🔼The name Ahinadab in the Bible
The name Ahinadab occurs once in the Bible. Ahinadab, son of Iddo, is one of the twelve deputies of king Solomon who were tasked with supplying the court. Ahinadab holds sway over the region of Mahanaim (1 Kings 4:14).
🔼Etymology of the name Ahinadab
The name Ahinadab consists of two elements. The first element is the common Hebrew word אח (ah), meaning brother:
The second part of the name Ahinadab comes from the Hebrew verb נדב (nadab), meaning to incite or make willing:
For a meaning of the name Ahinadab, both BDB Theological Dictionary and NOBSE Study Bible Name List read My Brother Is Noble. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Brother Of Nobility.