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Shealtiel meaning

שאלתיאל
שלתיאל

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🔼The name Shealtiel in the Bible

There's only one man named Shealtiel in the Bible. He is the son of king Jeconiah and father of Zerubbabel, the leader of the great return from exile, and an ancestor of Jesus the Nazarene (1 Chronicles 3:17, Ezra 3:2, Haggai 1:1, 2:23, Matthew 1:12, Luke 3:27; spelled Σαλαθιηλ, Salathiel). In Haggai 1:12, 1:14 and 2:2 this name is spelled שלתיאל (Shaltiel).

🔼Etymology of the name Shealtiel

The name Shealtiel consists of two elements, the final one being אל (El), the prominent Canaanite deity, whose name became applied to the God of Israel, or the common abbreviation of Elohim, the genus God:

The first part of our name is a first person singular from the verb שאל (sha'al), meaning to ask for:

🔼Shealtiel meaning

For a meaning of the name Shealtiel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads I Have Asked God. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has I Asked For From God. And BDB Theological Dictionary proposes I Have Asked (Him) Of God.