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Caiaphas

[key-uh-fuh s, kahy-]
noun
  1. 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

Historical Examples

  • 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.

    Rejected of Men

    Howard Pyle

  • I believe, he said, now and then Mrs. Caiaphas has given clothes to Martha Kettle.

    Rejected of Men

    Howard Pyle

  • Every now and then Mrs. Caiaphas glanced towards him from behind the newspaper.

    Rejected of Men

    Howard Pyle


British Dictionary definitions for caiaphas

Caiaphas

noun
  1. 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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