Defintions of Sanhedrin and Pharisee: Simile: the Supreme Court


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phar-i-see (fari-se)n. 1. Pharisee. A member of an ancient Jewish sect that emphasized strict interpretation and observance of the Mosaic law in both its oral and written form. 2. A hypocritically self-righteous person.[Middle English pharise, from Old English fariseus, and from Old French pharise, both from Late Latin pharisaeus, from Greek pharisaios, from Aramaic perisayya.]

San-hed-rin (san-hedrin, -hedrin, san-)n. The highest judicial and ecclesiastical council of the ancient Jewish nation, composed of from 70 to 72 members.[Hebrew sanhedhrin, from Greek sunedrion, council, from sunedros, sitting in council : sun-, syn- + hedra, seat. See sed-.]


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WWJD?

Of course spend his WHOLE HUMAN LIFE PERSUADING THESE FOLKS, (the sheep…?)


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