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Abishalom meaning

אבישלום
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🔼The name Abishalom in the Bible

The name Abishalom is assigned to only one man in the Bible. He's the father of Maacah, the wife of king Rehoboam and mother of king Abijam (1 Kings 15:2) also known as Abijah (2 Chronicles 11:20).

🔼Etymology of the name Abishalom

The name Abishalom consists of two elements. The first part consists of the word אב (ab), meaning father:

The letter י (yod) forms the possessive form אבי (abi), which means my father, or father of depending on the context.

The second part of the name Abishalom comes from the familiar Hebrew word שלום (shalom), meaning peace, which in turn comes from the root-verb שלם (shalem), meaning to be complete or sound:

🔼Abishalom meaning

For a meaning of the name Abishalom, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Father Of Peace. BDB Theological Dictionary has My Father Is Peace.

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