High priest who helped condemn Jesus.

Caiaphas was the high priest in the gospel accounts of the trial of Jesus. He is remembered for the leading part he played in the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus. Caiaphas succeeded Annas, his father-in-law, as high priest, ruling from A.D. 18-36. He also took part in hearings concerning Peter and John.

Mt 26:55-57 - Trial of Jesus
Acts 4:5-12 - Trial of Peter and John

A high priest


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