🔼The name Jakeh: Summary
- From the verb יקה (yaka), to be pious or obedient.
🔼The name Jakeh in the Bible
Jakeh is the father of Agur, the author of Proverbs 30.
🔼Etymology of the name Jakeh
The name Jakeh comes from the verb יקה (yaqa):
It's not clear what the unused verb יקה (yaqa) may have meant but cognates suggest to be pious and careful of one's religious duties. The noun יקהה (yiqha) means obedience.
For a meaning of the name Jakeh, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Pious. Jones additionally reports that the name Timothy is of similar meaning.