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Ananias

[an-uh-nahy-uh s] /ˌæn əˈnaɪ əs/
noun
1.
a man who was struck dead for lying. Acts. 5:1–5.
2.
a chronic liar.
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Ananias

/ˌænəˈnaɪəs/
noun
1.
(New Testament) a Jewish Christian of Jerusalem who was struck dead for lying (Acts 5)
2.
a liar
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Word Origin and History for Ananias

"liar," a reference to Acts v:3-5.

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