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Pharisees
A powerful religious and political group among the Jews. Politically they looked forward to a glorious future for their nation. Religiously they stressed outward forms more than inward righteousness. They not only followed closely the Mosaic law of purity but were strict in keeping the great host of man-made regulations which had been added. They believed in the resurrection of the dead. Jesus exposed their hypocrisy and self-righteousness. They in turn violently hated Jesus.
Sadducees
A small wealthy influential sect of Jews, who opposed the Pharisees. They did not believe in the resurrection, angels, or spirits. They also were bitter enemies of Christ.
Scribes
These men copied an interpreted the Scripture, worshipping the mere letter of the law. They were usually Pharisees. They are also called "lawyers."
Herodians
Jewish political party that supported Herod and Rome
Zealots
A religious, political party of Jews who opposed Roman aggression.
Samaritans
A mixed race, descendents of Jews and Gentiles brought in by the Assyran king during Israel's captivity. These were despised by the Jews.
Sanhedrin
Supreme cousin of the Jews composed of 71 members -- Pharisees and Sadducees.
Synagogue
Jewish place of worship and schooling in the Scriptures.
Levites
Men of the tribe of Levi. They took care of the temple.
Publicans
Tax collectors employed by the Roman government. Many of them greatly oppressed the people, using extortion and graft. Jews who were publicans were hated by other Jews.
Centurion
Captain of a hundred men.
Disciple
Any follower of Christ.
Apostle
A sent one, a messenger. The name is especially applied to the chosen twelve.