🔼The name Geber in the Bible
The name Geber occurs only once in the Bible. Geber is the son of Uri and one of the twelve deputies of king Solomon. Geber was stationed in the land of Gilead, the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and of Og king of Bashan (1 Kings 4:19).
🔼Etymology of the name Geber
The name Geber is spelled and pronounced identical to the noun גבר (geber), meaning man:
For a meaning of the name Geber, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Strong One, Hero. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes simply Man. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't interpret or translate our name but does confirm that it is identical to גבר (geber), meaning man.