Sentence Examples

  • The seat at the head of the table is always saved for the patriarch of the family.
  • The patriarch of each Hebrew tribe was written about in the Old Testament.
  • After his father died, Thomas stepped up to the role of family patriarch.
  • Without extensive research, it will be difficult to find the genetic roots of the ancestral patriarch of the family.
  • In the West the only patriarch in the fully developed sense of the Eastern Church has been the bishop of Rome, who is patriarch as well as pope.

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