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- n. Alternative spelling of Sanhedrin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The supreme council and highest ecclesiastical and judicial tribunal of the Jewish nation.
- n. By extension, some similar assembly; a parliament.
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The long-headed syndics, Sarasin and Godefroi, agreed that the reasoning of the Calvinistic sanhedrim was admirable, and by the right of the strongest party, condemned Nicholas Anthony, the weakest of men, to die the same death as Calanus and the counsellor
I united them into a tribunal, a senate, a sanhedrim, an areopagus, and we gave the following decision to be commented upon by the litterateures of the twenty – eighth century.
The physiology of taste; or Transcendental gastronomy. Illustrated by anecdotes of distinguished artists and statesmen of both continents by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson.
And do ye reverence them as Christ Jesus, of whose place they are the keepers, even as the bishop is the representative of the Father of all things, and the presbyters are the sanhedrim of God, and assembly  of the apostles of Christ.
Father, and the presbyters as the sanhedrim of God, and assembly of the apostles.
So, in the first institution of the sanhedrim, or court of seventy elders, to bear together with Moses the burden of the people in their rule and government, the Lord is said to "put his Spirit upon them;" and [it is said] that "the Spirit rested on them:" Num. xi.
The judgment upon predictions was left unto the sanhedrim, for which directions are given, Deut. xviii.
They saw their outward condition, that they were poor, and of the meanest of the people, yet carried it with courage and boldness before this great sanhedrim, with whose authority and unusual appearance in grandeur all persons of that sort were wont to be abashed and to tremble at them.
By persecution, imprisonment, scourging, etc. "They shall deliver you up to councils," Mr 13: 9: to the great council, or sanhedrim -- for this is the word in the original.
Some have thought it was the place where the sanhedrim was accustomed to sit; others, the treasury; others, the part where the priests offered sacrifice.
Antigonus Sochaeus, president of the sanhedrim, or great council of the nation.
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