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Jonas

Jonas [N] [S]

  • Greek form of Jonah ( Matthew 12:39 Matthew 12:40 Matthew 12:41 , etc.).

  • The father of the apostles Peter ( John 21:15-17 ) and Andrew; but the reading should be (also in 1:42 ), as in the Revised Version, "John," instead of Jonas.

    These dictionary topics are from
    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jonas". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .