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Biblical names and their meanings: J

Jaakan – tribulation; labor
Jaakobah – supplanter; deceiver; the heel
Jaala – ascending; a little doe or goat
Jaalam (name) – hidden; young man; heir
Jaanai – whom Jehovah answers
Jaasau – Whom Jehovah made
Jaasiel – God’s work
Jaazaniah – whom the Jehovah will hear
Jaazah – Jaazar – Jehovah helps
Jaaziah – Jaaziel – the strength of the Jehovah
Jabal – which glides away
Jabbok – evacuation; dissipation; wrestling
Jabesh – dryness; confusion; shame
Jabez – sorrow; trouble
Jabin – Jabneh – he that understands; building
Jabneel – building of God
Jachan – wearing out; oppressing
Jachin – he that strengthens and makes steadfast
Jacob – that supplants – undermines; the heel
Jada – knowing
Jadau – his hand; his confession
Jaddua – known
Jael – he that ascends; a kid
Jagur – husbandman; stranger
Jah – abbreviation of Jehovah
Jahaleel – praising God; light of God
Jahath – broken in pieces; descending
Jahaz – Jahazah – quarrel; dispute
Jahaziah – the vision of Jehovah
Jahaziel – seeing God
Jahdiel – the unity – or sharpness – or revenge – of God
Jahdo – I alone; his joy; his sharpness of wit; his newness
Jahleel – waiting for – or beseeching – or hope in – God
Jahmai – warm; making warm
Jahzeel – God hasteth – or divideth
Jair – Jairus – my light; who diffuses light
Jakan – same as Achan
Jakim – rising; confirming; establishing
Jalon – tarrying; murmuring
Jambres – poverty; bitter; a rebel
James – same as Jacob
Jamin – right hand; south wind
Jamlech – reigning; asking counsel
Janna – Jannes – who speaks or answers; afflicted; poor
Janoah – Janohah – resting; tarrying; deriving
Janum – sleeping
Japhet – enlarged; fair; persuading
Japheth – same as Japhet
Japhia – enlightening; appearing
Japhlet – Japhleti – delivered; banished
Japho – fairness; comeliness
Jarah – a wood; honeycomb; watching closely
Jareb – a revenger
Jared – a ruling; commanding; coming down
Jaresiah – the bed of Jehovah; Jehovah hath taken away; poverty
Jarib – fighting; chiding; multiplying; avenging
Jarmuth – fearing – or seeing – or throwing down – death
Jarvah – breathing – or making – a sweet smell
Jashem – Jashen – ancient; sleeping
Jasher – righteous; upright
Jashobeam – the people sitting; or captivity of the people
Jashub – a returning; a controversy; a dwelling place
Jasiel – the strength of God
Jason – he that cures
Jathniel – gift of God
Jattir – a remnant; excellent
Javan – deceiver; one who makes sad
Jazeel – strength of God
Jazer – assistance; helper
Jaziz – brightness; departing
Jearim – a leap; woods
Jeaterai – Whom Jehovah searching out; leads
Jeberechiah – speaking well of – or kneeling to – Jehovah
Jebus – treading under foot; manger
Jebusi – trodden under foot; mangers
Jecamiah – resurrection – or confirmation – or revenge – of Jehovah
Jecoliah – perfection – or power – of Jehovah
Jeconiah – preparation – or stability – of Jehovah
Jedaiah – the hand of the Lord; confessing Jehovah
Jedeiah – one Lord; the joy of the Jehovah
Jediael – the science – or knowledge – of God
Jedidah – well beloved; amiable
Jedidiah – beloved of Jehovah
Jediel – the knowledge – or renewing – of God
Jeduthun – his law; giving praise
Jeezer – island of help
Jeffrey – God’s peace
Jegar-sahadutha – heap of witness
Jehaleleel – Jehalelel – praising God; clearness of God
Jehaziel – same as Jahaziel
Jehdeiah – Whom Jehovah makes glad
Jeheiel – God liveth
Jehezekel – strength of God
Jehiah – Jehovah liveth
Jehiskiah – the strength – or taking – of Jehovah
Jehoadah – passing over; testimony of Jehovah
Jehoaddan – pleasure – or time – of Jehovah
Jehoahaz – possession of Jehovah
Jehoash – fire of Jehovah
Jehohanan – grace – or mercy – or gift – of Jehovah
Jehoiachin – preparation – or strength – of Jehovah
Jehoiada – knowledge of Jehovah
Jehoiakim – avenging – or establishing – or resurrection – of Jehovah
Jehoiarib – fighting – or multiplying – of Jehovah
Jehonadab – Jonadab – free giver; liberality
Jehonathan – gift of Jehovah; gift of a dove
Jehoram – exaltation of Jehovah
Jehoshaphat – Jehovah is judge
Jehosheba – fullness – or oath – of Jehovah
Jehoshua – same as Joshua
Jehovah – self-subsisting
Jehovah-jireh – Jehovah will provide
Jehovah-nissi – Jehovah my banner
Jehovah-shalom – Jehovah send peace
Jehovah-shammah – Jehovah is there
Jehovah-tsidkenu – Jehovah our righteousness
Jehozabad – Jehovah dowry; having a dowry
Jehozadak – justice of Jehovah
Jehu – himself who exists
Jehubbah – hiding – binding
Jehucal – mighty; perfect; wasted
Jehud – Jehudi – praising; conferring
Jehudijah – the praise of the Lord
Jehush – keeping counsel; fastened
