Barnabas

noun
Bar·​na·​bas | \ ˈbär-nə-bəs How to pronounce Barnabas (audio) \

Definition of Barnabas

: a companion of the apostle Paul on his first missionary journey

First Known Use of Barnabas

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Barnabas

Greek, from Aramaic Barnebhū'āh

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