High-priesthood
High-priesthood High"-priest`hood, n. The office, dignity, or position of a high priest. [1913 Webster]

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  • high-priesthood — highˈ priestˈhood noun • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high priesthood — noun : the priesthood of a high priest; specifically : the Melchizedek priesthood of the Mormon Church * * * 1. the condition or office of a high priest. 2. high priests collectively. [1525 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • high priesthood — 1. the condition or office of a high priest. 2. high priests collectively. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • high priesthood — noun see high priest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Priesthood — • Brief yet thorough examination of this sacrament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Priesthood     Priesthood     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • High Priest —     The High Priest     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The High Priest     The high priest in the Old Testament is called by various names:     ♦ the priest (Num., iii, 6);     ♦ the great priest (Lev., xxi, 10);     ♦ the head priest (IV Kings, xxv,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • HIGH PRIEST — (Heb. הַ)כּהֵן הָדֹאשׁ ,הַכֹּהֵן הַגָּדוֹל ,הַכֹּהֵן), the priest at the head of the priestly affairs. In pre Exilic times the common appellation for the chief priest of a community was the priest (Heb. ha Kohen; e.g., I Sam. 14:19, 36; 21:2–10) …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • high priest — n. [ME heyge prest] 1. a chief priest; specif., the chief priest of the ancient Jewish priesthood 2. a person, esp. a man, who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader in some field high priesthood n …   English World dictionary

  • High-priestship — High priest ship, n. High priesthood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Priesthood (Community of Christ) — In the Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, priesthood is God s power and authority to minister in the church and to conduct God s business on the earth. Although the church believes that all… …   Wikipedia

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