Bartholomew

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Βαρθολομαῖος (Bartholomaîos), from Aramaic בר and תלמי.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɑː(ɹ)ˈθɒləmju/

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Bartholomew

  1. An Apostle, identified with Nathanael. (biblical character)
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version)[1]: Matthew 10: 2 - 4:
      Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

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