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Picture description:
Russian icon from first quarter of 18th cen.
Picture copyright:Iconostasis of Transfiguration church, Kizhi monastery, Karelia, north Russia
Appeared In:
1 Samuel 16:1
JES-ee (English)
The name was derived from the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay), meaning "gift" or "wealthy". Jesse was mentioned in the Old Testament as the father of the future king David.
gift   Jesse   wealthy   David  
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