And Boanerges himself could hardly have held a candle to him in this way.
A dog-cart by Adams and a thoroughbred like Boanerges were, after all, worth a glance at.
Then said the brave Boanerges, ‘Let us yet for a while lie still in our trenches, and see what these rebels will do.’
But I rather prefer, myself, the Boanerges, the two sons of Zebedee.
Miss Corelli tells hers with the voice and manner of a Boanerges.
He is now a Boanerges—a son of thunder—and he begins with Jove.
This same prominence may have contributed partly to the title “Boanerges” or “sons of thunder” which, according to Mark iii.
Boanerges, not Balzac, now occupies the pasteboard pulpit of fiction.
Leigh Hunt called him, with much truth, "the Boanerges of the Temple."
Situation largely due to Boanerges Russell, one of few men who understand Bill.
name given by Christ to John and James, the two sons of Zebedee (Mark iii:17), from Galilean dialectal corruption of Hebrew bene reghesh "sons of rage" (interpreted in Greek as "sons of thunder"), from bene (see B'nai B'rith) + reghesh "commotion, tumult, throng." Applied figuratively to zealous or loud preachers.
sons of thunder, a surname given by our Lord to James and John (Mark 3:17) on account of their fervid and impetuous temper (Luke 9:54).