367. Ananias
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Ananias: Ananias, the name of three Israelites
Original Word: Ἀνανίας, α, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Ananias
Phonetic Spelling: (an-an-ee'-as)
Short Definition: Ananias
Definition: Ananias, (a) husband of Sapphira, a member of the early church at Jerusalem, (b) a member of the church at Damascus, (c) the high priest at Jerusalem.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Chananyah
Ananias, the name of three Isr.
NASB Translation
Ananias (11).

STRONGS NT 367: Ανανιας

Ανανιας (WH. Ἁνανίας, see their Introductory § 408), Ανανια (but on the genitive cf. Buttmann, 20 (18)), , Ananias (חֲנַנְיָה, from חָנַן to be gracious, and יָהּ Jehovah (cf. Meyer on Acts 5:1)):

1. a certain Christian (at Jerusalem), the husband of Sapphira: Acts 5:1-6.

2. a Christian of Damascus: Acts 9:10-18; Acts 22:12ff

3. a son of Nedebaeus, and high priest of the Jews circa A.D. 47-59. In the year 66 he was slain by the Sicarii: Acts 23:2; Acts 24:1f; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 5, 2; 6, 2; 9, 2-4; b. j. 2, 17, 6; 9. (Cf. B. D. under the word.)


Of Hebrew origin (Chananyah); Ananias, the name of three Israelites -- Ananias.

see HEBREW Chananyah

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