Barnabas Definition

bärnə-bəs
noun
A masculine name: dim. Barney; var. Barnaby.
Webster's New World
(original name Joses or Joseph) A Levite of Cyprus, a Christian apostle & missionary companion of Paul: Acts 4:36
Webster's New World
pronoun

An early Christian, one of the earliest Christian disciples in Jerusalem (biblical character)

Wiktionary
A male given name of biblical origin.
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other
Christian convert and missionary with Saint Paul to Cyprus and Asia Minor.
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Origin of Barnabas

  • From Ancient Greek Βαρναβᾶς (Barnabas), from the Hebrew בּר (bar, “son”) and נָבִיא (naví).

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