Sanhedrin

[ US /ˌsænˈhidɹɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. the supreme judicial and ecclesiastical council of ancient Jerusalem
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How To Use Sanhedrin In A Sentence

  • The Sanhedrin and other duly constituted courts cannot be established until this ordination is reinstituted.
  • Every member of the Sanhedrin must be ordained, following a tradition from Moses.
  • In the years leading up to the revolt, a real battle raged between the Pharisees, who saw themselves as guardians of Jewish law, and the Sadduccees, the priests who dominated the temple council, which was called the Sanhedrin. Gold of Kings
  • So they went away from the Sanhedrin, happy to undergo shame for the Name.
  • One member of the Sanhedrin, however, a Pharisee called Gamaliel, who was a teacher of the Law Catholic Online > Daily Readings
  • Although that one interpretation may indicate a lenience towards general abstention from the death penalty, Pre-diasporic Judaim's track record shows that many many ‘whores’ and thieves (ganefs) were terminally judged by the Sanhedrin and executed.
  • [It treats at length of the institution of the municipal and provincial courts called Sanhedrin from a Greek word, and also of the great Sanhedrin, or _Bethdin_, at The World's Greatest Books — Volume 13 — Religion and Philosophy
  • The allegoric exegeses of Ruth 2: 9: “And when you are thirsty, go down to the jars and drink some of [the water] that the men have drawn” that understand this “drinking” as drawing Torah from the righteous and the Sanhedrin (Ruth Rabbah 4: 12) may be connected to the need to clarify this law (as is also indicated by the context in Ruth Rabbah). Ruth: Midrash and Aggadah.
  • The quote from Sanhedrin is in the Talmud, not Deut. The Volokh Conspiracy » A Religious, Cultural, and Personal Right To Eat Bacon — Even When Your Foster Parents Don’t Allow It in Their Home
  • It carried the roots of evil from France into Scotland, where under a different name it entered into a league with united England, with whom, after having let it in behind the curtain of its secret and having declared deadly war to papism, it cooperates even to the present day, helping out England in her exploits over the whole world with its capital and concessions, in which respect the Sanhedrin was never penurious. The History of a Lie 'The Protocols of the Wise Men of Zion'
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