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Meaning of Names
in the Bible
from Jaakan to Juttah


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Jaakan
tribulation; labor

Jaakobah
supplanter; deceiver; the heel

Jaala
ascending; a little doe or goat

Jaalam
hidden; young man; heir

Jaanai
answering; afflicting; making poor

Jaasau
doing; my doing

Jaasiel
God's work

Jaazah or Jaazar
helper

Jaazaniah
whom the Lord will hear

Jaaziah or Jaaziel
the strength of the Lord

Jabal
which glides away

Jabbok
evacuation; dissipation; wrestling

Jabesh
dryness; confusion; shame

Jabez
sorrow; trouble

Jabin or Jabneh
he that understands; building

Jabneel
building of God

Jachan
wearing out; oppressing

Jachin
he that strengthens and makes steadfast

Jacob
that supplants, undermines; the heel

Jada
knowing

Jadau
his hand; his confession

Jaddua
known
Jael
he that ascends; a kid

Jagur
husbandman; stranger

Jah
the everlasting

Jahaleel
praising God; light of God

Jahath
broken in pieces; descending

Jahaz or Jahazah
quarrel; dispute

Jahaziah
the vision of the Lord

Jahaziel
seeing God

Jahdiel
the unity, or sharpness, or revenge, of God

Jahdo
I alone; his joy; his sharpness of wit; his newness

Jahleel
waiting for, or beseeching, or hope in, God

Jahmai
warm; making warm

Jahzeel
God hasteth, or divideth

Jair or Jairus
my light; who diffuses light

Jakan
he that troubleth. (same as Achan)

Jakim
rising; confirming; establishing

Jalon
tarrying; murmuring

Jambres
poverty; bitter; a rebel

James
that supplants, undermines; the heel
(same as Jacob)

Jamin
right hand; south wind

Jamlech
reigning; asking counsel

Janna or Jannes
who speaks or answers; afflicted; poor

Janoah or Janohah
resting; tarrying; deriving

Janum
sleeping

Japhet
enlarged; fair; persuading

Japhia
enlightening; appearing

Japhlet or Japhleti
delivered; banished

Japho
fairness; comeliness

Jarah
a wood; honeycomb; watching closely

Jareb
a revenger

Jared
a ruling; commanding; coming down

Jaresiah
the bed of the Lord; the Lord hath taken away;
poverty

Jarib
fighting; chiding; multiplying; avenging

Jarmuth
fearing, or seeing, or throwing down, death

Jarvah
breathing, or making, a sweet smell

Jashem or Jashen
ancient; sleeping

Jasher
righteous; upright

Jashobeam
the people sitting; or captivity of the people

Jashub
a returning; a controversy; a dwelling place

Jasiel
the strength of God

Jason
he that cures

Jathniel
gift of God

Jattir
a remnant; excellent

Javan
deceiver; one who makes sad

Jazeel
strength of God

Jazer
assistance; helper

Jaziz
brightness; departing

Jearim
a leap; woods

Jeaterai
searching out

Jeberechiah
speaking well of, or kneeling to, the Lord

Jebus
treading under foot; manger

Jebusi
trodden under foot; mangers

Jecamiah
resurrection, or confirmation, or revenge, of the Lord

Jecoliah
perfection, or power, of the Lord

Jeconiah
preparation, or stability, of the Lord

Jedaiah
the hand of the Lord; confessing the Lord

Jedeiah
one Lord; the joy of the Lord

Jediael
the science, or knowledge, of God

Jedidah
well beloved; amiable

Jedidiah
beloved of the Lord

Jediel
the knowledge, or renewing, of God

Jeduthun
his law; giving praise

Jeezer
island of help

Jegar-sahadutha
heap of witness

Jehaleleel or Jehalelel
praising God; clearness of God

Jehaziel
seeing God. (same as Jahaziel)

