Ananias

Ananias (An´uh-ni´uhs)

1 According to (Acts 5:1-11), an early Christian in Jerusalem who, with his wife Sapphira, fell dead shortly after falsely claiming to have given the entire proceeds of the sale of their property to the community’s common fund (Acts 4:32-37). 2 According to (Acts 9:10-20) and (Acts 22:12-16), an early Christian in Damascus who, after a vision from God, reluctantly visited Saul (Paul) and baptized him. 3 According to the historian Josephus, the son of Nedebaeus and Jewish high priest ca. 47–58 CE. In (Acts 22:30-23:10) and (Acts 24:1), he is the high priest at the time of Paul’s trials in Jerusalem and Caesarea.

Acts 5:1-11

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Acts 4:32-37

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Acts 9:10-20

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Acts 22:12-16

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Acts 22:30-23:10

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Acts 24:1

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