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Strong's #2495 - Ἰωνᾶς

Root Word (Etymology)
of Hebrew origin (H3124)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Jonah or Jonas = "dove"
  1. the fifth minor prophet, the son of Amittai, and a native of Gath-hepher and lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, king of Israel
  2. Jonas, the father of Peter
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (13)
Matthew 5
Luke 4
John 4
NAS (9)
Matthew 5
Luke 4
HCS (9)
Matthew 5
Luke 4
BSB (9)
Matthew 5
Luke 4
ESV (13)
Matthew 5
Luke 4
John 4
WEB (14)
Matthew 6
Luke 4
John 4
Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἰωνᾶς, Ἰωνᾶ (Buttmann, 20 (17f)), (יונָה a dove), Jonah (or Jonas);

1. Jonah, the O. T. prophet, a native of Gath-hepher in the tribe of Zebulun. He lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, king of Israel (2 Kings 14:25). The narrative of his miraculous experiences, constructed for a didactic purpose, is given in the book which bears his name (on the historic character of which cf. B. D. (especially Arh. edition) or McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia, under the word; also Ladd, Doctr. of Sacr. Script. i. 65ff): Matthew 12:39-41; Matthew 16:4; Luke 11:29ff,.

2. Jonah (or Jonas), a fisherman, father of the apostle Peter: Matthew 16:17 (L T WH here Βαριωνᾶ, see βαριωνας); John 1:42 (43) (R G L marginal reading Tr marginal reading, and R G in) John 21:15,(16,17) (see Ἰωάννης, 3).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ἰωνᾶς , - ,

(Heb. H3124),

Jonah, the prophet: Matthew 12:39-41; Matthew 16:4, Luke 11:29-30; Luke 11:32.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Ιωνα Ἰωνᾶ Ιωνας Ἰωνᾶς Iona Ionâ Iōna Iōnâ Ionas Ionâs Iōnas Iōnâs
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