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John (Ac. 4:6)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
John the Priest
John the Priest (Ἰωάννης, Iōannēs). A member of the family of high priests in Jerusalem when Annas was high priest (6–16 ad; Acts 4:6). Some Old Latin manuscripts and a few others substitute Jonathan for John.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
John (Person)
JOHN (PERSON) [Gk Iōannēs (Ἰωαννης)]. John was a common Jewish name during the Hellenistic age and was especially popular among the priesthood.1. The son of a priest named Simeon, from the clan of Joarib. He was the father of Mattathias and the grandfather of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc 2:1; cf. 14:29
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
John (Person)
John (Person). 1. Father of Simon Peter and Andrew (Jn 1:40, 42; 21:15–17). According to Matthew 16:17, Peter’s father was named Jona (Jonas, Jonah). Either Jona was an alternate form of the name John or, more probably, two independent traditions existed regarding his name.2. Member of the high priestly
Jona
Jona. kjv form of John, father of Simon Peter and Andrew, in John 1:42.See John (Person) #1.
Jonas
Jonas. 1. kjv form of Jonah in Matthew 12:39–41 and Luke 11:29–32.See Jonah (Person).2. kjv form of John, Simon Peter’s father, in John 21:15, 17.See John (Person) #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
John (NT)
3. A relative of Annas the high priest who sat in the Sanhedrin when Peter and John were tried (Acts 4:6). He may have been a son and the successor of Annas the high priest.
John (NT)
2. The apostle, the son of Zebedee and brother of James (see John the Apostle).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
John (Person)
JOHN (Person)1. Father of Simon Peter and Andrew (Jn 1:40–42; 21:15–17). According to Matthew 16:17, Peter’s father was named Jona (Jonas, Jonah). Either Jona was an alternate form of the name John or, more probably, two independent traditions existed regarding his name.2. Member of the high priestly
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
John
John (jahn).1 The father of Mattathias and grandfather of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 2:1).2 The oldest son of Mattathias and brother of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 2:2; 9:35–42).3 John the Baptist (Matt. 3:1). See John the Baptist.4 John the son of Zebedee, also called John the apostle (Mark 10:35). See
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jona
JONA. KJV form of John (Jn 1:42, RSV), used in order to harmonize with Barjona in (Mt 16:17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
John
John (Gk. Iōánnēs)1. The father of Matthias and grandfather of Judas Maccabeus; son of the priest Simeon (1 Macc. 2:1).2. The oldest son of Matthias, surnamed Gaddi (2 Macc. 2:2). Sent to the Nabateans by his brother Jonathan to store the Maccabeans’ belongings, he was ambushed and killed by “the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jona
Jona [jōˊnə] (Gk. lōannēs).† John, the father of Simon Peter (John 1:42, KJV). See John 10; Bar-Jona.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
John
John, the same name as Johanan, a contraction of Jehohanan, Jehovah’s gift.1. One of the high priest’s family, who, with Annas and Caiaphas, sat in judgment upon the apostles Peter and John. Acts 6:6.2. The Hebrew name of the evangelist Mark. Acts 12:12, 25; 13:5, 13; 15:37.
Jona
Jo´na (a dove) (Greek form of Jonah), the father of the apostle Peter, John 1:42, who is hence addressed as Simon Barjona (i.e., son of Jona) in Matt. 16:17.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
John
JOHN (jon; Gk. ˒Iōannēs; from Heb. Yôḥānān, “Jehovah is gracious”). The name of the apostle (see article following); of the baptizer and forerunner (see article following) of Jesus Christ; and of several other biblical personages.1. The father of the apostle Peter (John 1:42; 21:15–17).2. One
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
John
John(1.) One who, with Annas and Caiaphas, sat in judgment on the apostles Peter and John (Acts 4:6). He was of the kindred of the high priest; otherwise unknown.(2.) The Hebrew name of Mark (q.v.). He is designated by this name in the acts of the Apostles (12:12, 25; 13:5, 13; 15:37).(3.) THE APOSTLE,
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