Jesse meaning

jĕsē
In the Bible, King David's father and the progenitor of the line of Jesus.
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A male given name of biblical origin.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Jess.
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(bible, person, proper) The father of David: 1 Sam. 16
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(biblical) The father of king David.
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A female given name, a variant of Jessie.
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(architecture) A representation of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art, such as a genealogical tree in stained glass or a branched candlestick.
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Origin of jesse

  • From Ancient Greek Ἰεσσαί (Iessai), from Hebrew יִשַׁי (Yishai)

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