This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of James. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where James is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
James Bible Study
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was James?
The definition and outline of James is as follows: An apostle. According to the New Testament he was the son of Zebedee and Salome. Brother of John and a fisherman.
Biography, Facts and Information about James
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about James: The son of Zebedee and Salome; an elder brother of John the apostle. He was one of the twelve. He was by trade a fisherman, in partnership with Peter (Matthew 20:20; 27:56). With John and Peter he was present at the transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; Mark 9:2), at the raising of Jairus's daughter (Mark 5:37-43), and in the garden with our Lord (14:33). Because, probably, of their boldness and energy, he and John were called Boanerges, i.e., "sons of thunder." He was the first martyr among the apostles, having been beheaded by King Herod Agrippa (Acts 12:1,2), A.D. 44.
We have selected James as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
James - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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