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Bar-Jona (Jona, bar Jonah)

See also [[Simon Peter]] BAR-JONA (JONA, BAR JONAH) bär-jō’ nə (Βαριωνα̂ς, G981, son of Jonah). The Aram. equivalent of a family name identifying [[Simon Peter]] by his father, Jonah (Matt 16:17; KJV BAR-JONA). In John 1:42; 21:15-17 Peter is called the “son of John” (ASV, RSV; KJV “Jonas”).