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also known as: Joannas

Meaning: whom Jehovah has graciously given

This was the name of a biblical man and a woman:

  1. The grandson of Zerubbabel, in the lineage of Christ (Luke 3:27); the same as Hananiah (1 Chronicles 3:19).

  2. The wife of Chuza, the steward of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee (Luke 8:3).

    She was one of the women who ministered to our Lord, and to whom he appeared after his resurrection (Luke 8:3; 24:10).