(whom Jehovah has graciously given)
A Jewish disciple at Damascus, (Acts 9:10-17) of high repute, (Acts 22:12) who sought out Saul during the period of blindness which followed his conversion, and announced to him his future commission as a preacher of the gospel. Tradition makes him to have been afterwarded bishop of Damascus, and to have died by martyrdom.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Ananias.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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