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Smith's Bible Dictionary - Caiaphas



(depression ), in full JOSEPH CAIAPHAS, high priest of the Jews under Tiberius. (Matthew 26:3,57; John 11:49; 18:13,14,24,28; Acts 4:6) The procurator Valerius Gratus appointed him to the dignity, He was son-in-law of Annas. [ANNAS]


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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ca’iaphas,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". 1901.

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