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  • Jonas is a variation of the Hebrew name Jonah.

    Jonah

    The name Jonah, according to Webster's New World College Dictionary, is a biblical name taken from the book of Jonah, one of the 12 prophets in the Hebrew Bible and Old Testament.

    Types

    According Webster's, the name Jonah, or Jonas, represents any person meant to bring destruction by being present.

    Types

    According to Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary, Jonah, or Jonas, is a dove. Also, one that oppresses; a destroyer.

    Function

    According to Webster's, Jonas, or Jonah, is a masculine name.

    History

    According to Webster's, Jonah was a biblical Hebrew prophet thrown overboard from a ship for disobeying God. He was captured in a whale's gape but was then freed three days later unharmed.

    Source:

    Webster's New World College Dictionary

    Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

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