Jekabzeel – the congregation of God
Jekamean – the people shall arise
Jekamiah – establishing – or revenging – of Jehovah
Jekuthiel – hope – or congregation – of Jehovah
Jemima – handsome as the day
Jemuel – God’s day; son of God
Jephthah – Whom God sets free
Jephunneh – he that beholds
Jerah – the moon; month; smelling sweet
Jerahmeel – the mercy – or the beloved – of God
Jered – ruling; coming down
Jeremai – my height; throwing forth waters
Jeremiah – exaltation of Jehovah
Jeremoth – eminences; one that fears death
Jeriah – fear – or throwing down – of Jehovah
Jerebai – fighting; chiding; multiplying
Jericho – his moon; his month; his sweet smell
Jeriel – fear – or vision of God
Jerijah – same as Jeriah
Jerimoth – he that fears or rejects death
Jerioth – kettles; breaking asunder
Jeroboam – he that opposes the people
Jeroham – high; merciful; beloved
Jerubbaal – he that defends Baal – let Baal defend his cause
Jerubbesheth – let the idol of confusion defend itself
Jeruel – fear – or vision of God
Jerusalem – vision of peace
Jerusha – banished; possession; inheritance
Jesaiah – health – or salvation – of Jehovah
Jeshebeab – sitting – or captivity – of the father
Jesher – right; singing
Jeshimon – solitude; desolation
Jeshishai – ancient; rejoicing exceedingly
Jeshohaia – Jehovahpressing; the meditation of God
Jeshua – same as Joshua
Jesiah – sprinkling of the Lord
Jesimiel – naming – or astonishment – of God
Jesse – gift; oblation; one who is
Jesui – even-tempered; flat country
Jesus – Jehovah is salvation; deliverer; help
Jether – he that excels
Jetheth – giving
Jethlah – hanging up; heaping up
Jethro – his excellence; his posterity
Jetur – order; succession; mountainous
Jeuel – God hath taken away; God heaping up
Jeush – Jeuz – he that is devoured
Jew – same as Judah
Jezaniah – nourishment – or weapons – of Jehovah
Jezebel – chaste
Jezer – island of help
Jeziah – Jeziel – sprinkling of Jehovah
Jezoar – clear; white
Jezrahiah – Jehovah arises; brightness of Jehovah
Jezreel – seed of God
Jibsam – their drought – their confusion
Jidlaph – he that distills water
Jimnah – right hand; numbering; preparing
Jiphtah – opening
Jiphthael – God opening
Joab – paternity; voluntary
Joah – fraternity; brother of Jehovah
Joahaz – apprehending; possessing; seeing
Joakim – rising or establishing of Jehovah
Joanna – grace or gift of Jehovah
Joash – who despairs or burns
Joatham – same as Jotham
Job – he that weeps or cries
Jobab – sorrowful – hated
Jochebed – glorious; honorable
Joed – witnessing; robbing; passing over
Joel – he that wills or commands
Joelah – lifting up; profiting; taking away slander
Joezer – he that aids
Jogbehah – an exalting; high
Jogli – passing over; turning back; rejoicing
Joha (or Juha) – who enlivens or gives life
Johanan – who is liberal or merciful
John – the grace or mercy of Jehovah
Joiarib – chiding – or multiplying – of Jehovah
Jokdeam – crookedness – or burning – of the people
Jokim – that made the sun stand still
Jokmeam – confirmation – or revenge – of the people
Jokneam – possessing – or building up – of the people
Jokshan – an offense; hardness; a knocking
Joktan – small dispute; contention; disgust
Jonadab – who gives liberally
Jonah – or Jonas – a dove; he that oppresses; destroyer
Jonan – a dove; multiplying of the people
Jonathan – given of God
Joppa – beauty; comeliness
Jorah – Jorai – showing; casting forth; a cauldron
Joram – to cast; elevated
Jordan – the river of judgment
Jorim – he that exalts the Lord
Josabad – having a dowry
Josaphat – same as Jehoshaphat
Jose – raised; who pardons
Joseph – Saint Joseph – Joseph of Arimathea – increase; addition
Joses – same as Jose
Joshah – being; forgetting; owing
Joshaviah – the seat – alteration – or captivity of Jehovah
Joshbekesha – it is requiring or beseeching
Joshua – a savior; a deliverer
Josiah – the Lord burns; the fire of Jehovah
Josibiah – the seat – or captivity of Jehovah
Josiphiah – increase of Jehovah; Jehovah’s finishing
Jotham – the perfection of Jehovah
Jothath – Jothatha – his goodness
Jozabad – same as Josabad
Jozachar – remembering; of the male sex
Jubal – he that runs; a trumpet
Jucal – mighty; perfect
Judah – the praise of Jehovah; confession
Judas – Jude – same as Judah
Judaea – Judea – same as Judah
Judith – same as Judah
Julia – downy; soft and tender hair
Julius – same as Julia
Junia – youth
Jupiter – the father that helpeth
Jushabhesed – dwelling-place; change of mercy
Justus – just or upright
Juttah – turning away

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07/01/2010. Category: religion. Tags: , , , .

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