Barnabas

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Barnabas

  1. An early Christian, one of the earliest Christian disciples in Jerusalem (biblical character)
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, 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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Proper noun[edit]

Barnabas

  1. Barnabas (biblical character)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Barnabas (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative Barnabas
genitive Barnabaan
partitive Barnabasta
illative Barnabaaseen
singular plural
nominative Barnabas
accusative nom.? Barnabas
gen. Barnabaan
genitive Barnabaan
partitive Barnabasta
inessive Barnabaassa
elative Barnabaasta
illative Barnabaaseen
adessive Barnabaalla
ablative Barnabaalta
allative Barnabaalleˣ
essive Barnabaana
translative Barnabaaksi
instructive
abessive Barnabaatta
comitative

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Proper noun[edit]

Barnabas m

  1. Barnabas (biblical character)