The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 993 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
Boanhrgevßof Aramaic origin (01123) and (07266)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bo-an-erg-es' Noun Masculine
Boanerges = "sons of thunder"
  1. a nickname given to James and John, the sons of Zebedee, by the Lord. The name seems to denote fiery and destructive zeal that may be likened to a thunder storm.
King James Word Usage - Total: 1
Boanerges 1
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Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Boanerges". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .