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Jahdiel meaning

יחדיאל
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🔼The name Jahdiel in the Bible

The name Jahdiel occurs only once in the Bible. He was a family head of the half-tribe of Manasseh at the time of Israel's deportation to Assyria (1 Chronicles 5:24).

🔼Etymology of the name Jahdiel

The name Jahdiel consists of two elements, the final one being אל (El), the common abbreviation of Elohim, which is the Hebrew word for God:

The first part of our name is a future form of either of the two root-verbs חדה (hada), but note that the Hebrew future forms correlates with the present tense in English:

🔼Jahdiel meaning

For a meaning of the name Jahdiel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads God Makes Glad, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes the more literal He Will Be made Glad Of The Lord, and BDB Theological Dictionary has God Giveth Joy.

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