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boanerges


boanerges


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boanerges  \Bo`a*ner"ges\  [Gr.  ?,  fr  Heb.  bn?  hargem  sons  of 
  thunder.  --  an  appellation  given  by  Christ  to  two  of  his 
  disciples  (James  and  John).  See  Mark  iii.  17.] 
  Any  declamatory  and  vociferous  preacher  or  orator. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Boanerges 
  sons  of  thunder,  a  surname  given  by  our  Lord  to  James  and  John 
  (Mark  3:17)  on  account  of  their  fervid  and  impetuous  temper 
  (Luke  9:54). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Boanerges,  son  of  thunder