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Even classics like Abraham and Sarah are still in favor.
- Hebrew Names for Girls and Their Meanings
- Biblical & Hebrew Names
- The Transformation of Biblical Proper Names
Hebrew Bible , also called Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament, or Tanakh , collection of writings that was first compiled and preserved as the sacred books of the Jewish people. It also constitutes a large portion of the Christian Bible. A brief treatment of the Hebrew Bible follows. For full treatment, see biblical literature. The last 11 books contain poetry , theology , and some additional history.
Hebrew Names for Girls and Their Meanings
Subscriber Account active since. We have listed these meanings and origins for the most popular names in the U. Our list alternates between male and female names with the most popular names appearing first. Those with highest number of instances are considered the most popular. Here are the original meanings of these common names, according to Hanks and his coauthors Hardcastle and Hodges.
In Britain, James is a royal name associated with the Scottish house of Stewart: James I of Scotland, a patron of the arts and an energetic ruler. Mary was the name of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, who has been an extremely common name among early Christians and several saints among them. Many saints and a total of 23 popes also had the name. As a young man he was captured and enslaved by raiders from Ireland. He is also credited with codifying the laws of Ireland. The altered short form Bob is very common, but Hob and Dob, which were common in the Middle Ages and gave rise to surnames, are extinct.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the name was merely a Cornish curiosity, but since then it has become enormously popular all over the English-speaking world. In the Middle Ages, Michael was regarded as captain of the heavenly host see Revelation —9 , symbol of the Church Militant, and patron of soldiers.
He was often depicted bearing a flaming sword. In the 20th century it again became extremely fashionable, partly because it was the name of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon — , who in became Queen Elizabeth and achieved great public affection as Queen Mother for nearly half a century. Even more influentially, it is the name of her daughter Queen Elizabeth II b.
In the first century after the Conquest it was the most common male name. As a boy he killed the giant Philistine Goliath with his slingshot. This was the name of the daughter of Shylock in The Merchant of venice The name was not used in the Middle Ages, but was taken up in the 15th century and became common thereafter. According to the Book of Genesis, she was originally called Sarai possibly meaning "contentious" in Hebrew but had her name changed by God to the more auspicious Sarah "princess" in token of a greater blessing.
The tale of Daniel was a favorite in the Middle Ages, often represented in miracle plays. Katherine is an English form of the name of a saint martyred at Alexandria in The story has it that she was condemned to be broken on the wheel for her Christian belief. From an early date, it was associated with the Greek adjective katharos "pure.
His name is a form of the Hebrew name Mattathia, meaning "gift of God," which is fairly common in the Old Testament. From the 18th century it is clearly used as a pet form of Ann Nan , but it may originally have been from the name Annis, a vernacular form of Agnes.
Today it is an independent name, and was especially popular in America in the s, 40s, and 50s. The final -d of the Anglicized form derives partly from misinterpretation by English speakers of the Gaelic pronunciation, and partly from association with Germanic-origin names such as Ronald.
In the 17th century it is also found occasionally as a pet form of Beatrice. It is now used as a name in its own right. The spelling with -th- not normally reflected in the pronunciation represents a learned but erroneous attempt to associate it with Greek anthos "flower. He is the author of the fourteen epistles to churches and individuals which form part of the New Testament. Alexander in Greek means "defender of men. May be connected with "ray" or "sunbeam"; from Greek helios "sun.
His name is derived from the Greek word stephanos "garland, crown. Derived from the Italian vocabulary word donna "lady" and also used as a feminine form of Donald.
It probably originated as a short form of Caroline. Caroline was used by certain gentry families from the 17th century onwards, no doubt in honor of the Stuart kings named Charles. It was popular in the s and 80s, possibly influenced in part by a Beatles song with this name as its title The name enjoyed a surge of popularity in the s.
It was not common in the Middle Ages but revived in the 19th century. Taken from the name of the Scottish river that runs through Glasgow into the Clyde. This name most used where Scandinavian influence was strong. Laura was a 9th-century Spanish nun who met her death in a cauldron of molten lead. Laura is also the name of the woman addressed in the love poetry of the Italian poet Petrarch Francesco Petrarca, —74 and owes much of its subsequent popularity to this.
The sorceress Medea fell in love with him and helped him obtain a Golden Fleece, but Jason fell in love with another woman and deserted Medea. Medea took her revenge by killing her rival, but Jason himself survived to old age. Notable bearers include the poet Geoffrey Chaucer and the chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth Some say it's a variant of Godfrey; others say it comes from gawia "territory," walah "stranger," or gisil "pledge.
The Hebrew root occurs in the Bible only in the vocabulary word marbek "cattle stall," and its connection with the name is doubtful. In any case, Rebecca was Aramean, and the name probably has a source in Aramaic. The plant name "rose of Sharon" is used for a shrub of the genus Hypericum with yellow flowers, and also for a species of hibiscus. Cynthia was later used by the Roman poet Propertius as the name of the woman to whom he addressed his love poetry.
