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Jacob Tweet Definition of Jacob Like Definition of Jacob on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) One of the sons of Isaac and Rebecca, and twin brother of Esau; father of the Israelites.
  2. (given name, male, , ) .
James Tweet Definition of James Like Definition of James on Facebook
proper noun (book of the Bible, Epistle of James)
  1. (biblical) A book of the New Testament of the Bible, the general epistle of James.
  2. (biblical) Two Apostles, and other characters in the New Testament.
  3. (given name, male, , )
  4. An English surname derived from the given name.
jealous Tweet Definition of jealous Like Definition of jealous on Facebook
adjective ((compar) more jealous, (superl) most jealous)
  1. Bitterly or enviously competitive.
  2. Suspecting rivalry.
  3. Fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection.
  4. Protective, guarding.
Jehu Tweet Definition of Jehu Like Definition of Jehu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A king of Israel in the 9th century B.C.
Jer. Tweet Definition of Jer. Like Definition of Jer. on Facebook
abbreviation (infl, en, abbreviation)
  1. (biblical) An abbreviation used for the Book of Jeremiah, an Old Testament book of the Bible.
Jeremiah Tweet Definition of Jeremiah Like Definition of Jeremiah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  2. (given name, male)
Jeroboam Tweet Definition of Jeroboam Like Definition of Jeroboam on Facebook
noun
  1. A bottle of champagne or Burgundy wine containing 3 liters of fluid, four times the volume of a standard bottle.
  2. A bottle of Bordeaux wine containing 4.5 liters of fluid, six times the volume of a standard bottle.
proper noun
  1. first king of the Kingdom of Israel
Jesse Tweet Definition of Jesse Like Definition of Jesse on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male)
  2. (biblical) the father of King David
Jethro Tweet Definition of Jethro Like Definition of Jethro on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A male given name of Biblical derivation
Joab Tweet Definition of Joab Like Definition of Joab on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) The nephew of King David, and son of Zeruiah
Job Tweet Definition of Job Like Definition of Job on Facebook
proper noun (book of the Bible, Book of Job)
  1. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  2. (given name, male)
  3. An Old Testament character.
Joel Tweet Definition of Joel Like Definition of Joel on Facebook
proper noun (book of the Bible, Book of Joel)
  1. (given name, male)
  2. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. An Old Testament prophet, a son of Samuel
John Tweet Definition of John Like Definition of John on Facebook
proper noun (book of the Bible, Gospel of John)
  1. (given name, male) very popular since the Middle Ages.
  2. (biblical) Two persons of great importance to early Christianity: John the Baptist and w:John the Apostle, John the Apostle, identified with w:John the Evangelist, John the Evangelist.
  3. (biblical) The Gospel of St. John, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the fourth of the four gospels.
  4. (biblical) One of the books in the New Testament of the Bible, the epistles of John (1 John, 2 John and 3 John).
  5. (colloquial) Used frequently to form an idea personified John Bull, John Barleycorn (see derivations below).
  6. (colloquial) A name used to address a man whose actual name is not known: John Doe.
John the Baptist Tweet Definition of John the Baptist Like Definition of John the Baptist on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A saint who in the New Testament baptized Jesus. He was executed by Herod Antipas at the request of Salome.
Jonah Tweet Definition of Jonah Like Definition of Jonah on Facebook
proper noun (book of the Bible, Book of Jonah)
  1. (given name, male)
  2. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. (nautical, slang) A person who brings a ship bad luck.
  4. (slang, by extension of the nautical sense) Any person or object that is deemed to cause bad luck; a jinx.
Jonathan Tweet Definition of Jonathan Like Definition of Jonathan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male, from Hebrew, ).
Joseph Tweet Definition of Joseph Like Definition of Joseph on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) Eleventh and favorite son of Jacob, by his wife Rachel.
  2. (context, Christianity) The husband of Virgin Mary in the New Testament.
  3. (context, Christianity) w:Joseph of Arimathea, Joseph of Arimathea; man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus.
  4. (given name, male, , )
Joshua Tweet Definition of Joshua Like Definition of Joshua on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  2. (biblical) The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua.
  3. (given name, male)
Josiah Tweet Definition of Josiah Like Definition of Josiah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A male given name of Biblical origin
  2. An Old Testament king of Judah
Josue Tweet Definition of Josue Like Definition of Josue on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male), an English spelling of Josué, the French and Spanish equivalent of Joshua.
Jud. Tweet Definition of Jud. Like Definition of Jud. on Facebook
abbreviation (infl, en, abbreviation)
  1. (biblical) An abbreviation variously used for the books of Judith and Judges, Old Testament books of the Bible.
  2. (biblical) An abbreviation used for the Epistle of Jude, an New Testament book of the Bible.
Judah Tweet Definition of Judah Like Definition of Judah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) Fourth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Judah, from which David and his lineage came.
  3. (biblical) The name of the southern Israelite kingdom which continued to be ruled by the Davidic dynasty after Solomon's death and the breakup of the united monarchy, with the northern portion keeping the name Israel.
  4. A male given name.
Judas Tweet Definition of Judas Like Definition of Judas on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a male given name
Jude Tweet Definition of Jude Like Definition of Jude on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) A book of the New Testament of Bible.
  2. (given name, male)
judge Tweet Definition of judge Like Definition of judge on Facebook
noun
  1. A public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice.
  2. A person who decides the fate of someone or something that has been called into question.
  3. A person officiate, officiating at a sports or similar event.
At a boxing match the decision of the judges is final.
  1. A person whose opinion on a subject is respected.
He is a good of wine. (rfex)
verb (judg, ing)
  1. (transitive) To sit in judgment on; to pass sentence on.
A higher power will you after you are dead.
  1. (intransitive) To sit in judgment, to act as judge.
Justices in this country without appeal.
  1. (transitive) To form an opinion on.
I a man"s character by the cut of his suit.
  1. (intransitive) To arbitrate; to pass opinion on something, especially to settle a dispute etc.
We cannot both be right: you must between us.
  1. (transitive) To have as an opinion; to consider, suppose.
I it safe to leave the house once again.
  1. (intransitive) To form an opinion; to infer.
I from the sky that it might rain later.
  1. (intransitive) The act of criticize, criticizing or labeling another person or thing.
(rfex)
Judges Tweet Definition of Judges Like Definition of Judges on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
Judith Tweet Definition of Judith Like Definition of Judith on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A female given name
  2. A book of the Old Testament of some Christian Bibles; a book of the Vulgate Apocrypha.
juniper Tweet Definition of juniper Like Definition of juniper on Facebook
noun (plural:junipers)
  1. any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family; characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones
  2. certain coniferous trees which resemble junipers

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