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Headword: *saddoukai=os
Adler number: sigma,27
Translated headword: Sadducee
Vetting Status: high
[sc. So named] from a place.
Greek Original:
*saddoukai=os: a)po\ to/pou.
The priestly party called the צדוקים (Tsadokim) in Judaism at the beginning of the common era. Probably, in fact, named from the priest Zadok (sigma 26); cf. Pharisees (phi 94) and Essenes (epsilon 3123).
Catholic Encyclopedia entry at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 November 2001@21:35:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 1 September 2002@06:09:41.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew) on 1 November 2002@12:20:01.
Catharine Roth on 28 March 2003@22:03:31.
David Whitehead on 19 December 2013@04:20:28.


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