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Examples from the Web for zebedee

Historical Examples of zebedee

  • He dropped in on Zebedee Mayo, owner of the big house on the slope of the hill.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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



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

    Crocker's Hole

    R. D. Blackmore

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

    Jesus the Christ

    James Edward Talmage

British Dictionary definitions for zebedee


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