Caiaphas

Caiaphas (Joseph Caiaphas) kā´yəfəs [key], Jewish high priest, a Sadducee, son-in-law of Annas. According to the Gospels, he presided at the council that condemned Jesus to death. Later, he joined in the examination of Peter and John. Mat. 26.57–68 John 11.47–54 18.24 Acts 4.6.

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