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Boanerges

[ boh-uh-nur-jeez ]
/ ˌboʊ əˈnɜr dʒiz /
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noun

a surname given by Jesus to James and John. Mark 3:17.
(used with a singular verb) a vociferous preacher or orator.

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Origin of Boanerges

<Late Latin <Greek Boanergés ≪ Hebrew bənē reghesh sons of thunder
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British Dictionary definitions for Boanerges

Boanerges
/ (ˌbəʊəˈnɜːdʒiːz) /

noun

New Testament a nickname applied by Jesus to James and John in Mark 3:17
a fiery preacher, esp one with a powerful voice

Word Origin for Boanerges

C17: from Hebrew benē reghesh sons of thunder
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