Barnabas

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From Ancient Greek Βαρναβᾶς (Barnabas), from the Hebrew בּר (bar, son) and נָבִיא (naví).

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Barnabas

  1. An early Christian, one of the earliest Christian disciples in Jerusalem (biblical character)
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version)[1]: Acts 4:36-37:
      And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation, ) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus, having land, sold it, and brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

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Barnabas

  1. Barnabas (biblical character)

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Barnabas m

  1. Barnabas (biblical character)