🔼The name Zabdiel in the Bible
There are two men named Zabdiel in the Bible:
🔼Etymology of the name Zabdiel
The first part of the name Zabdiel comes from the verb זבד (zabad), meaning to give or bestow:
The letter yod that ties the two elements together may either be due to an active form (he gives) or a possessive form (my gift).
For a meaning of the name Zabdiel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads God Has Given. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Gift Of God. BDB Theological Dictionary has My Gift Is God.