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Definition of High priest

High priest
High priest High" priest` (Eccl.) A chief priest; esp., the head of the Jewish priesthood.

Meaning of High priest from wikipedia

- The term “high priestusually refers either to an individual who holds the office of ruler-priest, or to one who is the head of a religious caste. In...
- High priest (Hebrew: כהן גדול‎ kohen gadol; with definite article הַכֹּהֵן הַגָּדוֹל‎ ha'kohen ha'gadol, the high priest; Aramaic kahana rabba) was the...
- The High Priest of Amun or First Prophet of Amun (ḥm nṯr tpj n jmn) was the highest-ranking priest in the priesthood of the ancient Egyptian god Amun....
- This article gives a list of the High Priests of Ancient Israel up to the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 AD. Because of a lack of historical data...
- breastplate (Hebrew: חֹשֶׁן‎ ẖošen) was a sacred breastplate worn by the High Priest of the Israelites, according to the Book of Exodus. In the biblical account...
- יְהוֹשֻׁוּעַ‎ Yəhōšua‘) or Yeshua the High Priest was, according to the Bible, the first person chosen to be the High Priest for the reconstruction of the Jewish...
- The High Priest of Ra or of Re was known in Egyptian as the wr-mꜢw, which translates as Greatest of Seers. The main cult of Ra was in ancient Heliopolis...
- The Samaritan High Priest is the high priest (kohen gadol) of the remaining Samaritan community in the Levant. According to the Samaritan's tradition,...
- (Hebrew: Yason, יאסון) of the Oniad family, brother to Onias III, was a High Priest in the Temple in Jerusalem. Josephus records that his name, before he...
- The High Priest of Ptah was sometimes referred to as "the Greatest of the Directors of Craftsmanship" (wr-ḫrp-ḥmwt). This title refers to Ptah as the...
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