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Boanerges

Boanerges [N] [E] [H]

a name signifying sons of thunder , given by our Lord to the two sons of Zebedee, James and John, probably on account of their fiery earnestly. ( Mark 3:17 ) See ( Luke 9:54 ; Mark 9:38 ) comp. Matt 20:20 etc.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Boanerges'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.