Zadokite

noun
Za·​dok·​ite | \ ˈzādəˌkīt \
plural -s

Definition of Zadokite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a Zadokite priest
2 : a member of the Zadokite sect

Zadokite

adjective
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Definition of Zadokite (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of or relating to Zadok or a line of priests of the highest rank descended from him the Zadokite priesthood
2 : of, relating to, or constituting a Jewish rigorist sect seceding from Orthodox Judaism and settling in Damascus in the second century b.c.

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History and Etymology for Zadokite

Noun

Zadok, high priest of Israel during the reign of King David + English -ite

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“Zadokite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zadokite. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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