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Like people, like priest proverbial saying, late 16th century; with biblical allusion to Hosea 4:9, ‘And there shall be like people, like priest’.

People of the Book people adhering to a book of divine revelation; in particular, Jews and Christians as regarded by Muslims.

See also opium of the people, tribune of the people, the voice of the people.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

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