The origin of the name John is Greek
And this is how John it is written in Greek
The meaning of the name John is: Jehovah is a gracious giver
The name John appears in the bible in the following verses:
Matthew 3:1 KJV
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
Matthew 3:4 KJV
And the same John had his raiment of camel’s hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
Matthew 3:13 KJV
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
Matthew 3:14 KJV
But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?
Matthew 4:12 KJV
Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee;
Matthew 4:21 KJV
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.
Matthew 9:14 KJV
Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?
Matthew 11:2 KJV
Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
Matthew 11:4 KJV
Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see:
Matthew 11:7 KJV
And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
Matthew 11:11 KJV
Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Matthew 11:12 KJV
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
Matthew 11:13 KJV
For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
Matthew 11:18 KJV
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil.
Matthew 14:2 KJV
And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
Matthew 14:3 KJV
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias’ sake, his brother Philip’s wife.
Matthew 14:4 KJV
For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
Matthew 14:8 KJV
And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist’s head in a charger.
Matthew 14:10 KJV
And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.
Matthew 16:14 KJV
And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
Matthew 17:1 KJV
And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,
Matthew 17:13 KJV
Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist.
Matthew 21:25 KJV
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
Matthew 21:26 KJV
But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold John as a prophet.
Matthew 21:32 KJV
For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Mark 1:4 KJV
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Mark 1:6 KJV
And John was clothed with camel’s hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;
Mark 1:9 KJV
And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.
Mark 1:14 KJV
Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
Mark 1:19 KJV
And when he had gone a little further thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.
Mark 1:29 KJV
And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.
Mark 2:18 KJV
And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not?
Mark 3:17 KJV
And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:
Mark 5:37 KJV
And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.
Mark 6:14 KJV
And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
Mark 6:16 KJV
But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.
Mark 6:17 KJV
For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias’ sake, his brother Philip’s wife: for he had married her.
Mark 6:18 KJV
For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother’s wife.
Mark 6:20 KJV
For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.
Mark 6:24 KJV
And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.
Mark 6:25 KJV
And she came in straightway with haste unto the king, and asked, saying, I will that thou give me by and by in a charger the head of John the Baptist.
Mark 8:28 KJV
And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.
Mark 9:2 KJV
And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.
Mark 9:38 KJV
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.
Mark 10:35 KJV
And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him, saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we shall desire.
Mark 10:41 KJV
And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.
Mark 11:30 KJV
The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.
Mark 11:32 KJV
But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed.
Mark 13:3 KJV
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives over against the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,