Jesse


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to Jesse: Jesse Owens

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)
References in classic literature ?
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.
Very many people do not know Jesse is son of the Meru soil.
Veterans and cadets gathered in rain drenched Riversley Park for the dedication of the two-tonne granite memorial to Jesse and all Commando Forces, who have served their country through the years.
Dyma a ganfyddais: | Jesse James g1847 (ganed ei frawd Frank yn 1843) > | Robert Sullee James (tad Jesse) g1818 yn Big Windmill Creek, Logan Co, Kentucky > | John M James (taid Jesse) dim manylion pellach > | William James (hen daid Jesse) g1754 yn King's Stanley, Swydd Gaerloyw, Lloegr > | Capt John James (hen hen daid Jesse) g1709 yn Elk Run, Stafford Co, Virginia.
Anneka, 32, said: "Normally, the bride wants to be the centre of attention on their big day, but we didn't mind Jesse being the star.
anthropology of film, revisionist westerns, religion, violence, Jesse James, myths, film studies
Now that 'Supergirl's' [on CW], I would love for Jesse to go over there," the 20-year-old actress said.
The 28-year-old told pals that after Jesse blew the whistle on their relationship earlier this year she was forced to quit an apartment he had rented for her.
On Thursday, the Vice President led the commemoration of the fourth death anniversary of Jesse, a longtime mayor of Naga City, who died in a plane crash in Masbate province in 2012.