meaning of Barnabas

Barnabas meaning in Names Dictionary

child of prophecy.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male

Barnabas meaning in Etymology Dictionary

surname of Joseph the Levite of Cyprus (Acts iv:36), virtually "boy of exhortation," from Aramaic club "boy" + nabha "prophecy, exhortation." St. Barnabas' Day (colloquially St. Barnaby), June 11, inside Old Style schedule had been reckoned the longest day's the entire year.

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Sentence Examples with the word Barnabas

The occasional coincidences between the pastorals and Barnabas or Clemens Romanus do not prove anything more than a common milieu of thought, but the epistles were plainly familiar to Polycarp, who alludes to i Tim.

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