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Eliahba meaning

אליחבא

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🔼The name Eliahba in the Bible

There's only one man named Eliahba in the Bible. He is a Shaalbonite and one of David's celebrated mighty-men, and that's all we know about this man. No further details are told (2 Samuel 23:32, 1 Chronicles 11:33).

🔼Etymology of the name Eliahba

The name Eliahba consists of two elements. The first part comes from 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 derives from the verb חבא (haba'), meaning to hide:

🔼Eliahba meaning

For a meaning of the name Eliahba, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads God Conceals. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Whom God Hides. And BDB Theological Dictionary has God Hides.