Kananaios: Cananaean, Aramaic for Zealot, surname of one of the twelve apostlesOriginal Word: Κανανίτης, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
2581 Kananítēs – properly, a Canaanite (a Canaanean); used of one of the twelve apostles because he was an adherent of the Zealots – "Simon the Canaanite (Mt 10: 4; Mk 3:18).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic originDefinition
Cananaean, Aramaic for Zealot, surname of one of the twelve apostlesNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2581: ΚανανίτηςΚανανίτης
(from Chaldean קַנְאָן
, Hebrew קָנָא
), equivalent to ὁ ζηλωτής
(according to the interpr. of Luke in , Acts 1:13), which see, the Zealot, a surname of the apostle Simon R G (the latter with a small kappa κ') in Matthew 10:4 and Mark 3:18.<1>
Of Chaldee origin (compare qanna'); zealous; Cananites, an epithet -- Canaanite (by mistake for a derivative from Chanaan).
see GREEK Chanaan
see HEBREW qanna'