Caiaphas
Caiaphas
Jewish High Priest

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  • Caiaphas — [kā′ə fəs, kī′ə fəs] n. [Gr Kaiaphas] Bible the high priest who presided at the trial that led to the condemnation of Jesus: Matt. 26:57 66 …   English World dictionary

  • Caiaphas — Yosef Bar Kayafa (Hebrew יוסף בַּר קַיָּפָא, , Jesus is brought before Annas and Caiaphas and questioned, with intermittent beatings. Afterward, the other priests (Caiaphas does not accompany them) take Jesus to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor …   Wikipedia

  • Caiaphas — Son in law and successor of Annas, high priest in Jerusalem. He held office from 18 to 37 CE, but the statement in John (18:13) that he was high priest ‘that year’, combined with the reference to a preliminary investigation by Annas… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Caiaphas —    The Jewish high priest (A.D. 27 36) at the beginning of our Lord s public ministry, in the reign of Tiberius (Luke 3:2), and also at the time of his condemnation and crucifixion (Matt. 26:3, 57; John 11:49; 18:13, 14). He held this office… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Caiaphas — /kay euh feuhs, kuy /, n. a high priest of the Jews who presided over the assembly that condemned Jesus to death. Matt. 26. * * * …   Universalium

  • CAIAPHAS —    the High Priest of the Jews who condemned Christ to death as a violator of the law of Moses …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Caiaphas — n. (New Testament) Jewish high priest; Sadducee …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caiaphas — Cai•a•phas [[t]ˈkeɪ ə fəs, ˈkaɪ [/t]] n. bib a high priest of the Jews who presided over the assembly that condemned Jesus to death. Matt. 26 …   From formal English to slang

  • Caiaphas — /ˈkaɪəfæs/ (say kuyuhfas) noun a Jewish high priest from some time before AD 37; presided at the Council of Sadducees which condemned Jesus to death …   Australian English dictionary

  • Caiaphas — /kay euh feuhs, kuy /, n. a high priest of the Jews who presided over the assembly that condemned Jesus to death. Matt. 26 …   Useful english dictionary

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