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Samaritan Woman
A woman whom Jesus asked for a drink at a well in Samaria.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jesus (Person)
JESUS (PERSON) [Gk Iēsous (Ἰησους)]. Several persons mentioned in the Bible bear this name, which is a Greek form of Joshua (Heb yĕhôšûaʿ; cf. the Gk of Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb 4:8). One of these is the son of Sirach, who wrote the deuterocanonical book of Ecclesiasticus; see WISDOM OF BEN-SIRA.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jesus
Jesus. 1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah is salvation” given to the Messiah.See Jesus Christ, Life and Teaching of.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8.See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colossae
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jesus
JESUS1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah [Yahweh] is salvation” given to the Messiah. See Jesus Christ.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8. See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colosse in the salutation
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jesus
Jesus (Gk. Iēsoús)Greek form of the name Joshua (Heb. yĕhôšûaʿ, “Yahweh will save”); cf. Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb. 4:8.1. The father of Sirach and grandfather of the author of the book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus; Sir. Prologue).2. Joshua ben Sira (“Jesus son of Sirach”), author of Sirach/Ecclesiasticus.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jesus
Jesus [jēˊsəs] (Gk. Iēsous; from Heb. yehôšua˓ “Yahweh will save”).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Jesus
JESUS ἸησοῦςI. Iēsous is the Greek form of the Hebrew personal name yĕhōšūʿa stamped after its postexilic variant yēšūʿa. The votive name means “Yahweh is help (salvation)” as rightly interpreted by Philo, Mut. 121. It is derived from the root yšʿ, frequent in other Hebrew and Semitic personal
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jesus
Je´sus (saviour).1. The Greek form of the name Joshua or Jeshua, a contraction of Jehoshua, that is, “help of Jehovah” or “saviour.” Num. 13:16.2. Joshua the son of Nun. Num. 27:18; Heb. 4:8. [Jehoshua.]
Jesus
Je´sus, called Justus, a Christian who was with St. Paul at Rome. Col. 4:11. (a.d. 57.)
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jesus
Jesus(1.) Joshua, the son of Nun (Acts 7:45; Heb. 4:8; R.V., “Joshua”).(2.) A Jewish Christian surnamed Justus (Col. 4:11).Je’sus, the proper, as Christ is the official, name of our Lord. To distinguish him from others so called, he is spoken of as “Jesus of Nazareth” (John 18:7), and “Jesus the son
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jesus
JESUS [GEE zus] (the Lord is salvation) — the name of five men in the Bible:1. Jesus Barabbas, a prisoner released by the Roman governor Pontius Pilate before Jesus was crucified (Matt. 27:16–17, REB; some manuscripts omit the word Jesus and have simply Barabbas).2. An ancestor of Christ (Luke 3:29;
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JESUS
JESUS<je’-zus> ([ Ἰησου̂ς, Iesous], for [יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎, yehoshua`]):1. Joshua, son of Nun (the King James Version Acts 7:45; Heb 4:8; compare 1 Macc 2:55; 2 Esdras 7:37).2. (3) High priest and Levite.See JESHUA,4. Son of Sirach.See SIRACH.5. An ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:29, the King
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Jesus, the Christ
Jeʹsus [Saviour], the Christ. The name Jesus is the proper name of our Lord; the Christ, the Messiah, the Anointed is his official designation. According to the received chronology, which in fact is that of Dionysius Exiguus in the sixth century, the birth of Christ occurred in the year of Rome 754 (a.d.
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