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Jada meaning

ידע

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🔼The name Jada in the Bible

There's only one man named Jada mentioned in the Bible. He is a son of Onam, son of Jerahmeel (son of Hezron, son of Perez, son of Judah, son of Jacob and Leah) and Atarah. Jada's, brother is named Shammai and his sons are Jether and Jonathan (1 Chronicles 2:28).

🔼Etymology of the name Jada

The name Jada comes from the root-verb ידע (yada'), meaning to know:

🔼Jada meaning

For a meaning of the name Jada, NOBSE Study Bible Name List has Knowing, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads He Knows.

BDB Theological Dictionary explains that the name Jada was also not a personal name but a Sabean epithet for the king, meaning The Knowing, Shrewd One.