Translation of high priest in Spanish:

high priest

sumo sacerdote, n.


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    sumo sacerdote masculine
    • It was the only day in the Jewish calendar when the high priest could enter the innermost room of the temple - the most holy place.
    • The two main characters involved in Jesus's death are Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor, and Caiaphas, the Jewish high priest.
    • Jerusalem itself was governed by the Jewish high priest, who was responsible to a Roman prefect.
    • Mark 14: 66-72 records how, in the court of the high priest, Peter three times denied that he was a disciple of Jesus.
    • Inside, behind a great curtain, is the Holy of Holies, where the high priest, like Moses before him, communes with the Lord.