What does Jesse mean?

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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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  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. Bill Clinton:

    Bill Clinton dismissed my victory in South Carolina as being similar to Jesse Jackson and Bill Clinton is suggesting that somehow I had something to do with it ? you better ask him what he meant by that. I have no idea what he meant. These were words that came out of his mouth. Not words that came out of mine.'' The Good Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, 2012 : The.

  2. Gil Harrington:

    Every vortex of pain and suffering reverts back to Jesse Matthew, who has caused this and the repercussions of this, they will go through generations of his family just as they will go through our family.

  3. Jesse Jackson:

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

  4. Roger Stone:

    Well, he is a great negotiator, Jesse, he may be able to get you to change your mind.

  5. Kristen Stewart:

    Once Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg got going, that tonal quality that's so familiar and immediately recognizable, it just happened, i think Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg kind of nailed it.

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