adjective Date: 1593 of or relating to the Sadducees

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  • Sadducean — Sadducee Sad du*cee, n. [L. Sadducaei, p., Gr. ?, Heb. Tsadd[=u]k[=i]m; so called from Ts[=a]d[=o]k, the founder of the sect.] One of a sect among the ancient Jews, who denied the resurrection, a future state, and the existence of angels. {Sad… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sadducean — See Sadducee. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sadducean — adjective Of, like, or pertaining to the Sadducees …   Wiktionary

  • Sadducean — adj. pertaining to the Sadducees (ancient Jewish sect) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sadducean — sad·du·ce·an …   English syllables

  • Sadducean — adjective of or relating to the Sadducees • Pertains to noun: ↑Sadducee • Derivationally related forms: ↑Sadducee …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sadducee — Sadducean, adj. Sadduceeism, n. /saj euh see , sad yeuh /, n. Judaism. a member of a Palestinian sect, consisting mainly of priests and aristocrats, that flourished from the 1st century B.C. to the 1st century A.D. and differed from the Pharisees …   Universalium

  • Sadducees — The Sadducees were members of a Jewish sect founded in the second century BC, possibly as a political party. They ceased to exist sometime after the first century AD.EtymologyThe Hebrew name, Tsdoki, indicates their claim that they are the… …   Wikipedia

  • SADDUCEES — (Heb. צְדוּקִים, Ẓedukim), sect of the latter half of the Second Temple period, formed about 200 B.C.E. Active in political and economic life, the Sadducean party was composed largely of the wealthier elements of the population – priests,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dead Sea Scrolls — Coordinates: 31°44′27″N 35°27′31″E / 31.74083°N 35.45861°E / 31.74083; 35.45861 …   Wikipedia

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