the father of the apostles James and John. Matthew 4:21.
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How to use Zebedee in a sentence
In these first years he was hardly ever separate from John, son of Zebedee.
"Someone's out ahead of us," said Zebedee, pointing to a head far out in the bay.
I had been thinking of him as Zebedee for a long time and it was very easy to stop calling him by the formal name of Mr. Tucker.
"Well, if it would mean more of Page's batter bread, I shan't mind much," declared Zebedee as the train puffed in.
Zebedee went out on the back platform to smoke and Dee made a dive for his seat.
British Dictionary definitions for Zebedee
New Testament the father of the apostles James and John (Matthew 4:21)
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