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Definition of Sanhedrin

Sanhedrin
Sanhedrin San"he*drin, Sanhedrim San"he*drim, n. [Heb. sanhedr[=i]n, fr. Gr. ?; ? with + ? a seat, fr. ? to sit. See Sit.] (Jewish Antiq.) the great council of the Jews, which consisted of seventy members, to whom the high priest was added. It had jurisdiction of religious matters.
Sanhedrin
Synagogue Syn"a*gogue, n. [F., from L. synagoga, Gr. ? a bringing together, an assembly, a synagogue, fr. ? to bring together; sy`n with + ? to lead. See Syn-, and Agent.] 1. A congregation or assembly of Jews met for the purpose of worship, or the performance of religious rites. 2. The building or place appropriated to the religious worship of the Jews. 3. The council of, probably, 120 members among the Jews, first appointed after the return from the Babylonish captivity; -- called also the Great Synagogue, and sometimes, though erroneously, the Sanhedrin. 4. A congregation in the early Christian church. My brethren, . . . if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring. --James ii. 1,2 (Rev. Ver.). 5. Any assembly of men. [Obs. or R.] --Milton.

Meaning of Sanhedrin from wikipedia

- for other uses, see sanhedrin (disambiguation). the sanhedrin (hebrew: סַנְהֶדְרִין sanhedrîn, gr****: Συνέδριον, synedrion, 'sitting together,' hence
- of seventy-one jewish sages in judea during the roman period, see sanhedrin. sanhedrin (סנהדרין) is one of ten tractates of seder nezikin (a section of
- the sanhedrin trial of jesus refers to the trial of jesus before the sanhedrin (a jewish judicial body) following his arrest in jerusalem and prior to
- sanhedrin is a former settlement in lake county, california. it was located near the mendocino county line, west of hullville, and 16 miles (26 km) northeast
- sanhedrin 1994–1997 is a 2005 double album by john zorn's masada featuring previously unreleased studio recordings. the allmusic review by sean westergaard
- the sanhedrin was an ****embly of judges. sanhedrin may also be: sanhedrin (talmud), a tractate on criminal law sanhedrin, california
- burial ground, see sanhedria cemetery. tombs of the sanhedrin (hebrew: קברי הסנהדרין‎, kivrei hasanhedrin), also called tombs of the judges, is an underground
- דין‎, 'chief of the court') was the second-highest-ranking member of the sanhedrin during the second commonwealth period. the president, who bore the title
- the grand sanhedrin was a jewish high court convened in europe by napoleon i to give legal sanction to the principles expressed by the ****embly of notables