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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Caiaphas, Joseph fl. first century A.D. In the New Testament, the Jewish high priest who presided over the counsel that condemned Jesus.

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  • After Hanan had sent Jesus to Caiaphas, and the Sanhedrim, assembled in Caiaphas's house, had condemned Jesus to death, Jesus, escorted by a howling mob, was sent to Pilate for execution.

    Chapter 17

  • "Caiaphas was appointed by Gratus, but Caiaphas is the shadow and the mouthpiece of Hanan."

    Chapter 17

  • After Hanan had sent Jesus to Caiaphas, and the Sanhedrim, assembled in Caiaphas 'house, had condemned Jesus to death,

    Chapter 17

  • For instance, the title introducing Caiaphas in the road show version was “The High Priest CAIAPHAS—who cared more for Revenue than for Religion—and saw in Jesus a menace to his rich profits from the Temple.”

    Empire of Dreams

  • [26: 3] Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were assembled in the court of the chief priest, who was called Caiaphas, [26: 4] and they took counsel to seize Jesus by stratagem, and kill him.

    The New Testament Translated From the Original Greek, With Chronological Arrangement of the Sacred Books, and Improved Divisions of Chapters and Verses.

  • Then assembled together the Chief Priests, and the Scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the High Priest, who was called Caiaphas,

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • The malice of Caiaphas, which is intimated (v. 14) by the repeating of what he had said some time before, that, right or wrong, guilty or innocent, it was expedient that one man should die for the people, which refers to the story ch. xi.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Besides which, he also deprived Joseph, who was also called Caiaphas, of the high priesthood, and appointed Jonathan the son of Ananus, the former high priest, to succeed him.

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.

    This Is Life!: Revolutions Around the Cruciform Axis

  • 3. Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, 4. And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

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