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Eleadah meaning

אלעדה
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🔼The name Eleadah in the Bible

The name Eleadah (or Eladah as some translations have it) occurs only once. The Chronicler mentions him as one of the sons of Ephraim, son of Joseph, but that's all we know about this man (1 Chronicles 7:20).

🔼Etymology of the name Eleadah

The name Eleadah consists of two elements, the first one being אל (El), the prominent Canaanite deity whose name became applied to the God of Israel, or the common abbreviation of Elohim, the genus God:

The second part of our name probably comes from the verb עדה ('ada II), meaning to ornament oneself or someone else:

🔼Eleadah meaning

For a meaning of the name Eleadah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary read God Has Adorned. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes the similar God Adorns.

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