.
To designate subordinate priests for duty, Num. 4:19; 1 Sam. 2:36.
To officiate in consecrations of Levites, Num. 8:11-21.
To have charge of the treasury, 2 Kin. 12:10; 2 Chr. 24:6-14; 34:9.
To light the lamps of tabernacle, Ex. 27:20; Lev. 24:3; Num. 8:3.
To burn incense, Ex. 30:7,8; 1 Sam. 2:28; 1 Chr. 23:13.
To place consecrated bread on the table every Sabbath, Lev. 24:8.
Another reference of the “chet” or number 8 is another Hebrew word for trumpet חצצרה) chătsôtserâh). Rev 8:6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
What does sounding of trumpet means? Why do we sound the Trumpet? When going to war against adversary who is oppressing G-D's people (Num 10:9) The giving of the Torah (Exo 19:6) During Yom Teruah (Lev 23:24) Yom Kippur Jubilee (Lev 25:9) To convene assemblies (Num 10:5-6) Announce the New Moon and Jubilee year To herald messages Coronate kings Military campaigns During worship