G2491 – Ioannes – Ἰωάννης John

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noun proper masculine
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Find “Ioannes” in the Bible (New Testament)

Strong’s Greek Lexicon

of Hebrew origin ; Joannes (i.e. Jochanan), the name of four Israelites:—John.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

John = “Jehovah is a gracious giver”
1) John the Baptist was the son of Zacharias and Elisabeth, the forerunner of Christ. By order of Herod Antipas he was cast into prison and afterwards beheaded.
2) John the apostle, the writer of the Fourth Gospel, son of Zebedee and Salome, brother of James the elder. He is that disciple who
3) John surnamed Mark, the companion of Barnabas and Paul. Acts 12:12
4) John a certain man, a member of the Sanhedrin Acts 5:6

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.