Andrews

[an-drooz]
noun
1.
Charles McLean [muh-kleyn] , 1863–1943, U.S. historian and author.
2.
Frank Maxwell, 1884–1943, U.S. Air force general.
3.
Julie (Julia Elizabeth Wells) born 1935, U.S. actress, born in England.
4.
Roy Chapman, 1884–1960, U.S. naturalist, explorer, and author.
5.
a city in NW Texas.
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Andrew

[an-droo]
noun
1.
one of the 12 apostles of Jesus. Mark 3:18; John 1:40–42.
2.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “manly.”
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Andrew (ˈændruː)
 
n
New Testament Saint. one of the twelve apostles of Jesus; the brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland. Feast day: Nov 30

Andrews (ˈændruːz)
 
n
Thomas. 1813--85, Irish physical chemist, noted for his work on the liquefaction of gases

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Andrew
masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Andreu (Fr. André, from L. Andreas, from Gk. Andreas, from andreios "manly," from aner (gen. andros) "man" (see anthropo-). Andrew Millar (1590s) for some forgotten reason became Eng. naval slang for "government authority," and especially
"the Royal Navy." St. Andrew (feast day Nov. 30) has long been regarded as patron saint of Scotland.
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Andrew definition


manliness, a Greek name; one of the apostles of our Lord. He was of Bethsaida in Galilee (John 1:44), and was the brother of Simon Peter (Matt. 4:18; 10:2). On one occasion John the Baptist, whose disciple he then was, pointing to Jesus, said, "Behold the Lamb of God" (John 1:40); and Andrew, hearing him, immediately became a follower of Jesus, the first of his disciples. After he had been led to recognize Jesus as the Messiah, his first care was to bring also his brother Simon to Jesus. The two brothers seem to have after this pursued for a while their usual calling as fishermen, and did not become the stated attendants of the Lord till after John's imprisonment (Matt. 4:18, 19; Mark 1:16, 17). Very little is related of Andrew. He was one of the confidential disciples (John 6:8; 12:22), and with Peter, James, and John inquired of our Lord privately regarding his future coming (Mark 13:3). He was present at the feeding of the five thousand (John 6:9), and he introduced the Greeks who desired to see Jesus (John 12:22); but of his subsequent history little is known. It is noteworthy that Andrew thrice brings others to Christ, (1) Peter; (2) the lad with the loaves; and (3) certain Greeks. These incidents may be regarded as a key to his character.

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