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Zibiah meaning

צביה

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🔼The name Zibiah in the Bible

There's only one Zibiah in the Bible, but the name צביא (Zibia) is probably the same name, just spelled slightly different.

Zibiah of Beersheba is the mother of king Jehoash or Joash of Judah (2 Kings 12:1, 2 Chronicles 24:1), and that's all we know about her.

🔼Etymology of the name Zibiah

The name Zibiah comes from the root group צבה (saba I, II & III):

Our name Zibiah is identical to the noun צביה (sebiya), but to a Hebrew audience the meaning of at least root II must have surely been associated with it.

🔼Zibiah meaning

The name Zibiah means Gazelle, or Beautiful Lady.

Other names that may mean deer or gazelle are Dorcas, Tabitha and Epher.

Also note that this name terminates with the familiar יה (yah), which would normally be the abbreviated form of יהוה (YHWH), the name of the Lord.