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Jonathan (jŏn´əthən) [short for Jehonathan, Heb.,=Yahweh has given]. 1 In the Bible, Saul's son and David's friend, killed at the battle of Mt. Gilboa. David showed kindness to his son Mephibosheth. 2 David's nephew. He is perhaps the same man who is called David's uncle and counsellor in the translations of First Chronicles. 3 One of the Maccabees. He was appointed high priest by Alexander Balas, pretender to the Syrian throne.

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Jonathan in the Bible, a son of Saul, noted for his friendship with David and killed with his father at the battle of Mount Gilboa by the Philistines. (See also Brother Jonathan.)

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jonathan Calcined, ground oat chaff used as adulterant for maize and other cereals (mid‐nineteenth century).

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