Bible Names N-Z: Nathanael
Nathanael in Easton's Bible Dictionary
given or gift of God, one of our Lord's disciples, "of Cana
Galilee" (John 21:2). He was "an Israelite indeed, in
no guile" (1:47, 48). His name occurs only in the
John, who in his list of the disciples never mentions
Bartholomew, with whom he has consequently been
was one of those to whom the Lord showed himself alive
resurrection, at the Sea of Tiberias.
Nathanael in Hitchcock's Bible Names
the gift of God
Nathanael in Naves Topical Bible
-Becomes a disciple of Jesus
Joh 1:45-49; 21:2
Nathanael in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(gift of God), a disciple of Jesus Christ, concerning whom,
under that name at least, we learn from Scripture little more
than his birthplace, Cana of Galilee, Joh 21:2 and his simple,
truthful character. Joh 1:47 The name does not occur in the
first three Gospels; but it is commonly believed that
Nathanael and Bartholomew are the same person. The evidence
for that belief is as follows: St, John who twice mentions
Nathanael, never introduces the name of Bartholomew at all.
St. Matthew, Mt 10:3 St. Mark, Mr 3:18 and St. Luke, Lu 8:14
all speak of Bartholomew but never of Nathanael. If was Philip
who first brought Nathanael to Jesus, just as Andrew had
brought his brother Simon.
Nathanael in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) One of the "captains over thousands" who furnished the
Levites with much cattle for Josiah's Passover (1 Esdras 1:9)
= "Nethanel" of 2 Ch 35:9.
(2) (Nathanaelos, Codices Vaticanus and Alexandrinus omit):
One of the priests who had married a "strange wife" (1 Esdras
9:22) = "Nethanel" of Ezr 10:22.
(3) An ancestor of Judith (Judith 8:1).
(4) One of the Twelve Apostles. See next article.
Nathanael in Wikipedia
Nathaniel (alternate spelling: Nathanael) is a male name and
surname. It comes from the Hebrew name Netanel meaning "God
has given"  (from the Hebrew words natan "has given" +
el "God"). Nathaniel is commonly shortened to Nate or Nat, or
the related name Nathan. In north east United States it can
also be referred to as Nadanyel.
Nathanael Scripture - John 1:45
Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found
him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write,
Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
Nathanael Scripture - John 1:48
Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus
answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee,
when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
Nathanael Scripture - John 1:49
Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son
of God; thou art the King of Israel.
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