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Father of Melchi and son of Joseph (not the Joseph who was Jesus’ earthly father); listed in the genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:24).
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JANNAI (PERSON) [Gk Iannai (Ἰανναι)]. The father of Melchi and son of Joseph (an earlier ancestor of Jesus), according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:24). D omits Jannai, substituting a genealogy adapted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke
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