John,

John, [N] [E] [H]

the same name as Johanan, a contraction of Jehoanan, Jehovahs gift .

  1. One of the high priests family, who, with Annas and Caiaphas, sat in judgment upon the apostles Peter and John. ( Acts 6:6 )
  2. The Hebrew name of the evangelist Mark. ( Acts 12:12 Acts 12:25 ; Acts 13:5 Acts 13:13 ; 15:37 )

[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 'John,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.