Jonas, Jona

JONAS, JONA (jō'nas, jō'na, Gr. Iōnas, Iōna). 1. The literal rendering, given in the KJV, of the Greek name of the prophet Jonah (Matt.12.39-Matt.12.41; Matt.16.4; Luke.11.29, Luke.11.30, Luke.11.32.

2. The name given in John.21.15-John.21.17 (kjv) to the father of the apostle Peter; Jona in John.1.42; Bar-jona in Matt.16.17.