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Nathanael

[nuh-than-ee-uh l, -than-yuh l]
noun
  1. a disciple of Jesus, possibly Bartholomew. John 1:45–51.
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Historical Examples of nathanael

  • Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God.

    Sanctification

    J. W. Byers

  • Nathanael did so, looking not less surprised than the rest of the party.

    Agatha's Husband

    Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • Nathanael grasped her hand, but did not speak—it seemed impossible to him.

    Agatha's Husband

    Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • I ask merely for your own sake, ma'am, and that of my friend Nathanael.

    Agatha's Husband

    Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • Nathanael watched her with a keen anxiety, which only agitated her the more.

    Agatha's Husband

    Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)


British Dictionary definitions for nathanael

Nathanael

noun
  1. New Testament a Galilean who is perhaps to be identified with the apostle Bartholomew (John 1:45–51; 21:1)
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