Jesse


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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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Henry Strader, an old man who had been on the farm since Jesse came into posses- sion and who before David's time had never been known to make a joke, made the same joke every morning.
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.
Jesse and his grandson were driving in a distant part of the valley some miles from home.
Jesse Bentley went along under the trees with his head bowed and with his mind in a ferment.
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.
In an opening scene, Frank and Jesse sit together in an outhouse, trousers around their ankles.
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.
2 ZOMBIELAND (2009) IT'S back to the theme park for Jesse in this comedy horror, although this time there's a horde of zombies on his trail.
Every Monday morning Aaron, Mia and Brett along with Jesse, focus on the things listeners can do to hit the ground running by providing a dose of motivation and inspiration.
In November 2010, Jesse became increasingly ill after being originally diagnosed with tonsillitis.
Critique: Impressively well written and presented, "Jesse" is a compelling read from beginning to end and denotes author Glen Alan Burke as an extraordinary writer of impressively original literary talent.