teacher of Righteousness

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The leader of the Qumran community who interpreted scripture and was opposed by a ‘wicked priest’. The identity and history of the teacher can only be surmised: possibly he was once a high priest in Jerusalem and was opposed to the Hellenizing party.

Subjects: Religion.

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