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Jesse

(jĕs`ē), in the Bible, the descendant of Rahab, the grandson of Boaz and Ruth, and the father of David. Referring to the restoration of the Davidic monarchy, the Book of Isaiah speaks of a shoot coming from the "stump of Jesse." The "root" of Jesse is the Davidic monarch of the eschatological age.

Jesse

Old Testament the father of David (I Samuel 16)
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Day after day through the long summer, Jesse Bentley drove from farm to farm up and down the valley of Wine Creek, and his grandson went with him.
All the afternoon Jesse had been in a medita- tive mood and now he began to talk.
When Jesse Bentley, absorbed in his own idea, suddenly arose and advanced toward him, his terror grew until his whole body shook.
His head hurt so that presently he fell down and lay still, but it was only after Jesse had carried him to the buggy and he awoke to find the old man's hand stroking his head tenderly that the terror left him.
But now that Jesse starts Year 2 next week, I thought I'd better start going through the back-to-school uniform and stationery lists.
July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that Jesse James Dupree, the lead singer of the multi-platinum group Jackyl, will sign pre-purchased bottles of Jesse James America's Outlaw Whiskey products at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 11, at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Store, 1275 York Rd.
Fans know that Henry Cavill's Superman and Ben Affleck's Batman are going to be challenged by supervillain Lex Luthor portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg.
Dad-of-three Jesse Richards, 41, was last seen in July 2009 at a travellers' site in Cleeve Prior, Worcestershire.
The girl's in love and who can blame her, because Jesse has been allowed out and about on the wards far more than his sarky predecessor Keith Greene ever was.
A certain familiarity with the previous instalments is useful here -- even in the opening scene, with Jesse by himself at the airport in Kalamata, saying goodbye to his 13-year-old son who's flying back to America.
Judith seduces Jesse, then callously throws him out of her bed and her house when she has finished with him.
Jesse is estranged from his own dad Jeff, who has fought drug and alcohol addiction, and Jesse said Patrick, who plays Bobby Ewing, is the mentor he never had growing up.