- The family patriarch makes all decisions regarding living arrangements, children's marriages, and money.
- Is he not supposed to be a patriarch to his extended family?
- The consequences - offending the family patriarch and causing the family financial hardship - are considered too large for the sake of a girl.
- Both Jews and Muslims consider the biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph as spiritual ancestors.
- Our Sages attribute the origin of our three daily prayer services to our patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
- The biblical patriarch Jacob mourned over his son Joseph for 22 years, mistakenly believing that he had been killed by a wild animal.
- Christians there worshipped in Greek and were subject to the patriarch of Alexandria.
- The former, a patriarch of Alexandria, could be hardly suspected of partiality to the enemies of Christianity.
- The most powerful church leaders were the bishop of Rome, called the pope, in the West and the patriarch of Constantinople in the East.
- The tsar was autocrat by divine right, sustained by the endorsement of the autonomous Orthodox church under its patriarch.
- It was named after Evtimii Turnovski, a renowned religious and literary figure who lived during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom and was a patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church from 1375 to 1393.
- The alternative synod representatives said they would ask for the summoning of a church-people's council to elect a legitimate patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.
- In 1953 he was made a cardinal and appointed patriarch of Venice.
- When monasteries die out, the patriarch sells the property cheaply to pay his bills.
- If Roncalli had died as patriarch of Venice, he certainly would not be widely remembered today.
Middle English: from Old French patriarche, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek patriarkhēs, from patria 'family' + arkhēs 'ruling'.
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