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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Boanerges

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This name, signifying 'sons of thunder,' was given by the Lord to James and John the sons of Zebedee, Mark 3:17 , perhaps because of their urgent zeal, as was manifest when, indignant at the treatment of their Lord, they asked if they should call down fire from heaven. Luke 9:54 . It was John who told the Lord that they had forbidden one who was casting out demons in His name, because he followed not with them. Mark 9:38 . This act of the apostles was condemned by the Lord, but it is to be feared that similar prohibition has often been repeated by others since those days.


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Boanerges'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/b/boanerges.html. 1897.

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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