It was used among the Puritans in England, partly because of its association with the English vocabulary word ruth meaning "compassion. The derivation is described as being from Hebrew akev "heel" and to have meant "heel grabber.
This literary influence fixed it firmly as a girl's name. The older form Angelis has been completely superseded by Angela. Various early saints had the name, notably a 2nd century Christian apologist and a boy martyr of the 3rd century. Later taken up by Samuel Richardson for the name of the heroine of his novel Pamela In Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews , which started out as a parody of Pamela, Fielding comments that the name is "very strange. The story has it that she was condemned to be broken on the wheel for her Christian beliefs.
However, the wheel fell apart and she was beheaded instead. The name was a very popular one among the early Christians, who were mindful of the injunction "be sober, be vigilant" 1 Peter It may also be understood as a contracted form of Hebrew sha'ulme'el meaning "asked of God. His mother Rachel died in giving birth and in her last moments named him Benoni, "son of my sorrow. Jane is a feminine form of John.
It is not a royal name. The tragic Lady Jane Grey was unwillingly proclaimed queen in , deposed nine days later, and executed the following year. It is derived from the Middle English Jankin, later altered to Jackin, from Jan a form of John and the diminutive suffix -kin.
His orgiastic cult seems to have originated in Persia or elsewhere in Asia. Gerald comes from gar, ger "spear" and "rule. Its use as a common given name throughout Europe, however, derives largely from the fame of Alexander the Great.
In Greek mythology Diana is equivalent to the Greek Artemis and is characterized as both beautiful and chaste. Not until the 17th century did the form Henry as opposed to Harry become the standard vernacular form, mainly under the influence of the Latin form Henricus and French Henri.
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Biblical & Hebrew Names
Subscriber Account active since. We have listed these meanings and origins for the most popular names in the U. Our list alternates between male and female names with the most popular names appearing first. Those with highest number of instances are considered the most popular. Here are the original meanings of these common names, according to Hanks and his coauthors Hardcastle and Hodges. In Britain, James is a royal name associated with the Scottish house of Stewart: James I of Scotland, a patron of the arts and an energetic ruler. Mary was the name of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, who has been an extremely common name among early Christians and several saints among them.
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Name. Language/Cultural Origin. Inherent Meaning. Spiritual Connotation. A. Aaron, Aaran, Aaren,. Aarin, Aaronn, Aarron,. Aron, Arran, Arron. Hebrew.
The Transformation of Biblical Proper Names
Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may vary depending on your country of residence. In the transmission we encounter various transformations of biblical proper names. The basic phonetic relationship between Semitic languages on the one hand and non-Semitic languages, like Greek and Latin, on the other hand, is so complex that it was hardly possible to establish a unified tradition in writing biblical proper names within the Greek and Latin cultures. Since the Greek and Latin alphabets are inadequate for transliteration of Semitic languages, authors of Greek and Latin Bibles were utter grammatical and cultural innovators. In Greek and Latin Bibles we note an almost embarrassing number of phonetic variants of proper names.
For instance, if we are praying for a healing we would use the title Jehovah-Rophe or Jehovah-Rapha,"the Lord God heals". Did you know that our God, the God of the Bible has many different names? Next to Yahweh, this is the most often used word for God in the Hebrew Old Testament, being employed times. Before we dive into these 30 powerful Hebrew names of God, I want to show you a few Bible verses that speak about the blessings we gain from really knowing God.
The following is a list of women found in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles. The list appears in alphabetical order.
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Халохот быстро осмотрел стодвадцатиметровую башню и сразу же решил, что прятаться здесь просто смешно. Наверняка Беккер не настолько глуп. Единственная спиральная лестница упиралась в каменную камеру квадратной формы, в стенах были проделаны узкие прорези для обозрения, но, разумеется, никакого выхода он не. Дэвид Беккер поднялся на последнюю крутую ступеньку и, едва держась на ногах, шагнул в крошечную каменную клетку. Со всех сторон его окружали высокие стены с узкими прорезями по всему периметру.
Мидж, - сказал Бринкерхофф, - Джабба просто помешан на безопасности ТРАНСТЕКСТА. Он ни за что не установил бы переключатель, позволяющий действовать в обход… - Стратмор заставил. - Она не дала ему договорить. Бринкерхофф почти физически ощущал, как интенсивно работают клеточки ее мозга. - Помнишь, что случилось в прошлом году, когда Стратмор занимался антисемитской террористической группой в Калифорнии? - напомнила. Бринкерхофф кивнул. Это было одним из крупнейших достижений Стратмора.
- Разница между U235 и U238. Должно быть что-то самое простое. Техник в оперативном штабе начал отсчет: - Пять.
Он был законченным компьютерным маньяком. Вопреки правилам он часто проникал в шифровалку в уик-энд, чтобы на мощнейших компьютерах погонять программу, над которой работал. - Вот хочу попробовать сделать кое-какую перенастройку да проверить электронную почту, - сказал Хейл.
Мысли его были. Он ждал, когда зазвонит прямой телефон, но звонка все не. Кто-то постучал в дверь.