[key-uh-fuh s, kahy-]
- a high priest of the Jews who presided over the assembly that condemned Jesus to death. Matt. 26.
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Examples from the Web for caiaphas
The Synoptics state that he was examined and tried before Caiaphas.The Christ
John Eleazer Remsburg
Caiaphas hesitates, then to the servant growls: "Summon my guard."Looking Back
Merrick Abner Richardson
Caiaphas and Ihave known them almost ever since we have come here.
I believe, he said, now and then Mrs. Caiaphas has given clothes to Martha Kettle.
Every now and then Mrs. Caiaphas glanced towards him from behind the newspaper.
- New Testament the high priest at the beginning of John the Baptist's preaching and during the trial of Jesus (Luke 3:2; Matthew 26)
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