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

Ananias and Sapphira
1But a man named Ananias, with the consent of his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property;2with his wife's knowledge, he kept back some of ... View more

Acts 4:32-37

The Believers Share Their Possessions
32Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any posses ... View more

Acts 9:10-20

10Now there was a disciple in Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias.” He answered, “Here I am, Lord.”11The Lord said to him, “Get u ... View more

Acts 22:12-16

12“A certain Ananias, who was a devout man according to the law and well spoken of by all the Jews living there,13came to me; and standing beside me, he said, ‘ ... View more

Acts 22:30-23:10

Paul before the Council
30Since he wanted to find out what Paul was being accused of by the Jews, the next day he released him and ordered the chief priests and ... View more

Acts 24:1

Paul before Felix at Caesarea
1Five days later the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and an attorney, a certain Tertullus, and they reported their ... View more

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