This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Zebedee. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Zebedee is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
And going from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Zebedee?
The definition and outline of Zebedee is as follows: According to the New Testament he was father of the Apostles James and John.
Biography, Facts and Information about Zebedee
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Zebedee: A Galilean fisherman, the husband of Salome (q.v.), and the father of James and John, two of our Lord's disciples (Matthew 4:21; 27:56; Mark 15:40). He seems to have been a man of some position in Capernaum, for he had two boats (Luke 5:4) and "hired servants" (Mark 1:20) of his own. No mention is made of him after the call of his two sons by Jesus.
We have selected Zebedee 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".
Zebedee - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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