“There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.
Ananus (or Annas), son of Seth (6–15) Yet while having been officially removed from office, he remained as one of the nation’s most influential political and social individuals, aided greatly by the fact that his five sons and his son-in-law Caiaphas all served at sometime as High Priests.
Anna is a feminine given name, the Latin form of the Greek: Ἄννα and the Hebrew name Hannah (Hebrew: חַנָּה Ḥannāh), meaning “favour” or “grace” or “beautiful”. Saint Anne is traditionally the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary, which accounts for its wide use and popularity among Christians.
One of these was the Tribe of Asher, which, like its founder, was characterized as the happiest of tribes. Asher was known for its good food and prosperity, all of which came from the resources of the region and especially the olive oil it produced. In fact, an olive tree was the symbol of the tribe.
A just man, Simeon, encouraged by the Holy Spirit to go to the Temple that day, took Jesus in his arms and recognized the Lord in him. Anna, a prophetess, who lived in the Temple, also began to talk of the Child “to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem”.
Jesus was married. His wife’s name was Ana. And this was her story. Ana, at age 14, was forced to marry one of her father’s acquaintances, Nathaniel. She found love when she first met Jesus, and it was him whom she chose to marry even though it infuriated her parents, but by then they had no choice but to accept.
An anna (or ānna) was a currency unit formerly used in British India, equal to 1⁄16 of a rupee. It was subdivided into four (old) Paisa or twelve pies (thus there were 192 pies in a rupee). When the rupee was decimalised and subdivided into 100 (new) paise, one anna was therefore equivalent to 6.25 paise.
In Biblical Names the meaning of the name Anna is: Gracious; one who gives.
Huldah (Hebrew: חֻלְדָּה Ḥuldā) was a prophet mentioned in the Hebrew Bible in 2 Kings 22:14–20 and 2 Chronicles 34:22–28. According to The Bible, she was a prophetess.
Miriam was the daughter of Amram and Jochebed; she was the sister of Aaron and Moses, the leader of the Israelites in ancient Egypt.
On his deathbed, Jacob blesses Asher by saying that “his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties ” (Gen. 49:20). Moses said of Asher: “May Asher be blessed above other sons; may he be esteemed by his brothers; may he bathe his feet in olive oil.” (Deuteronomy 33:24).
Asher is a Hebrew name meaning ” happy” and “blessed.” It’s derived from the Hebrew word osher, meaning “happiness.” Asher is also a biblical name from the Old Testament.
Mary Magdalene as Jesus’s wife.
(i) Jesus was the Messiah. (ii) Jesus would bring salvation to Israel. (iii) Jesus’ mission is universal. (iv) He would be light for the revelation to the Gentiles.
Further, WE have her Age, and her Circum|stances described. She is said to be a Widow, and she had long been so. She liv’d in a mar|ry’d State but about seven years; and that it seems was in her Youth.