Origin of Pharisaic
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This largely resulted from the Pharisaic instinct that assumes superiority over other men.The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
Here they are leagued with the Sadducees, and are the declared foes of the Pharisaic party.
This appears nowhere more strikingly than in his dealing with his pharisaic critics.The Life of Jesus of Nazareth|Rush Rhees
Should the heathen be required to follow even the severe Pharisaic ordinances?History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In these and in other ways Paul's Pharisaic career was doubtless thrown in his teeth.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
1610s, from Church Latin pharisaicus, from Greek pharisaikos, from pharisaios (see Pharisee). Related: Pharisaical (1530s).