One of the faithful women who ministered to Christ while living, and brought spices to his tomb. Her husband Chuza was a steward of Herod Antipas, Lu 8:3; 24:1-10.
whom Jehovah has graciously given. (1.) The grandson of Zerubbabel, in the lineage of Christ (Lu 3:27); the same as Hananiah (1Ch 3:19).
(2.) The wife of Chuza, the steward of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee (Lu 8:3). She was one of the women who ministered to our Lord, and to whom he appeared after his resurrection (Lu 8:3; 24:10).
1. Son of Rhesa (Lu 3:27). (See HANANIAH, 7.)
2. Wife of Herod's steward Chuza. She ministered from her substance to Jesus. It is a coincidence obviously undesigned, therefore confirming the truth of the Gospel history, that Herod therein is recorded as having "said to his servants, This is John the Baptist" (Mt 14:2). She being our Lord's disciple He would be naturally often spoken of among Herod's servants, and to them Herod would speak concerning Him, Manaen, Herod's foster brother, was a church teacher subsequently (Ac 13:1). Joanna was also one of the women who brought spices early to the Lord's tomb (Lu 24:10).
The wife of Chuza, the steward of Herod Antipas, one of 'certain women which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities,' She ministered to Jesus of her substance, and after the crucifixion helped to anoint His body (Lu 8:3; 24:10).
1. Son of Rhesa in the genealogy of the Lord Jesus. Lu 3:27.
2. Wife of Chuza, Herod's steward: she ministered to the Lord of her substance, and was one who carried news of His resurrection to the apostles. Lu 8:3; 24:10.
(grace or gift of God) (in Revised Version spelled JOANAN).
1. Son of Rhesa, according to the text of
and one of the ancestors of Christ; but according to the view explained in a previous article, son of Zerubbabel, and the same as HANANIAH in
2. The name of a woman, occurring twice in
Lu 8:3; 24:10
but evidently denoting the same person, (A.D. 28-30.) In the first passage she is expressly stated to have been "wife of Chuza, steward of Herod," that is, Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee.
JOANNA, the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, was one of those women who, having been cured by our Saviour, followed him as disciples, and ministered to his necessities, Lu 8:3.