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There are strong indicators pointing toward the priesthood being lineal in nature, as opposed to simple confirmation by ordination:

“Joseph Smith was entitled to the Keys of the Priesthood according to Blood[.] Still He was the fourth son.”

Brigham Young – 16 February 1847, The Wilford Woodruff Journals – Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Benchmark Books, 2020-Vogel Edition), 172.