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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Jason 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  the  husband  of  Medea  and  leader  of  the 
  Argonauts  who  sailed  in  quest  of  the  Golden  Fleece  [syn: 
  {Jason}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Jason 
  he  that  will  cure,  the  host  of  Paul  and  Silas  in  Thessalonica. 
  The  Jews  assaulted  his  house  in  order  to  seize  Paul,  but  failing 
  to  find  him  they  dragged  Jason  before  the  ruler  of  the  city 
  (Acts  17:5-9).  He  was  apparently  one  of  the  kinsmen  of  Paul 
  (Rom.  16:21),  and  accompanied  him  from  Thessalonica  to  Corinth. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Jason,  he  that  cures 
 




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