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Janʹnes and Jamʹbres

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The two magicians of Pharaoh, who imitated some of the miracles of Moses. The Jannes and Jambres who “withstood Moses,” mentioned by St. Paul (2 Tim. iii. 8, 9), are supposed to be the same. The paraphrast Jonathan says they were the sons of Balaam.

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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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Jamambuxes [Soldiers of the round valleys]
Jambon
Jambuscha [Jam-bus-cah]
James
James (St.)
Jamie or Jemmie Duffs
Jamshid
Jane
Jane Eyre
Janissaries or Janizaries
Jannes and Jambres
Jansenists
Januarius (St.)
January
Ja nus
Japanese
Japheth’s Stone
Japhetidie
Jaquemart
Jaques
Jarkman

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Jannes and Jambres