Sentence Examples


  • The IIasidim or pious devotees, who arose at that time, were the originators of the Pharisaic movement which was conservative as well as national, and laid stress on the strict performance of the law.
  • The suppression of the Pharisaic ordinances and the punishment of those who observed them led to some disturbance.
  • Finally, when he officiated as high priest at the feast of tabernacles he roused the fury of the people by a derisive breach of the Pharisaic ritual.
  • All the Pharisaic ordinances which Hyrcanus had abolished were reaffirmed as binding.
  • Pharisaic Judaism, put to the severest test to which a religious system has ever been subject, showed itself able to control and idealize life in all its phases.

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