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jambres in the Bible

one of those who opposed Moses in Egypt (2 Tim. 3:8). (See JANNES.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Lastly, Jannes might come from a Hebrew root which means to seduce, and jambres from one which means to rebel.

  • Like as Jannes and jambres withstood Moses, so do these also withstand the truth.

  • Our hopes now entirely rest on finding jambres again, but it may be, of course, a good three or four thousand years before that.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • When all was taut, jambres approached a slanting slope, smooth and transparent, perhaps of glacial origin.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • From that hour, even until now, has no man nor woman known where to find him, even jambres the magician.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • Leonora and I descended with agility to some monstrous basin in the abyss—the Pit, jambres called it.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • We applied it to the parched lips of the mummy, and jambres was himself again.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • Here jambres met us, and bade us light the railway reading-lamps which, as I forgot to mention, we had brought with us.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • The mode in which "Jannes and jambres withstood Moses" was simply by imitating, as far as they were able, whatever he did.

    Notes on the book of Exodus C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • No sooner had jambres sat down than Leonora and I found ourselves—how can we expect it to be believed?

    HE Andrew Lang

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