• Pharisees - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharisees According to Josephus, who himself was a Pharisee, the Pharisees held that only the soul was immortal and the souls of good people would be reincarnated and "pass into other bodies," while "the souls of the wicked will suffer eternal punishment." The Apostle Paul, declared himself to be a Pharisee before his belief in Jesus Christ.
  • Pharisee | Jewish history | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/Pharisee Pharisee, member of a Jewish religious party that flourished in Palestine during the latter part of the Second Temple period (515 bce–70 ce). Their insistence on the binding force of oral tradition (“the unwritten Torah”) still remains a basic tenet of Jewish theological thought. When the Mishna
  • Who Were the Pharisees? Bible Definition and Meaning

    www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/pharisees Pharisees. Jewish group mentioned, either collectively or as individuals, ninety-eight times in the New Testament, all but ten times in the Gospels. The root meaning of the word "Pharisee" is uncertain. It is probably related to the Hebrew root prs , meaning "separate" or "detach." From whom did the Pharisees separate?
  • Pharisee | Definition of Pharisee by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharisee Pharisee definition is - a member of a Jewish sect of the intertestamental period noted for strict observance of rites and ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law.
  • What are the differences between the Sadducees and ...

    www.gotquestions.org/Sadducees-Pharisees.html The Sadducees’ locus of power was the temple in Jerusalem; the Pharisees controlled the synagogues. The Sadducees were friendlier with Rome and more accommodating to the Roman laws than the Pharisees were. The Pharisees often resisted Hellenization, but the Sadducees welcomed it.
  • Who were the Pharisees? | GotQuestions.org

    www.gotquestions.org/Pharisees.html Of course, not every Pharisee was opposed to Jesus. Nicodemus was a Pharisee who rightly considered Jesus “a teacher who has come from God” and honestly sought answers from Him (John 3:1–2). Nicodemus later defended Jesus before the Sanhedrin (John 7:50–51) and was on hand at Jesus’ crucifixion to help bury the Lord’s body (John 19:39).
  • Pharisee | Definition of Pharisee at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/pharisee Pharisee definition, a member of a Jewish sect that flourished during the 1st century b.c. and 1st century a.d. and that differed from the Sadducees chiefly in its strict observance of religious ceremonies and practices, adherence to oral laws and traditions, and belief in an afterlife and the coming of a Messiah. See more.
  • Pharisee - definition of pharisee by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/pharisee Define pharisee. pharisee synonyms, pharisee pronunciation, pharisee translation, English dictionary definition of pharisee. n. 1. Pharisee A member of an ancient Jewish sect that emphasized strict interpretation and observance of the Mosaic law in both its oral and written form....
  • Pharisees, Sadducees & Essenes - Jewish Virtual Library

    www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/pharisees-sadducees-and-essenes The Pharisees believed that God also gave Moses the knowledge of what these laws meant and how they should be applied. This oral tradition was codified and written down roughly three centuries later in what is known as the Talmud.
  • Who were the Pharisees in the Bible? - Jesus.Org

    www.christianity.com/jesus/.../how-were-the-pharisees-legalistic.html The Pharisees were a Jewish group mentioned, either collectively or as individuals, ninety-eight times in the New Testament, mainly in the Gospels. The root meaning of the word "Pharisee" is uncertain. It is probably related to the Hebrew root mea...