- כָּהַן(b. h.), Nithpa. נִתְכַּהֵן (denom. of כֹּהֵן) to be appointed priest, to act as priest. Zeb.101b לא נ׳ פנחסוכ׳ Phineas was not appointed high priest until Ib. 102a לא נ׳ משהוכ׳ Moses acted as priest only during
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