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Beulah meaning

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🔼The name Beulah in the Bible

The name Beulah occurs only once in the Bible. The prophet Isaiah mentions it in a small list of nicknames for Jerusalem and Zion (Isaiah 62:4). The name Beulah is applied to these cities' land, which is Judah and Israel.

🔼Etymology of the name Beulah

The name Beulah comes from the verb בעל (ba'al), meaning to own, rule:

🔼Beulah meaning

The name Beulah is a passive participle of the verb ba'al and means Married.

Isaiah explains this name by stating that Jerusalem will no longer be called Azubah (Forsaken) and her land Shemamah (Desolate), but Jerusalem will be called Hephzibah (My Delight Is In Her) and her land Beulah (Married), "because YHWH delights in you, and your land will be married (62:4)".

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