Jonah


Jonah
   See Leviathan.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jonah —     Jonah     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jonah     The fifth of the Minor Prophets. The name is usually taken to mean dove , but in view of the complaining words of the Prophet (Jonah, iv), it is not unlikely that the name is derived from the root …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • JONAH — (mid fourth century C.E.), Palestinian amora. Jonah and his associate Yose (Yosi) were the heads of the Beit Va ad (the Sanhedrin) in Tiberias. The Jerusalem Talmud is replete with the halakhic discussions of these two scholars; there is not a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jonah — m Biblical name (meaning ‘dove’ in Hebrew) borne by a prophet whose adventures are the subject of one of the shorter books of the Bible. God appeared to Jonah and ordered him to go and preach in Nineveh. When Jonah disobeyed, God caused a storm… …   First names dictionary

  • Jonah — steht für: die englischsprachige Form des Vornamens Jonas, siehe Jonah (Vorname) die Abkürzung für Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality (JONAH) eines von vielen Pseudonymen des holländischen Trance Duos Rank 1 einen Ort in den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jonah — 1 Jonah 2 Jonah 3 Jonah 4 …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Jonah — [jō′nə] n. [LL(Ec) Jonas < Gr(Ec) Īonas < Heb jōnāh, lit., a dove] 1. a masculine name: var. Jonas 2. Bible a) a Hebrew prophet: thrown overboard in a storm sent because he had disobeyed God, he was swallowed by a big fish, but three days… …   English World dictionary

  • Jonah — Jo nah, n. The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is unpropitious. [1913 Webster] {Jonah crab} (Zo[ o]l.), a large crab ({Cancer borealis}) of the eastern coast of the United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jonah — masc. proper name, biblical prophet, from Heb. Yonah, lit. dove, pigeon …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jonah — For other uses, see Jonah (disambiguation). Prophet Jonah Jonah, as depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel. Prophet, Seer, Apostle to Nineveh, Companion of the Fish …   Wikipedia

  • Jonah 1 — 1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Jonah 4 — 1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry. 2 And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a… …   The King James version of the Bible


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.