high priest definition

  • noun:
    • Judaism A chief priest, particularly of this old Levitical priesthood. By custom this workplace had been limited to guys.
    • Mormon Church A priest for the Melchizedek purchase. By custom this office is fixed to males.
    • the pinnacle or primary proponent, at the time of a movement or doctrine.
    • A clergyman with a greater function than a standard priest.
    • into the history of the Hebrew Testament (Tanakh), the male one who was responsible for making the annual sacrifice on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Constantly a descendant of Aaron the older sibling of Moses.
    • Jesus Christ.
    • The second-lowest workplace in the Melchizedek priesthood.
    • people holding a situation of power or impact; an authority in a field of study, doctrine, art or a movement.
    • A third level (often forth degree) male witch in Wicca.
    • a preeminent authority or significant proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • a senior clergyman and dignitary
  • adjective:
    • view in Vocabulary.
  • others:
    • A chief priest; esp., your head of this Jewish priesthood.

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