high priest


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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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For it was not lawful before for the high priest either to carry arms or to ride upon any but a mare.
So in the NewTestament Jesus is called our great high priest."Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession" (Hebrews 4.14).
14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
If we leave him alone, all will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our land and our nation." But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, "You know nothing, nor do you consider that it is better for you that one man should die instead of the people, so that the whole nation may not perish." He did not say this on his own, but since he was high priest for that year, he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation, and not only for the nation, but also to gather into one the dispersed children of God.
He is the High Priest of the WISE Tradition, a British Traditional Wiccan path with roots to Janet and Stewart Farrar.
The tomb belongs to Wahtye, a high priest who served during the fifth-dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.
John 11:49-50 But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, "You know nothing at all.
This link between priests and elders was maintained in Jerusalem, leading to the development of the council, which was the ruling council of the nation and the Supreme Court, chaired by the high priest.
The 81-year-old high priest with a white turban and white beard chatted about Islam and the Samaritan religion as his Palestinian employees held up their phones to photograph the concentric circles of pomegranates and greenish-yellow lemons accented by a stripe of citrons (etrogs), a fruit associated with the holiday.
Since the breastplate was designated "of judgment," the implication is that they somehow allowed the High Priest to determine the decision of the Lord regarding certain important communal matters.
The story goes that when the Norse high priest walked out of the Ministry of Justice, a powerful thunderstorm struck the region, plunging the city into darkness.
Amateur opera company Opera Nova will welcome back Arthur Berwick for the production who will take the role of Zachariah, High Priest of the Hebrews.