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Boanergēs (sons of thunder)

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A name given to James and John, the sons of Zebʹedee, because they wanted to call downfire from heaven” to consume the Samaritans for not “receiving” the Lord Jesus. (Luke ix. 54; see Mark iii. 17.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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