Bible Names N-Z : Phinehas


Phinehas in Wikipedia Phinehas or Pinhas (Hebrew: פִּינְחָס, Modern Pinəḥas Tiberian Pīnəħās) was a Jewish High Priest, the grandson of Aaron, and son of Eleazar the High Priest (Exodus 6:25 ), who distinguished himself as a youth at Shittim by his zeal against the Heresy of Peor: the immorality with which the Moabites and Midianites had successfully tempted the people (Numbers 25:1-9 ) to worship Baal-peor. He is commemorated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church on September 2...