Translation of Pharisee in Spanish:


fariseo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɛrəˌsi/ /ˈfarɪsiː/

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  • 1

    fariseo masculine
    • He asked the Jewish leaders, the Pharisees and Sadducees, to repent from their evil ways.
    • He had to make allies with the Pharisees, the Jewish high priests of the temple, because he needed some help in governing.
    • As to the framework of his history, Jesus and Judaism are inseparably entwined; he appears closer to the Pharisees than to other Jewish groups in the first century.
    • Saul was a devout Jew, a Pharisee, a teacher of the law, a member of the Sanhedrin, a believer in the Jehovah of Israel and looked for the coming Messiah.
    • Nicodemus, mentioned only in the Gospel of John, was a Pharisee and probably a member of the Sanhedrin, the highest governing body.
  • 2

    (hypocritical person)
    fariseo masculine
    farisea feminine
    • Though the hypocrites and Pharisees that run the Republican party will have a hard time understanding this, Jesus would have understood it immediately.
    • The hypocrites and Pharisees of the Republican Party are exactly the sorts of people Jesus warned us against.
    • The Pharisees and hypocrites in the British press should repent their calumnies.