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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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Acts 6: 7) The situation of the high priests is quite different.
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He was a Past Grand Scribe of the Boston Chapter, a Past High Priest of Doric Royal Arch Chapter of Masons, Representative to the Grand Council of Boston, a member of the Order of Anointed High Priests, honorary member of the Eureka Chapter of Worcester, Illustrious Master of Hiram Council, Commander of the Worcester County Commandery #5 Knights Templar.
With the High Priests bringing their irrepressible might to bear on the adventurer, things are looking bleak - and even Ariadne seems powerless to secure his release.
This is also implied in the list of high priests in Nehemiah 12:10-11, all of whom were lineal male descendants of Jeshua ben Jehozadak.
The Maaziah refers to a clan that was the last mentioned order of 24 orders of high priests during the second temple period, Prof.
What a contrast to the portrayal of the high priests, scribes, and Pharisees in the Gospels
Then two high priests wielding clubs walk to the centre and one of the other priests starts throwing a red orb at the ones with the clubs.
High priests, in their sermons will highlight the significance of the day.
A recital given in St George's Hall Concert Room for the Rodewald Society) In Liverpool the other night Radu Lupu played for us Tallish, oldish, black hair and beard going grey Dark suit, dark shirt, dark tie He walked, unhurried, dignified To the piano and rested his left hand on it Accepting our applause with the tiniest of bows He sat back in his chair, hands on the keys Looking like Brahms's brother And played messages from the music gods First received and noted down By three of their high priests Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms The music spoke and laughed and danced And sang a sad 'Auf Wiedersehen
The current high priest, Elazar ben Tsedaka, traces his lineage back through 131 high priests to Itamar, the second son of Aaron.
Pilate endured by making key pacts with Herod Antipas, the Roman-appointed king of the Jews, and the household of high priests, run by Annas and his son-in-law Caiaphas.