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The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2491 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ioanneßof Hebrew origin (03110)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ee-o-an'-nace Noun Masculine
John = "Jehovah is a gracious giver"
  1. John the Baptist was the son of Zacharias and Elisabeth, the forerunner of Christ. By order of Herod Antipas he was cast into prison and afterwards beheaded.
  2. John the apostle, the writer of the Fourth Gospel, son of Zebedee and Salome, brother of James the elder. He is that disciple who (without mention by name) is spoken of in the Fourth Gospel as especially dear to Jesus and according to the traditional opinion is the author of the book of Revelation.
  3. John surnamed Mark, the companion of Barnabas and Paul. Acts 12:
  4. John a certain man, a member of the Sanhedrin Acts 5:6
NAS Word Usage - Total: 135
John 131, John's 4
NAS Verse Count

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 Ioannes". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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