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Bar·na·bas(bär′nə-bəs), Saint Originally Joses (or Joseph) the Levite. fl. first century ad.
Christian convert and missionary with Saint Paul to Cyprus and Asia Minor.
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(Bible) original name Joseph. a Cypriot Levite who supported Saint Paul in his apostolic work (Acts 4:36, 37). Feast day: June 11
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Bar•na•bas(ˈbɑr nə bəs)
surname of the Cyprian Levite Joseph, a companion of Paul on his first missionary journey. Acts 4:36, 37.
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