[jaw-mawn] /ˈdʒɔ mɔn/
of or relating to the period of Japanese culture, c8000–300 b.c., corresponding to Mesolithic or early Neolithic, characterized by sunken-pit dwellings and heavy handmade pottery formed with a rope pattern of clay coils.
[jon] /dʒɒn/ noun 1. a male given name, form of .
=Jehon’adab. (1.) The son of Rechab, and founder of the Rechabites (q.v.), 2 Kings 10:15; Jer. 35:6, 10. (2.) The son of Shimeah, David’s brother (2 Sam. 13:3). He was “a very subtil man.”
[joh-nuh] /ˈdʒoʊ nə/ noun 1. a Minor Prophet who, for his impiety, was thrown overboard from his ship and swallowed by a large fish, remaining in its belly for three days before being cast up onto the shore unharmed. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. 3. any person or thing regarded as […]
- Jonah and the whale
A story in the Old Testament; Jonah was an Israelite whom God had called to be a prophet but who refused to accept his divine mission and left on a sea voyage instead. God then raised a great storm as a sign of his anger with Jonah. The sailors, realizing that Jonah’s disobedience had caused […]