🔼The name Zebina: Summary
- From the verb זבן (zeban), to buy.
🔼The name Zebina in the Bible
The name Zebina occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of one of the sons of possibly a man but probably a town named Nebo, who had married and pledged to divorce their foreign wives during the Purge of Ezra (Ezra 10:43).
🔼Etymology of the name Zebina
The name Zebina appears to derive from the Aramaic verb זבן (zeban), meaning to buy or gain:
The Aramaic verb זבן (zeban) means to buy or gain. It's used only once in the Bible.
For a meaning of the name Zebina, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Purchased and both Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names and BDB Theological Dictionary have Bought.