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From Ancient Greek Ἁνανίας ‎(Hananías), from Hebrew חֲנַנְיָה ‎(khananya).

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Ananias

  1. In the New Testament, any of certain members of the early Christian church.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 5:3::
      But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 9:12::
      And hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
  2. A male given name.

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Ananias m

  1. (biblical) Ananias (any of several New Testament characters)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Ananias
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