1) a certain Christian at Jerusalem, the husband of Sapphira Acts 5:1-6 2) a Christian at Damascus Acts 9:10-18 3) a son of Nedebaeus, and high priest of the Jews c. A.D. 47-59. In the year 66, he was slain by the Sacarii. Acts 23:2
Literal: Ananias = "whom Jehovah has graciously given"
Of Hebrew origin [H2608]; Ananias, the name of three Israelites