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Headword: Ἰαννῆς
Adler number: iota,34
Translated headword: Iannes, Jannes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[genitive] Iannou: a Jewish name.
Greek Original:
Ἰαννῆς, Ἰαννοῦ: ὄνομα Ἑβραϊκόν.
Note:
Mentioned in Paul's Second Epistle to Timothy (3.8): Iambres (iota 28) and Iannes opposed Moses (mu 1348). Jannes and Jambres are "names of two legendary wizards of Pharaoh 'who withstood Moses' (II Tim. iii. 8) by imitating 'with their enchantments' the works of Moses and Aaron, though they were defeated (Ex. vii. 11, viii. 7)": Jewish Encyclopedia s.v., see web address 1 for further details.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 June 2004@08:49:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link) on 7 June 2004@11:43:37.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 8 June 2004@03:03:08.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2011@08:00:21.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2016@03:55:17.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticules) on 26 December 2018@01:39:11.

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