from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the New Testament, a fisherman whose sons James and John became disciples of Jesus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The father of the Apostles James and John.
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin; rarely used.
From the Ancient Greek form of Zebadiah (Wiktionary)