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Eliud meaning

Ελιουδ

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🔼The name Eliud in the Bible

There's only one Eliud in the Bible and he is mentioned as an ancestor of Jesus Christ, namely his great-great-great-grandfather-by-law, according to the genealogy of Matthew through Solomon (Matthew 1:14-15). The genealogy of Luke goes through Solomon's brother Nathan and does not mentioned Eliud.

🔼Etymology of the name Eliud

The name Eliud is obvious Hebrew, but we only have the Greek spelling of this name, so explaining this name takes a bit more guessing than usual. It seems obvious that the first part of our name is 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 either comes from the noun הוד (hod), meaning majesty or glory, or the verb ידה (yada) meaning to praise:

🔼Eliud meaning

For a meaning of the name Eliud, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads God Is Mighty and Spiros Zodhiates (The Complete Wordstudy Dictionary) proposes My God Is Praise.