John (1)

jon (Ioannes): The name of several persons mentioned in the Apocrypha:

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(1) Father of Mattathias, grandfather of Judas Maccabeus and his brothers (1 Macc 2:1).

(2) Eldest son of Mattathias, surnamed GADDIS (which see).

See also the McClintock and Strong Biblical Cyclopedia.

(3) Father of Eupolemus, one of the envoys sent to Rome by Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc 8:17; 2 Macc 4:11).

(4) John Hyrcanus, "a valiant man," son of Simon, and nephew of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc 13:53; 16:1).


(5) One of the envoys sent to treat with Lysias (2 Macc 11:17).

J. Hutchison

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