Part of speech: noun

The supreme council of the Jewish nation.

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Usage examples "sanhedrin":

  1. Many of them were members of the Sanhedrin. - "Hebrew Life and Times", Harold B. Hunting.
  2. Perhaps Joseph and Nicodemus recalled moments in the Sanhedrin when they whispered together, speaking kindly of Jesus, but were afraid to defend Him aloud; thus silently giving a seeming consent to evil deeds because timidity concealed their friendship. - "A Life of St. John for the Young", George Ludington Weed.
  3. Caiaphas comes, and the Sanhedrin meet! - "His Lady of the Sonnets", Robert W. Norwood.