Bible the Apostles John and James: Mark 3:17: an epithet used by Jesus
Origin of BoanergesEcclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek boanerges; probably ultimately from Classical Hebrew (language) b'n?i regesh, sons of wrath: interpreted in Classical Greek as “sons of thunder”
Ancient Greek from Hebrew, "sons of thunder", an appellation given by Christ to two of his disciples (James and John). See Mark iii. 17.