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Wiktionary

  1. Jessenoun

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

  2. Jessenoun

    The father of king David.

  3. Jessenoun

    of biblical origin.

  4. Jessenoun

    A female given name, a variant of Jessie.

  5. Etymology: From Ἰεσσαί, from ישי

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jessenoun

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

  2. Jessenoun

    a genealogical tree represented in stained glass

  3. Jessenoun

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

  4. 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. Skinny Pete:

    I have no idea where Jesse Pinkman is, and yo, even if I did, I wouldn't tell you. Because I've been watching the news same as everyone else. I've seen that little cage of his they kept him in.

  2. Lisa Durden:

    I absolutely LOVE Jesse Eisenberg's parody of the 'bitter boy' movie critic, it was spot on! these lazy movie critics, bastardize movie reviews, because they are wannabe directors, who's dreams fell down the watering hole of failure, due to their lack of tenacity.

  3. Los Angeles:

    Jesse was given a cell phone so he could immediately call family. Firefighter/Paramedics provided immediate medical care, decontamination and transport to a local hospital for a complete medical evaluation, the Mayor's Crisis Response Team was also at the command post throughout the night providing welcomed support to the family.

  4. Roland Christensen:

    A man's greatness is not measured by the years he's had here but the way he lived his life, jesse did a lot.

  5. Woody Allen:

    If this was years ago, I would have played this part much more narrowly Woody Allen because I'm a comedian, not Woody Allen. Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg gave it much more complexity.

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