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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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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 chairman of the area's Jewish settlement council and the Palestinian governor of Nablus paid separate holiday visits to the high priest.
Ramban explains that the High Priest would concentrate on the Divine Name inside the breastplate, the Urim; when asked a question, the letters on the breastplate would "light up before his eyes.
Rathnasabapathy Kurukkal, Governing Authority and Chief High Priest of Maviddapuram Kandasamy Kovil and Mavai Adheenam in his appeal further pointed out, "The calm Sacred spiritual atmosphere which prevailed in this area was totally disturbed and the area now seems to as a desert.
The notion of Christ as a High Priest therefore sets his suffering apart from suffering as ordinary believers experience it.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University's Department of Archaeology claim that a rare inscription on the ossuary confiscated antiquities looters three years ago, could reveal the home of the family of the biblical figure and high priest Caiaphas prior to their exodus to Galilee after 70 AD.
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.
Nefertiti whose famous bust is in a Berlin museum makes the leap with him against the wishes of her father the high priest of Amen.
On this auspicious occasion the high priest would wash feet of 12 faithful in an Easter Week rite.
A few weeks ago, I was invited to a private audience with the high priest of the ancient Israelite Samaritans, whose deep tribal ancestry goes back to Joseph, the son of forefather Jacob and great-grandson of Abraham.
McHardy is a mezzo, and wisely eschewed the optional low F during Dalila's Act II duet with the High Priest.