John (Jon)

A common name among Jews and in the NT. 1 The father of Mattathias (1Macc 2:1). 2 The oldest son of Mattathias (1Macc 2:2; 1Macc 9:35-42). 3 The father of Peter (John 1:42; John 21:15-17). 4 A member of the high-priestly family (Acts 4:6). See also John the Apostle; John the Baptist; Revelation to John, The.

1Macc 2:1

Mattathias and His Sons
1In those days Mattathias son of John son of Simeon, a priest of the family of Joarib, moved from Jerusalem and settled in Modein.

1Macc 2:2

2He had five sons, John surnamed Gaddi,

1Macc 9:35-42

35So Jonathan sent his brother as leader of the multitude and begged the Nabateans, who were his friends, for permission to store with them the great amount of ... View more

John 1:42

42He brought Simon to Jesus, who looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You are to be called Cephas” (which is translated Peter).

John 21:15-17

Jesus and Peter
15When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; ... View more

Acts 4:6

6with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, and Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly family.

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