Jonathan
noun Etymology: Hebrew Yōnāthān Date: 14th century 1. a son of Saul and friend of David according to the account in I Samuel 2. American; especially a New Englander 3. a medium-sized red-skinned apple

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  • Jonathan — ist ein männlicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 2.1 Bibel 2.2 Mischna Lehrer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jonathan — • Name of several persons mentioned in the Old Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jonathan     Jonathan     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • JONATHAN — (Heb. יוֹנָתָן ,יְהוֹנָתָן), eldest son of saul , the first king of Israel (I Sam. 14:1). At the beginning of Saul s reign, during the revolt against the Philistines, Jonathan already was the commander of a part of the army (I Sam. chs. 13–14).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jonathan — may refer to:* Jonathan (name), a first name * Jonathan (apple), a variety of appleIn people: * Jonathan (Samuel), son of King Saul of Israel and friend of David, in the Books of Samuel * Jonathan (Judges), figure in the Book of Judges * Jonathan …   Wikipedia

  • JONATHAN — (Heb. יוֹנָתָן ,יְהוֹנָתָן; YHWH has given ), name of several biblical characters. (1) Son of Gershom, son of Moses (Judg. 18:30; MT, Manasseh written with suspended nun, apparently a scribal insertion in deference to Moses). He is apparently to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jonathan — es la versión en otros idiomas de Jonatán, y puede hacer referencia a: Jonathan Swift escritor irlandés; Jonathan Edwards, pastor congregacional y teólogo estadounidense; Jonathan Edwards, atleta británico; Jonathan Woodgate, futbolista inglés;… …   Wikipedia Español

  • JONATHAN — JONATHAN, second century tanna. Although his patronymic is never given when he is mentioned, as he most frequently is, with his colleague josiah , he is identical with the Jonathan b. Joseph and Nathan b. Joseph mentioned elsewhere in rabbinical… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jonathan — masc. proper name, biblical son of Saul, from Heb. Yonathan, short for Yehonathan, lit. the Lord has given (Cf. NATHAN (Cf. Nathan)). As a pre Uncle Sam emblem of the United States, sometimes personified as Brother Jonathan, it dates from 1816,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jonathan — Jōnathan, der eigenthümliche Nahme des ältesten Sohnes Sauls, der wegen seiner zärtlichen Freundschaft gegen den David bekannt ist, daher sein Nahme noch jetzt der Nahme eines treuen Freundes ist. Noch unbekannt und ungepriesen Lebt hier und dort …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Jonathan — [jän′ə thən] n. [Heb yōnāthān, contr. < yehōnāthān, lit., Yahweh has given] 1. a masculine name: dim. Jon 2. Bible Saul s oldest son, a close friend of David: 1 Sam. 18 20 ☆ 3. BROTHER JONATHAN ☆ 4. a late fall variety of apple …   English World dictionary

  • Jonăthan — (v. hebr., so v.w. Gottesgabe; 1) Sohn Sauls, edler, tapfrer Jüngling; warf die Philister bei Michmas, wurde, ohne seines Vaters Zorn zu fürchten, Freund u. Beschützer Davids u. gab demselben Rathschläge, wie er sich vor Sauls Nachstellung retten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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