921. Barnabas
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Barnabas: Barnabas, an Israelite companion of Paul
Original Word: Βαρνάβας, α, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Barnabas
Phonetic Spelling: (bar-nab'-as)
Short Definition: Barnabas
Definition: Barnabas, a Cypriote Jew, uncle of John Mark; his other name was Joseph.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably of Aramaic origin
Barnabas, an Isr. companion of Paul
NASB Translation
Barnabas (27), Barnabas' (1).

STRONGS NT 921: Βαρναβᾶς

Βαρναβᾶς, Βαρναβᾷ (Buttmann, 20 (18)), (בַּר son, and נָבָא; according to Luke's interpretation υἱός παρακλήσεως, i. e. excelling in the power τῆς παρακλήσεως, Acts 4:36; see παράκλησις, 5), Barnabas, the surname of Joses (better Joseph), a Levite, a native of Cyprus. He was a distinguished teacher of the Christian religion, and a companion and colleague of Paul: Acts 9:27; Acts 11:22,( Rec.),; Acts 12:25; Acts 13-15; 1 Corinthians 9:6; Galatians 2:1, 9, 13; Colossians 4:10.


Of Chaldee origin (diakoneo and tacha); son of Nabas (i.e. Prophecy); Barnabas, an Israelite -- Barnabas.

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see HEBREW nbiy'

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