JOANAN (PERSON) [Gk Iōanan (Ἰωαναν)]. The father of Joda and son of Rhesa, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:27). Gk Iōanna is read in some later texts, including the Vulgate and TR, while D omits it, substituting a genealogy
JOANNA (PERSON) [Gk Ioanna (Ἰοαννα)]. One of the female followers of Jesus during his earthly ministry listed with Mary Magdalene and Susanna in Luke 8:2–3. Joanna was one of the women who provided monetary or material aid out of their own pockets and efforts to help Jesus’ band of disciples. Later,
Joanna. 1. kjv form of Joanan in Luke 3:27.SeeJoanan.2. Wife of Chuza, a steward of Herod the tetrarch. She was among those healed of evil spirits and sicknesses by Jesus, and contributed to his support (Lk 8:2, 3). She probably witnessed the crucifixion and prepared spices for the body, later to
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Joannajō-āʹan [Gk. Iōana or Iōanna]. The wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward. She was one of the “women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities” and who “provided for them [i.e., Jesus and His disciples] of their means” on the occasion of Jesus’ tour through Galilee (Lk. 8:2f.). Along with
JOANNA1. kjv form of Joanan in Luke 3:27. SeeJoanan.2. Wife of Chuza, a steward of Herod the tetrarch. She was among those healed of evil spirits and sickness by Jesus, and contributed to his support (Lk 8:2–3). She probably witnessed the Crucifixion and prepared spices for the body; later she found
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Joanna (joh-an´uh), according to Luke 8:3, the wife of Chuza, Herod Antipas’s steward, and one of the women who accompanied Jesus and gave assistance (“out of their resources”) to Jesus and the twelve. In Luke 24:10, she is one of the women (with Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and others)
JOANNA1. An ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:27), properly spelled Joanan in RSV.2. Wife of Chuza, the steward of Herod Antipas, one of the women who ministered to Jesus (Lk 8:3) and who went with the other women of Galilee to the tomb of Jesus (Lk 23:55–24:10).
JOANNA. One of several women, healed by Jesus, who assisted in maintaining the Lord’s itinerant company. Her husband, Chuza, was a responsible official of Herod Antipas: whether in the household (‘a steward of Herod’s’, neb) or in government (‘the chancellor’, Moffatt) is uncertain (Lk. 8:1–3). She sought
Joanna (Gk. Iōánna)One of the women from Galilee that followed and provided assistance to Jesus. She is mentioned with Mary Magdalene, Susanna, and others as having been “cured of evil spirits and infirmities” (Luke 8:2–3). Joanna was wife of Chuza the steward of Herod Antipas.Joanna was among the
Joanan [jō ăˊ nən] (Gk. Iōanan, from Heb. yôḥanan “Yahweh has been gracious”). The grandson of Zerubbabel, and an ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:27; KJV “Joanna”), perhaps to be identified with Hananiah (1 Chr. 3:19).
Joanna [jō ǎnˊə] (Gk. Iōana, Iōanna “Yahweh is gracious”). The wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward (Luke 8:3). One of the women whom Jesus had healed, she followed him and his disciples, providing for them as they traveled in Galilee (v. 4). She was one of the women who discovered the empty tomb on
JOANNA The wife of Chuza and a follower of Jesus. Joanna was one of the women who was healed by Jesus and who then became part of Jesus’s devoted group of followers, along with Mary Magdalene and Susanna (Luke 8:2–3). A woman of some wealth, Joanna was one of the financial sponsors whose generosity enabled
Jo-an´na (grace or gift of God) (in Revised Version spelled Joanan).1. Son of Rhesa, according to the text of Luke 3:27, and one of the ancestors of Christ; but according to the view explained in a previous article, son of Zerubbabel, and the same as Hananiah in 1 Chron. 3:19.2. The name of a woman,