St. John the Apostle

noun
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
Topics: ↑New Testament
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑Evangelist, ↑saint

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  • John the Apostle — ). Only he and Peter were sent into the city to make the preparation for the final Passover meal (the Last Supper) ()).] At the meal itself, his place was next to Jesus on whose chest he leaned (). After the Resurrection, John and Peter were the… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Apostle, Saint — or St. John the Evangelist or St. John the Divine flourished 1st century AD One of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus, traditionally credited with writing the fourth Gospel and three New Testament epistles. The book of Revelation was also… …   Universalium

  • John the Apostle — John was a common Jewish name in the 1st cent. CE a shortened form of Johanan. It was borne by the grandfather and brother of Judas Maccabaeus (1 Macc. 2:1; 2:2). John son of Zebedee (Mark 10:35) became with Peter and his brother James one of the …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Saint John the Apostle — noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation • Syn: ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑St. John the Apostle, ↑John the Evangelist, ↑John the Divine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church — The Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church ( ja. 石巻ハリストス正教会 聖使徒イオアン聖堂: Ishinomaki Harisutosu Seikyōkai, Sei shito Ioan Seidō) is the Orthodox Church in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, dedicated to St. John the Apostle, belonging to Orthodox Church …   Wikipedia

  • John the Presbyter — For the mythical king, see Prester John John the Presbyter is an obscure figure in early Christian tradition, who is either distinguished from, or identified with, the Apostle John.PapiasJohn appears in a fragment by Papias, a 2nd century bishop… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Evangelist — Saint John the Evangelist (d. ca. 110; יוחנן The LORD is merciful , Standard Hebrew Yoḥanan, Tiberian Hebrew Yôḥānān), or the Beloved Disciple, is traditionally the name used to refer to the author of the Gospel of John and the First Epistle of… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Elder (Presbyter) —     (? first century)    Devotional Writer.    John the Elder was named by eusebius of caesarea as the author of the New Testament Book of Revelation. This was followed by Dionysius of Alexandria who pointed to the existence of two Johannine… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • John the Divine — noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation • Syn: ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑Saint John the Apostle, ↑St. John the Apostle, ↑John the Evangelist …   Useful english dictionary

  • John the Evangelist — noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation • Syn: ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑Saint John the Apostle, ↑St. John the Apostle, ↑John the Divine …   Useful english dictionary

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