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synonyms for priesthood

  • cardinalate
  • ecclesiastics
  • ministry
  • pastorate
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • the cloth
  • the pulpit
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How to use priesthood in a sentence

Just as the Jewish homeland was treated like a football by foreign powers like the Ptolemies of Egypt and Seleucids of Syria, the power of the priesthood was an important focus in intra-Jewish power struggles.
DID ARCHAEOLOGISTS JUST FIND EVIDENCE OF HANUKKAH STORIES?CANDIDA MOSSNOVEMBER 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
These two phenomenal facts imply some strong antagonism to the priesthood and their system.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The Roman Catholic priesthood, to a man, would lend to it the influence of all its spiritual authority.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
And through Christ come all the distinguishing features, and all the high privileges of his people, as an holy priesthood.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Had it not been for the Everlasting Covenant, the rite of sacrifice had not been instituted, and a priesthood had not been.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Those faithful to the covenant of the priesthood are approved, while the desecrators thereof are fearfully condemned.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Phinees, our father, by being fervent in the zeal of God, received the covenant of an everlasting priesthood.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And he confirmed him in the high priesthood and all the honours he had before, and he made him the chief of his friends.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Behold, these are written in the book of the days of his priesthood, from the time that he was made high priest after his father.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
There were grades of rank among the priesthood; but not more so than in the Roman Catholic Church.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIESTHOOD

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.