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Giah meaning

גיח

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🔼The name Giah in the Bible

The name Giah occurs one time in the Bible. It's a place near the hill of Ammah, which is famous for being the location where David's general Joab and Abishai caught up with the renegade Abner.

🔼Etymology of the name Giah

The name Giah comes from the root-verb גיח (giah), meaning to burst forth:

🔼Giah meaning

For a meaning of the name Giah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Waterfall, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Breaking Forth, "i.e. of a fountain". BDB Theological Dictionary reads "from A Spring" but adds a question mark to indicate that nothing is certain.