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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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Furthermore, the sin of Ananias and Sapphira was fraud and lying to the Holy Spirit.
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.