Ananias

[an-uh-nahy-uh s]
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British Dictionary definitions for ananias

Ananias

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

Ananias

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

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