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Ananias

(ăn'ənī`əs) [Gr.,=Heb. Ananiah and HananiahHananiah
. 1 One of the Three Young Men. According to the Book of Daniel, he was one of Daniel's three companions and was also known as Shadrach. 2 In the Book of Jeremiah, a false prophet. 3 In 1 Chronicles, son of Zerubbabel.
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]. 1 In the Acts of the ApostlesActs of the Apostles,
book of the New Testament. It is the only 1st-century account of the expansion of Christianity in its earliest period. It was written in Greek anonymously as early as c.A.D. 65, but more likely later in the century, as a sequel to the Gospel of St. Luke.
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, man who, with his wife Sapphira, held back part of a gift to the early Jerusalem church and lied about it. They were rebuked by Peter and fell dead. The name has become a term for liar. 2 High priest at Jerusalem (A.D. 47–59), a Roman sympathizer, hated by most of the Jews for his oppression and his alliance with the Roman interest. He was assassinated at the outbreak of the Jewish War in A.D. 66. 3 In the Acts of the ApostlesActs of the Apostles,
book of the New Testament. It is the only 1st-century account of the expansion of Christianity in its earliest period. It was written in Greek anonymously as early as c.A.D. 65, but more likely later in the century, as a sequel to the Gospel of St. Luke.
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, Christian at Damascus who took charge of Paul after his conversion. 4 One of the Three Young MenThree Young Men,
in the Book of Daniel, the three men cast by Nebuchadnezzar into the fiery furnace and delivered by an angel. Their names are Abed-nego, Shadrach, and Meshach, in Babylonian; Azariah, Hananiah, and Mishael, in Hebrew; and Azarias, Ananias, and Misael, in Greek.
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 whose ordeal and song are recorded in the Additions to DanielDaniel,
book of the Bible. It combines "court" tales, perhaps originating from the 6th cent. B.C., and a series of apocalyptic visions arising from the time of the Maccabean emergency (167–164 B.C.
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. See also HananiahHananiah
. 1 One of the Three Young Men. According to the Book of Daniel, he was one of Daniel's three companions and was also known as Shadrach. 2 In the Book of Jeremiah, a false prophet. 3 In 1 Chronicles, son of Zerubbabel.
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Ananias

lies about amount of money received for land. [N.T.: Acts 5:1–6]
See: Deceit

Ananias

Lord’s disciple restores Saul’s vision. [N.T.: Acts 9:17 19]
See: Healing

Ananias

New Testament a Jewish Christian of Jerusalem who was struck dead for lying (Acts 5)
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To conclude, I would really like to see our separated brethren take another look at the punishment of Ananias and Sapphira, and then ask themselves whether the Inquisition was legitimate.
Clifford examined all the baptismal examples of Peter, Philip, Ananias, and everyone else in the Book of Acts.
A phe bai tynged Ananias a'i wraig yn digwydd taro yn Nhy^'r Cyffredin byddai yna gyrff yn ymestun o'r Lobi Ganol i lawr drwy Neuadd Westminster ac allan i'r stryd, glei.
When Ananias and Sapphira lied about how much they were giving to the church, it was viewed as sacrilegious, and God struck them dead (Acts 5:1-10).
Finally we thank Craig Bierle, Elizabeth Greene, and Ananias Escalante for their assistance with sequence analyses.
108) The psalmist teaches her the dangers of anger, and the sad tale of Ananias and Sapphira instructs her on the perils of her great fortune.
These types of people should learn lessons from Ananias and Sapphira, Acts 5: 1-10.
She is survived by 8 sons, Eliot, Jose, Samuel, Abraham, David, and Eliecer all of Worcester, as well as Natanel and Ananias of Puerto Rico; 6 daughters, Elba, Abigail, Ruth, Juana, Felicita, all of Worcester as well as Iris of Puerto Rico.
While searching for the Chapel of Ananias, a stone house that reputedly belonged to an early Christian disciple, my wife and I got lost and a man who spoke Arabic with a painful stammer led us there.
Ananias certainly needed courage and faith to welcome Saul of Tarsus as a brother within hours of his conversion (Acts 9:10-19).
Marguerat discusses how St Luke wrote history, his point of view, the 'unity' of the Gospel and the Book of Acts, the relationship between Jerusalem and Rome, St Luke's view of God, the role of the Holy Spirit, the conflict with the Jews, the story of Ananias and Sapphira, St Paul's conversion, the 'enigma' of the end of Acts and the importance of travel and travellers in Acts.
Ananias, chief financial officer, will be meeting with investors at both the 9th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference on May 30, 2012 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN, and Cowen's 40th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on May 31, 2012 at The Palace Hotel, in New York, NY.