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Joseph Barsabbas
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Titius Justus of Corinth
Titius Justus of Corinth (Τίτιος Ἰοῦστος, Titios Ioustos). A worshiper of God who hosted Paul in his house, which was next door to the synagogue in Corinth (Acts 18:7).
Joseph Barsabbas
Joseph Barsabbas (Ἰωσήφ Βαρσαββᾶς, Iōsēph Barsabbas). One of two candidates put forward to fill Judas Iscariot’s empty position among the disciples (Acts 1:23).
Joseph, Son of Jacob
Joseph, Son of Jacob The first son of Rachel (Gen 30:22–24); he was set apart among the sons of Jacob—favored by his father and despised by his brothers (Gen 37:2–4). Joseph is one of the central figures in the narrative of Jacob’s family contained in the final chapters of Genesis (Gen 37–50).Joseph
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Justus (Person)
JUSTUS (PERSON) [Gk Iystos (Ἰυστος)]. 1. The surname of Joseph, also called Barsabbas, a person put forward by the apostles along with Matthias as a candidate to replace Judas (Acts 1:23). Matthias and not Joseph Justus was the person on whom the lot fell and who was subsequently enrolled with the eleven
Barsabbas (Person)
BARSABBAS (PERSON) [Gk Barsabbas (Βαρσαββας)]. Name of 2 persons in NT. The name Barsabbas most probably represents the Aram Bar-Shabba, “son of the sabbath.”1. A surname of Joseph, who also had the Lat surname Justus (Acts 1:23). He was considered, but not chosen, for the place among the twelve disciples
Joseph (Person)
JOSEPH (PERSON) [Heb yôsēp (יֹוסֵף)]. Several persons in the OT, Apocrypha, and NT bear this name.1. See JOSEPH, SON OF JACOB.2. The father of Igal, the individual selected from the tribe of Issachar to spy out the land of Canaan (Num 13:7).3. A Levite who was one of the “sons of Asaph” (1 Chr 25:2,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Justus
Justus. 1. Surname for Joseph Barsabbas (Acts 1:23).See Joseph #12.2. Godly Corinthian man (presumably a convert of Paul), who opened his home to Paul and the Christians after the Jewish synagogue was closed to Paul’s preaching (Acts 18:7). There is disagreement among the manuscripts as to the exact
Barsabbas, Barsabas
Barsabbas, Barsabas. Biblical surname. Barsabas (kjv) means “son of Saba” in Aramaic. Barsabbas, “son of the Sabbath,” is the preferred spelling in modern translations (Acts 1:23; 15:22).See Joseph #12; Judas #6.
Joseph
Joseph. 1. Jacob’s 11th son and the firstborn son of Rachel. Rachel named the boy Joseph, meaning “May he add,” expressing her desire that God would give her another son (Gn 30:24).Nothing more is said about Joseph until, at the age of 17, he is seen tending his father’s flocks with his brothers (Gn
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Justus
Justus jusʹtəs [Gk. Ioustos]. Three men of this name are mentioned in the NT.
Titius Justus
Titius Justus tish̀es jus̀tes [Gk. Titios Ioustos] (Acts 18:7); AV JUSTUS. See Justus 2.
Joseph
15. A member of the early Church, called Barsabbas (but not the Barsabbas of Acts 15:22) and surnamed Justus, who was a candidate for the apostleship left vacant by Judas Iscariot (Acts 1:23; cf. vv 15–26). See Joseph Barsabbas.
Joseph
Joseph jośəf, jōʹzəf [Heb. yôsēp̱-‘may he add’ (i.e., may God add posterity), yeehôsēp̱ (Ps. 81:5 [MT 6]); Gk. Iōsēph, Iōsēs (e.g., TR Mt. 13:55; Mk. 6:3)].
Joseph Barsabbas
Joseph Barsabbasbär-sabʿez [Gk. Barsabbas, or Barsabas]; AV BARSABAS; for etymology, etc., of “Joseph,” see Joseph. Joseph Barsabbas was surnamed Justus (Acts 1:23). Barsabbas was probably a patronymic, i.e., “son of Sabba or Seba.” Other interpretations given are “son of an oath,” “son of an old
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Justus
JUSTUS1. Surname for Joseph Barsabbas (Acts 1:23). See Joseph #12.2. Godly Corinthian man (presumably a convert of Paul), who opened his home to Paul and the Christians after the Jewish synagogue was closed to Paul’s preaching (Acts 18:7). There is disagreement among the manuscripts as to the exact
Barsabas, Barsabbas
BARSABAS*, BARSABBAS Biblical surname. Barsabas (kjv) means “son of Saba” in Aramaic. Barsabbas, “son of the Sabbath,” is the preferred spelling in modern translations. Two people in the NT have this surname: Joseph Barsabbas and Judas Barsabbas (Acts 1:23; 15:22). See Joseph #12; Judas #6.
