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Meaning of Names
in the Bible
from Taanach to Tyrus


A  -  B  -  C  -  D  -  E  -  F  -  G
H  -  I  -  J  -  K  -  L  -  M  -  N  -  O
P  -  Q  -  R  -  S  -  T  -  U  -  V  -  Z
Taanach
who humbles thee; who answers thee

Taanach-shilo
breaking down a fig tree

Tabbath
good; goodness

Tabeal or Tabeel
good God

Taberah
burning

Tabitha
clear-sighted; a roe-deer

Tabor
choice; purity; bruising

Tabrimon
good pomegranate; the navel; the middle

Tadmor
the palm tree; bitterness

Tahan
beseeching; merciful

Tahapenes
secret temptation

Tahath
fear; going down

Tahpenes
standard; flight; temptation

Tahrea
anger; wicked contention

Talitha-cumi
young woman, arise

Talmai
my furrow; that suspends the waters; heap of waters

Tamah
blotting or wiping out; smiting

Tamar
palm; palm tree

Tammuz
abstruse; concealed; consumed

Tanach
who humbles thee; who answers thee
(same as Taanach)

Tanhumeth
consolation; repentance

Taphath
distillation; drop

Tappuah
apple; swelling

Tarah
a hair; a wretch; one banished

Taralah
searching out slander, or strength

Tarea
howling; doing evil

Tarpelites
ravishers; succession of miracles

Tarshish
contemplation; examination

Tarsus
winged; feathered

Tartak
chained; bound; shut up

Tartan
a general (official title)

Tatnai
that gives; the overseer of the gifts and tributes

Tebah
murder; butchery; guarding of the body; a cook

Tebaliah
baptism, or goodness, of the Lord

Tebeth
good, goodness
(the tenth month of the Hebrews)

Tehinnah
entreaty; a favor

Tekel
weight

Tekoa
trumpet; that is confirmed

Tel-melah
heap of salt

Telabib
a heap of new grain

Telah
moistening; greenness

Telassar
taking away; heaping up

Telem
their dew; their shadow

Telharsa
suspension of the plow

Tema
admiration; perfection; consummation

Teman or Temani
the south; Africa; perfect

Terah
to breathe; scent; blow

Teraphim
images; idols

Tertius
third

Tertullus
third

Tetrarch
governor of a fourth part

Thaddeus
that praises or confesses

Thahash
that makes haste; that keeps silence

Thamah
that blots out; that suppresses

Tharah
to breathe; scent; blow (same as Terah)

Thebez
muddy; eggs; fine linen or silk

Thelasar
taking away; heaping up (same as Telassar)

Theophilus
friend of God

Thessalonica
victory against the Thessalians

Theudas
flowing with water

Thomas
a twin

Thummim
perfection; truth

Thyatira
a perfume; sacrifice of labor

Tibbath
killing; a cook

Tiberias
good vision; the navel

Tiberius
the son of Tiber

Tibni
straw; hay

Tidal
that breaks the yoke; knowledge of elevation

Tiglath-pileser
that binds or takes away captivity

Tikvah
hope; a little line; congregation

Tilon
murmuring

Timeus
perfect; admirable; honorable

Timnah
forbidding

Timnath
image; figure; enumeration

Timnath-heres or Timnath-serah
image of the sun; numbering of the rest

Timon
honorable; worthy

Timotheus (Timothy)
honor of God; valued of God

Tiphsah
passage; leap; step; the passover

Tirhakah
inquirer; examiner; dull observer

Tiria
searching out

Tirshatha
a governor

Tirzah
benevolent; complaisant; pleasing

Tishbite
that makes captive

Titus
pleasing

Toah
weapon; dart

Tob
good; goodness

Tob-adonijah
my good God; the goodness
of the foundation of the Lord

Tobiah or Tobijah
the Lord is good

Tochen
middle

Togarmah
which is all bone

Tohu
that lives; that declares

Toi
who wanders

Tola
worm; grub; scarlet

Tolad
a generation

Tophel
ruin; folly; without understanding

Tophet
a drum; betraying

Trachonitis
stony

Troas
penetrated

Trophimus
well educated; well brought up

Tryphena
delicious; delicate

Tryphon
masculine of Tryphena

Tryphosa
thrice shining

Tubal
the earth; the world; confusion

Tubal-cain
worldly possession; possessed of confusion

Tychicus
casual; by chance

Tyrannus
a prince; one that reigns

Tyre or Tyrus
strength; rock; sharp


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