Bible Names H-M: Jonas
Jonas in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1.) Greek form of Jonah (Matt. 12:39, 40, 41, etc.).
(2.) The father of the apostles Peter (John 21:15-17)
Andrew; but the reading should be (also in 1:42), as
Revised Version, "John," instead of Jonas.
Jonas in Naves Topical Bible
-2. Father of Peter
Jonas in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The prophet Jonah. Mt 12:39,40,41; 16:4
2. Father of Peter. Joh 21:15-17 [JONA]
Jonas in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
jo'-nas (Ionas; the King James Version, Jonan):
(1) Son of Eliasib (1 Esdras 9:1).
(2) Corresponds in 1 Esdras 9:23 to "Eliezer" in Ezr 10:23.
(3) The prophet Jonah (2 Esdras 1:39; Tobit 14:4,8).
Jonas Scripture - John 21:15
So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon,
[son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto
him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto
him, Feed my lambs.
Jonas Scripture - John 21:16
He saith to him again the second time, Simon, [son] of Jonas,
lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest
that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Jonas Scripture - John 21:17
He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas,
lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the
third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou
knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith
unto him, Feed my sheep.
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