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Jidlaph meaning

ידלף
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🔼The name Jidlaph in the Bible

Jidlaph is a son of Nahor with Milcah (Genesis 22:22). He is the brother of Bethuel and thus the uncle of Laban and Rebekah.

🔼Etymology of the name Jidlaph

The name Jidlaph comes from the verb דלף (dalap) meaning to drop or drip:

🔼Jidlaph meaning

The name Jidlaph means He Drips, but NOBSE Study Bible Name List chooses for the more descriptive He Weeps. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads He Will Weep. Note that this verb is never used in the sense of weeping, but most often in the sense of irritating dripping.

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