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high priest

1. Judaism the priest of highest rank who alone was permitted to enter the holy of holies of the tabernacle and Temple
2. Mormon Church a priest of the order of Melchizedek priesthood
3. the head of a group or cult
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The church not only venerated Curtis as a High Priest, but it made him a scout leader and Sunday School teacher -- and then hid the fact that he was a molester from the whole congregation.
They will kneel before the High Priest, offer the dagger and say, 'My life is yours.
He argues that the focus on what was seen points especially to the significance of the High Priest, whose headgear bears the Divine Name, as a representation of the heavenly service.
Christine Raynaud's closely reasoned analysis of the myth of Alexander the Great's kneeling at the foot of the high priest of Jerusalem examines how the event was transformed by Christian optics.
Pagan high priest Kevin Carlyon has been asked to join a team catering for patients'' religious needs.
Heathcote, wearing a long golden gown, leads the group, like a high priest, away from the corrupting power of riches toward spirituality.
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In January this year Gyani Darshan Singh Ragi, a former high priest of the Akal Takth, was expelled from the religion for making objectionable remarks against the tenth spiritual guru, Guru Gobind Singh, during a congregation in the United States in November 2009.
It is notable that in this reading from Hebrews, the ministry of the human high priest, and even the person of the high priest himself, is quite sympathetic.
A FORMER policeman who claimed he was a black magic high priest has been jailed for seven years for sexually abusing three youngsters.
Who was the elder brother of Moses and first High Priest of Israel?
The high priest speaking: "I put you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God