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Zebedee

[zeb-i-dee] /ˈzɛb ɪˌdi/
noun
1.
the father of the apostles James and John. Matt. 4:21.
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  • He dropped in on Zebedee Mayo, owner of the big house on the slope of the hill.

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  • Fast as he drove, Captain Zebedee Mayo got there ahead of him.

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  • Hystaspas is rather like the sons of Zebedee or the elder brother of the Prodigal.

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  • Among them also was John Pike, a born Zebedee, if ever there was one.

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  • Zebedee and his sons were partners with Simon in the fishing business.

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  • But I rather prefer, myself, the Boanerges, the two sons of Zebedee.

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  • Nevertheless, when Zebedee arrived on the moor, her brightness faded.

    Moor Fires

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  • Daniel was protesting through his blushes, and Zebedee was laughing.

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  • Zebedee exclaimed in the middle of one of Miriam's sentences.

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  • Perhaps they came from that chapel where Zebedee had spent his unhappy hours.

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British Dictionary definitions for Zebedee

Zebedee

/ˈzɛbɪˌdiː/
noun
1.
(New Testament) the father of the apostles James and John (Matthew 4:21)
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