Joseph
JOSEPH1. Jacob’s 11th son and the firstborn son of Rachel. Rachel named the boy Joseph, meaning “may he add,” expressing her desire that God would give her another son (Gn 30:24).Nothing more is said about Joseph until, at the age of 17, he is seen tending his father’s flocks with his brothers (Gn
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Justus
Justus (juhs´tuhs).1 The Latin name of Joseph Barsabbas, one of two disciples put forward to be chosen as a replacement for Judas Iscariot. Even though he is not mentioned in any of the Gospels, Acts 1:22–23 indicates that he had been with Jesus and the others from the time of John’s baptism through
Barsabbas
Barsabbas (bahr-sab´uhs).1 According to Acts 1:23–26, “Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus.” He and Matthias were put forward as candidates to replace Judas Iscariot among the twelve apostles after the latter’s death; Matthias was chosen.2 According to Acts 15:22–34, “Judas called
Joseph
Joseph (joh´sif).1 The older son of Rachel, who was the favorite wife of Jacob (Israel), ancestor of the Israelites. Thus, Joseph’s descendants form one of the original twelve tribes of Israel (Gen. 49:22–26), but the tribe of Joseph divided into Ephraim and Manasseh after Levi left the tribal structure
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Justus
JUSTUS. The surname for three men of the apostolic period.1. Joseph called Barsabas who was eliminated when Matthias was chosen to complete the Twelve (Acts 1:23).2. Titus (or Titius), a Roman and converted God-fearer, who opened his home next to the Corinth synagogue to Paul as a meeting place when
Barsabas
BARSABAS1. Joseph, surnamed Justus, nominated with Matthias to succeed Judas Iscariot (Acts 1:23).2. Judas, a prophet in the Jerusalem church, who with Silas accompanied Paul and Barnabas to deliver the decision of the Jerusalem council to Antioch. He later returned to Jerusalem and nothing more is
Joseph
JOSEPH1. The eleventh son of Jacob and the first son of his favorite wife Rachel, after her sister Leah had borne Jacob six sons and a daughter. Long barren and desirous of children, Rachel named her first son Joseph (Heb. yôsēp, yhôsēp), “May He (i.e., the Lord) add,” as she explains, “May the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Justus
JUSTUS. A Latin name. Lightfoot (on Col. 4:11) notes its frequency among Jews and proselytes, often combined with a Jewish name (cf. 1 and 3 below, and see Deissmann, Bible Studies, pp. 315f.), and suggests that it was meant to denote obedience and devotion to the Law.1. A name of Joseph Barsabbas,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Justus
Justus (Gk. Ioústos)1. Surname of Joseph Barsabbas, unsuccessful candidate for apostleship (Acts 1:23).2. Titius (or Titus) Justus, a “worshipper of God” in Corinth whose home was next to the synagogue and open to Christians, and with whom Paul lodged (Acts 18:7).3. Jesus Justus, one “of the circumcision” (a
Barsabbas
Barsabbas (Gk. Barsabbas)1. Surname of Joseph (cf. Aram. bar-šĕḇāʾ, “son of the sabbath”), also surnamed Justus (Lat. “the just one”). Lots were cast to determine whether he or Matthias would replace Judas Iscariot as an apostle (Acts 1:23).2. Surname of Judas, who was sent with Silas to assist
Joseph
Joseph (Heb. yôsēp̱, yĕhôsēp̱; Gk. Iōsḗph, Iosḗs) (also JOSES)1. The 11th son of Jacob and the older son of Rachel. Rachel, the wife whom Jacob loved, was barren for a long time before giving birth to Joseph (Gen. 29:31–30:21). Her words upon giving birth to Joseph reflect the two possible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Barsabbas
Barsabbas [bär săbˊəs] (Gk. Barsabbas “son of Saba” or “son of the Sabbath”).
Joseph
Joseph [jōˊsəf] (Heb. yôsēp̱, yahôsēp̱ “may [God] add [posterity]”).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Joseph
JOSEPH יוסףI. In biblical genealogical tradition Joseph is the son of →Jacob and →Rachel (Gen 30:22–24). His name is a hypocoristicon, presumably of *yôsîp-ʾēl/DN like yôsîpyāh (Ezra 8:10). Tradition preserves two explanations of his name, the one linking it to the root ’sp (Gen 30:23 E?), the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Justus
JUSTUS1. The surname of Joseph Barsabbas (Acts 1:23).2. Titius Justus, a Corinthian proselyte. His house stood next to the synagogue in Corinth (Acts 18:7).3. A Jewish Christian whose birth name was “Jesus” or “Joshua,” who was with the imprisoned Paul when he wrote Colossians (Col 4:11).
Barsabbas
BARSABBAS (Aramaic, “son of the Sabbath”) The name of two men in the New Testament.1. Joseph Barsabbas, called Justus, was a disciple of Christ who was also one of the two candidates (with Matthias) proposed to take the place of Judas Iscariot among the apostles (Acts 1:23). According to a tradition
Joseph
JOSEPH The name of several important men in Scripture. See individual entries.1. Joseph.2. Joseph, the husband of Mary.3. Joseph, brother of Jesus.4. Joseph of Arimathea.5. Joseph Barsabbas.
Joseph Barsabbas
JOSEPH BARSABBAS Also called Justus, an early disciple of Christ and a witness to his public life and Resurrection. He was a candidate to fill the apostolic office left vacant by Judas Iscariot (Acts 1:23). Although he was not chosen to be an apostle, he was considered a saintly man (Acts 1:21–26).
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