Jehdeiah
joy together, one Lord

Jeheiel
God liveth

Jehezekel
strength of God

Jehiah
the Lord liveth

Jehiskiah
the strength, or taking, of the Lord

Jehoadah
passing over; testimony of the Lord

Jehoaddan
pleasure, or time, of the Lord

Jehoahaz
possession of the Lord

Jehoash
fire of the Lord

Jehohanan
grace, or mercy, or gift, of the Lord

Jehoiachin
preparation, or strength, of the Lord

Jehoiada
knowledge of the Lord

Jehoiakim
avenging, or establishing, or resurrection,
of the Lord

Jehoiarib
fighting, or multiplying, of the Lord

Jehonadab or Jonadab
free giver; liberality

Jehonathan
gift of the Lord; gift of a dove

Jehoram
exaltation of the Lord

Jehoshaphat
the Lord is judge

Jehosheba
fullness, or oath, of the Lord

Jehoshua
same as Joshua

Jehovah
self-subsisting

Jehovah-jireh
the Lord will provide

Jehovah-nissi
the Lord my banner

Jehovah-shalom
the Lord send peace

Jehovah-shammah
the Lord is there

Jehovah-tsidkenu
the Lord our righteousness

Jehozabad
the Lord's dowry; having a dowry

Jehozadak
justice of the Lord

Jehu
himself who exists

Jehubbah
hiding, binding

Jehucal
mighty; perfect; wasted

Jehud or Jehudi
praising; conferring

Jehudijah
the praise of the Lord

Jehush
keeping counsel; fastened

Jekabzeel
the congregation of God

Jekamean
the people shall arise

Jekamiah
establishing, or revenging, of the Lord

Jekuthiel
hope, or congregation, of the Lord

Jemima
handsome as the day

Jemuel
God's day; son of God

Jephunneh
he that beholds

Jerah
the moon; month; smelling sweet

Jerahmeel
the mercy, or the beloved, of God

Jerebai
fighting; chiding; multiplying

Jered
ruling; coming down

Jeremai
my height; throwing forth waters
Jeremiah
exaltation of the Lord

Jeremoth
eminences; one that fears death

Jeriah
fear, or throwing down, of the Lord

Jericho
his moon; his month; his sweet smell

Jeriel
fear, or vision of God

Jerijah
same as Jeriah

Jerimoth
he that fears or rejects death

Jerioth
kettles; breaking asunder

Jeroboam
he that opposes the people

Jeroham
high; merciful; beloved

Jerubbaal
he that defends Baal, let Baal defend his cause

Jerubbesheth
let the idol of confusion defend itself

Jeruel
fear, or vision of God

Jerusalem
vision of peace

Jerusha
banished; possession; inheritance

Jesaiah
health, or salvation, of the Lord

Jeshebeab
sitting, or captivity, of the father

Jesher
right; singing

Jeshimon
solitude; desolation

Jeshishai
ancient; rejoicing exceedingly

Jeshohaia
the Lord pressing; the meditation of God

Jeshua
a savior; a deliverer (same as Joshua)

Jesiah
sprinkling of the Lord

Jesimiel
naming, or astonishment, of God

Jesse
gift; oblation; one who is

Jesui
even-tempered; flat country

Jesus
savior; deliverer

Jether
he that excels

Jetheth
giving

Jethlah
hanging up; heaping up

Jethro
his excellence; his posterity

Jetur
order; succession; mountainous

Jeuel
God hath taken away; God heaping up

Jeush or Jeuz
he that is devoured

Jew
the praise of the Lord; confession
(same as Judah)

Jezaniah
nourishment, or weapons, of the Lord

Jezebel
chaste

Jezer
island of help

Jeziah or Jeziel
sprinkling of the Lord

Jezneel
seed of God

Jezoar
clear; white

Jezrahiah
the Lord arises; brightness of the Lord

Jibsam
their drought, their confusion

Jidlaph
he that distills water

Jimnah
right hand; numbering; preparing

Jiphtah
opening

Jiphthael
God opening

Joab
paternity; voluntary

Joah
fraternity; brother of the Lord

Joahaz
apprehending; possessing; seeing

Joakim
rising or establishing of the Lord

Joanna
grace or gift of the Lord

Joash
who despairs or burns

Joatham
the perfection of the Lord (same as Jotham)

Job
he that weeps or cries

Jobab
sorrowful, hated

Jochebed
glorious; honorable

Joed
witnessing; robbing; passing over

Joel
he that wills or commands

Joelah
lifting up; profiting; taking away slander

Joezer
he that aids

Jogbehah
an exalting; high

Jogli
passing over; turning back; rejoicing

Joha
who enlivens or gives life

Johanan
who is liberal or merciful

John
the grace or mercy of the Lord

Joiarib
chiding, or multiplying, of the Lord

Jokdeam
crookedness, or burning, of the people

Jokim
that made the sun stand still

Jokmeam
confirmation, or revenge, of the people

Jokneam
possessing, or building up, of the people

Jokshan
an offense; hardness; a knocking

Joktan
small dispute; contention; disgust

Jonadab
who gives liberally

Jonah or Jonas
a dove; he that oppresses; destroyer

Jonan
a dove; multiplying of the people

Jonathan
given of God

Joppa
beauty; comeliness

Jorah or Jorai
showing; casting forth; a cauldron

Joram
to cast; elevated

Jordan
the river of judgment

Jorim
he that exalts the Lord

Josabad
having a dowry

Josaphat
the Lord is judge (same as Jehoshaphat)

Jose
raised; who pardons

Joseph
increase; addition

Joses
raised; who pardons. (same as Jose)

Joshah
being; forgetting; owing

Joshaviah
the seat, alteration, or captivity of the Lord

Joshbekesha
it is requiring or beseeching

Joshua
a savior; a deliverer

Josiah
the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord

Josibiah
the seat, or captivity of the Lord

Josiphiah
increase of the Lord; the Lord's finishing

Jotham
the perfection of the Lord

Jothath or Jothatha
his goodness

Jozabad
having a dowry. (same as Josabad)

Jozachar
remembering; of the male sex

Jubal
he that runs; a trumpet

Jucal
mighty; perfect

Judaea or Judea
the praise of the Lord; confession
(same as Judah)

Judah
the praise of the Lord; confession

Judas or Jude
the praise of the Lord; confession
(same as Judah)

Judith
the praise of the Lord; confession
(same as Judah)

Julia
downy; soft and tender hair

Julius
downy; soft and tender hair
(same as Julia)

Junia
youth

Jupiter
the father that helpeth

Jushabhesed
dwelling-place; change of mercy

Justus
just or upright

Juttah
turning away


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