- ha-Zaken, c60 b.c.–a.d. 9?, Palestinian rabbi, president of the Sanhedrin and interpreter of Biblical law: first to formulate definitive hermeneutic principles.
- ?60 bc –?9 ad, rabbi, born in Babylonia; president of the Sanhedrin. He was the first to formulate principles of biblical interpretation
masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally “he praised.”