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ˈdʒɛs iJesse

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Wiktionary

  1. Jesse(Noun)

    A representation of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art, such as a genealogical tree in stained glass or a branched candlestick.

    Etymology: From Ἰεσσαί, from ישי

  2. Jesse(ProperNoun)

    The father of king David.

    Etymology: From Ἰεσσαί, from ישי

  3. Jesse(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

    Etymology: From Ἰεσσαί, from ישי

  4. Jesse(ProperNoun)

    A female given name, a variant of Jessie.

    Etymology: From Ἰεσσαί, from ישי

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesse(noun)

    any representation or suggestion of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art

    Etymology: [LL. Jesse, the father of David, fr. Gr. , fr. Herb. Yishai.]

  2. Jesse(noun)

    a genealogical tree represented in stained glass

    Etymology: [LL. Jesse, the father of David, fr. Gr. , fr. Herb. Yishai.]

  3. Jesse(noun)

    a candlestick with many branches, each of which bears the name of some one of the descendants of Jesse; -- called also tree of Jesse

    Etymology: [LL. Jesse, the father of David, fr. Gr. , fr. Herb. Yishai.]

Freebase

  1. Jesse

    Jesse, Eshai or Yishai, is the father of David, who became the king of the Israelites. His son David is sometimes called simply "Son of Jesse". Jesse was the son of Obed and the grandson of Ruth and of Boaz. He lived in Bethlehem, in Judah, and was of the Tribe of Judah, he was a farmer, breeder and owner of sheep. He was a prominent resident of the town of Bethlehem. Jesse is important in Judaism because he was the father of the most famous king of Israel. He is important in Christianity, in part because he is in the Old Testament and mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jesse

    jes′i, n. a large branched candlestick used in churches, formerly hung up in churches. [From its likeness to the genealogical tree of Christ's descent from Jesse (Is. xi. 1), the father of David, often in medieval churches carried out in stained glass (a jesse window), sculpture, mural decoration, &c.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jesse in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jesse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Jesse in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    Tonight, many of us are going to give our support to a candidate for president who has done more than any other candidate in living memory to bring together the disenfranchised, the hungry, the poor, the workers who are being thrown out of their decent-paying jobs and the farmers who are being thrown off of their land, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to place for nomination this evening the name of one of the great leaders of our time and a man who has waged the most courageous and exciting political campaigns in the modern history of this nation. I place for nomination, with a great deal of personal pride, the name of Jesse Jackson.

  2. Jesse Jackson:

    Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.

  3. Cometan:

    Does it bother me that in my lifetime I’ll never get to travel to the furthest reaches of The Milky Way and beyond? Hell yes it does, although Jesse, The Philosophy, and the followers of The Philosophy will be there to see it on my behalf I hope.

  4. Jesse James:

    Jesse James is a very famous outlaw so this is obviously a valuable image.

  5. Justin Whiting:

    It was an easy match since it was compared to a longtime known image of the young Jesse James at 14, justin’s image, however, was the same pose taken the same day by the same photographer.

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