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Barnabas (bär'nabas), son of exhortation, or of prophecy. The surname of Joses, a Levite; a native of the isle of Cyprus, and an early convert to the Christian faith. He was a companion of the apostle Paul, and had a large share in the labors and sufferings which attended the early spread of Christianity. Acts 4:36-37; Acts 9:26-27.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Barnabas'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/b/barnabas.html. 1893.

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