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Caiaphas, Joseph

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Appointed high priest by the governor Valerius Gratus, A.D. 26, he remained in office until A.D. 36, when he was deposed by the proconsul Vitellius. He prophesied that it was expedient that one man should die for the nation, that the whole nation might not perish. John 11:50,51 . He presided at the trial of the Lord, Matthew 26:3,57 ; Luke 3:2 ; John 11:49 ; John 18:13,28 ; and was present when Peter and John were brought before the Sanhedrim. Acts 4:6 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Caiaphas, Joseph'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/c/caiaphas-joseph.html. 1897.

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