Annas <452>

Annav Annas

Pronunciation:an'-nas
Origin:of Hebrew origin 02608 Nnx
Reference:-
PrtSpch:n pr m
In Greek:anna 1, annan 1, annav 2
In NET:Annas 3, of Annas 1
In AV:Annas 4
Count:4
Definition:Annas = "humble"

1) high priest of the Jews, elevated to the priesthood by Quirinius
the governor of Syria c. 6 or 7 A.D., but afterwards deposed by
Valerius Gratus, the procurator of Judaea, who put in his place,
first Ismael, son of Phabi, and shortly after Eleazar, son of
Annas. From the latter, the office passed to Simon; from Simon c.
18 A.D. to Caiaphas; but Annas even after he had been put out of
office, continued to have great influence.
of Hebrew origin (2608); Annas (i.e. 367), an Israelite:-Annas.
see GREEK for 367
see HEBREW for 02608
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