Jewish high priest A.D. 6-15, son of Seth. His son-in-law, Caiaphas, was high priest during the ministry of Our Lord, but Annas was still influential. He interrogated Our Lord and delivered Him bound to Caiaphas and the Sanhedrin for trial (John 28).

MLA Citation

  • “Annas”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2019. Web. 27 February 2021. <>