the condition or office of a high priest.
high priests collectively.
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How to use high priesthood in a sentence
But Germond and his contemporaries were a better high priesthood than the priesthood we have now.
And he confirmed him in the high priesthood and all the honours he had before, and he made him the chief of his friends.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Further, the idea of hereditary high priesthood, or family sanctity at any rate, is thoroughly congruous to Oriental thought.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
Thus Jason stripped the high-priesthood of its sacred character and did what he could to stamp out Judaism.
The inference is that His high-priesthood has abolished the old covenant and ratified the new.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews | Thomas Charles Edwards
Then the high priesthood descended to each of his sons for the posterity of each.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel | Frank G. Allen