High-priest meaning

A priest of the Melchizedek order. By tradition this office is restricted to men.
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A clergyman with a higher function than a normal priest.
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The chief priest of the ancient Levitical priesthood. By tradition this office was restricted to men.
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The head or chief proponent, as of a movement or doctrine.
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A chief priest; specif., the chief priest of the ancient Jewish priesthood.
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A person, esp. a man, who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader, or leading expert, in some field.
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In the history of the Hebrew Testament (Tanakh), the male person who was responsible for making the annual sacrifice on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Always a descendant of Aaron the older brother of Moses.
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Jesus Christ.
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(Mormonism) The second-lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.

Jake was ordained a high priest when he was called to be a counselor in a bishopric.

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A person holding a position of power or influence; an authority in a field of study, doctrine, art or a movement.
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(Wicca) A third degree (sometimes forth degree) male witch in Wicca.
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