Barnabas meaning

bärnə-bəs
Christian convert and missionary with Saint Paul to Cyprus and Asia Minor.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Barney; var. Barnaby.
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(bible, person, proper) (original name Joses or Joseph) A Levite of Cyprus, a Christian apostle & missionary companion of Paul: Acts 4:36
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An early Christian, one of the earliest Christian disciples in Jerusalem (biblical character)
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A male given name of biblical origin.
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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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