Jesse

noun
Jes·​se | \ ˈje-sē How to pronounce Jesse (audio) \

Definition of Jesse

: the father of David, king of Israel, according to the account in I Samuel

First Known Use of Jesse

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jesse

Hebrew Yishay

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