A Jewish high priest. His main job was to look over the sanctuary and all that belonged to the sacred service. His job was also hereditary, meaning it was passed down from father to son.
W. H. De Puy, A.M., D.D. The People's Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge Vol. 1 (New York, NY: Phillips & Hunt, 1879) 904
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