Theophoric names for women?

Todd Young tbbyoung at flash.net
Sat Dec 18 15:53:17 EST 1999


The name of Moses' mother Jacabed is the first one that comes to mind.
The following others come from Herbert Lockyear's All the Women of the
Bible:
    Jedida(h): 2 Kings 22:1-2
    Jehoaddan: 2 Kings 14:2; 2 Chronicles 25:1
    Jehosheba/Jehoshabeath: 2 Kings 11:2; 2 Chronicles 22:11
    Joanna: Luke 8:1-3; 23:55; 24:10

There are also sveral women who have "el" in their name for elohim: such
as David's wife Michael.

Todd Young
Fort Worth, TX


Ian Hutchesson wrote:

> Hello all.
>
> Does anyone know of theophoric names for Jewish women in OT/HB
> literature?
>
> Ian
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