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  • A sect of the Jews
  • As a body, rejected John`s baptism
  • Believed in the resurrection &c
  • By descent, especially esteemed
  • Character of: Active in proselytising.
  • Character of: Ambitious of precedence.
  • Character of: Avaricious.
  • Character of: Cruel in persecuting.
  • Character of: Fond of distinguished titles.
  • Character of: Fond of public salutations.
  • Character of: Oppressive.
  • Character of: Outwardly moral.
  • Character of: Particular in paying all dues.
  • Character of: Rigid in fasting.
  • Character of: Self-righteous.
  • Character of: Zealous of the law.
  • Character of: Zealous of tradition.
  • Christ: Asked for signs by.
  • Christ: Called fools and blind guides.
  • Christ: Called, and evil and adulterous generation.
  • Christ: Called, serpents and generation of vipers.
  • Christ: Compared, to graves that appear not.
  • Christ: Compared, to whited sepulchres.
  • Christ: Condemned by, for associating with sinners.
  • Christ: Declared the doctrines of, to be hypocrisy.
  • Christ: Declared the imaginary righteousness of, to be insufficient for salvation.
  • Christ: Denounced woes against.
  • Christ: Left Judea for a time on account of.
  • Christ: Offended, by his doctrine.
  • Christ: Often invited by.
  • Christ: Tempted by, with questions about the law.
  • Christ: Watched by, for evil.
  • Had disciples
  • Imputed Christ`s miracles to Satan`s power
  • Made broad their phylacteries
  • Many priest and Levites were of
  • Many rulers, lawyers, and scribes were of
  • Often sought to destroy Christ
  • Sent officers to apprehend Christ
  • Some came to John for baptism
  • The strictest observers of the Mosaic ritual
  • Their opinions, a standard for others

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