noble-man

nobleman

[noh-buhl-muhn]
noun, plural noblemen.
a man of noble birth or rank; noble; peer.

Origin:
1520–30; noble + -man

noblemanly, adverb
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nobleman (ˈnəʊbəlmən)
 
n , pl -men
a man of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat

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Nobleman definition


(Gr. basilikos, i.e., "king's man"), an officer of state (John 4:49) in the service of Herod Antipas. He is supposed to have been the Chuza, Herod's steward, whose wife was one of those women who "ministered unto the Lord of their substance" (Luke 8:3). This officer came to Jesus at Cana and besought him to go down to Capernaum and heal his son, who lay there at the point of death. Our Lord sent him away with the joyful assurance that his son was alive.

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