Caiaphas(redirected from Joseph Caiphas)
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Cai·a·phas(kā′ə-fəs, kī′-), Joseph fl. first century ad.
In the New Testament, the Jewish high priest who presided over the counsel that condemned Jesus.
(Bible) New Testament the high priest at the beginning of John the Baptist's preaching and during the trial of Jesus (Luke 3:2; Matthew 26)
Cai•a•phas(ˈkeɪ ə fəs, ˈkaɪ-)
a high priest of the Jews who presided over the assembly that condemned Jesus to death. Matt. 26.