Sentence Examples


  • The Pharisees were troublesome counsellors and doubtful allies for an ambitious prince.
  • Before setting out, he quelled with the utmost cruelty a sedition of the Pharisees, slaying nearly 3000 of them.
  • Some who saw it report the act to the Pharisees; the Sanhedrim meets, Caiaphas declares that one man must die for the people, and henceforward they ceaselessly plan His death.
  • But Salome Alexandra, his brother's widow, who released him from prison on the death of her husband and married him, was connected with the Pharisees through her brother Simon ben Shetach.
  • Eight hundred Jews who had held a fortress against him were crucified; 8000 Pharisees fled to Egypt and remained there.