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chief priest

chief priest in the Bible

See PRIEST.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The chief priest and his assistants wore a sacred official robe ornamented with serpent skins.

    The Birth of the Nation Mrs. Roger A. Pryor
  • Rahotep is chief priest of Amun and the keeper of the Book of Death.

  • The chief priest stands to the east of the goat, facing west, as he cuts off its head with the chopper.

  • And more than any other Silverius, the chief priest of the city, urged them to adopt this course.

    Procopius Procopius
  • He asked if we should like to be introduced to his particular friend the chief priest.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • The chief priest next handed me one of the bullock's breasts.

  • Above all, beware of the chief priest; for he would make no scruple of quarrelling with you, even before the Queen.

    A Noble Queen (Volume II of III) Philip Meadows Taylor
  • My father is Vyas Shastree, the chief priest of the temple, and we are well known.

    Tara Philip Meadows Taylor
  • The chief priest, the hierophant, was a man of irreproachable character, and held the office for life on condition of celibacy.

    Greek Women Mitchell Carroll
  • Melchizedek was, like many other ancient kings, also the chief priest of his city.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

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