Ananias: Ananias, the name of three IsraelitesOriginal Word: Ἀνανίας, α, ὁPart of Speech:
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin ChananyahDefinition
Ananias, the name of three Isr.NASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 367: ΑνανιαςΑνανιας
, see their Introductory § 408), Ανανια
(but on the genitive cf. Buttmann
, 20 (18)), ὁ
, 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 <47-59>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.)<1>
Of Hebrew origin (Chananyah); Ananias, the name of three Israelites -- Ananias.
see HEBREW Chananyah