Luke vs James - What's the difference?

luke | james |

As a verb luke

is to pull .

As an adverb james is




(wikipedia Luke)

Alternative forms

* (rare biblical abbreviation)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
  • james


    Proper noun

    (en proper noun) (Epistle of James)
  • (biblical) The twentieth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the general epistle of James.
  • One of two Apostles, .
  • * :
  • Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James' the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; ' James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
  • popular since the Middle Ages. Also a common middle name.
  • * 1810 :
  • And Normans call me James' Fitz-' James . / Thus watch I o'er insulted laws, / Thus learn to right the injured cause.
  • * 1979 , Dateline America, Harcourt Brace Jovanocich, ISBN 0151239576, page 184:
  • Heaven only knows why a man with a strong biblical name like James wants to be a president named Jimmy.
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