son of Jonah, the patronymic of Peter ( Matthew 16:17 ; John 1:42 ), because his father's name was Jonas. (See PETER .)
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bar-jona". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .