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Jekuthiel meaning

יקותיאל
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🔼The name Jekuthiel in the Bible

Jekuthiel is one of three sons of the mysterious Jehudijah and her husband Ezrah (1 Chronicles 4:18), and his son is named Zanoah.

🔼Etymology of the name Jekuthiel

The name Jekuthiel consists of two parts, the final bit being אל (El), the common abbreviation of Elohim.

The origin of the first part of the name Jekuthiel is somewhat obscure. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names) derives it from a possible noun from the verb יקה (yakeh):

🔼Jekuthiel meaning

The post-fixed yod might indicate possession. Hence Jones reads The Fear Of God.

BDB Theological Dictionary reluctantly agrees with Jones' deduction, and reads a slightly more accurate Preservation Of God. NOBSE Study Bible Name List proposes God Will Support.

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