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Hadid meaning

חדיד
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🔼The name Hadid in the Bible

The name Hadid belongs to a village that was probably situated in the territory of Benjamin. We only hear from Hadid after the exile, when 725 (Ezra 2:33) or 721 (Nehemiah 7:37) men from Lod, Hadid and Ono return with Zerubbabel, Jeshua and Nehemiah. We think that Hadid was Benjaminite because when the villages of Israel were repeopled, the Benjaminites went to live in Hadid (Nehemiah 11:34).

🔼Etymology of the name Hadid

The name Hadid comes from the root-verb חדד (hadad), meaning to be sharp or keen:

🔼Hadid meaning

For a meaning of the name Hadid, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Sharp. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate our name but does list it under the root חדד (hadad).

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