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What’s the meaning of the Biblical Names?

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Hebrew Morph Roots of Biblical Names* This course is the second in a series in E-Vreet that helps you learn how to read. In this course, you take the step from recognizing Hebrew letters to seeing how they form words through the concept of the Hebrew Morph. Read More and Sign up for the Course […]

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How does the Bible explain the name “Israel”?

In the Hebrew bible, Jacob receives the name Israel (יִשְֹרָאֵל) after he has wrestled with the angel. In Genesis 32:29 we read: וַיֹּ֗אמֶר לֹ֤א יַעֲקֹב֙ יֵאָמֵ֥ר עֹוד֙ שִׁמְךָ֔ כִּ֖י אִם־יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כִּֽי־שָׂרִ֧יתָ עִם־אֱלֹ-הִ֛ים וְעִם־אֲנָשִׁ֖ים וַתּוּכָֽל׃ “And he said, “No longer will it be said that your name is Jacob, but Israel, because you have striven with G’d […]

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Palm Tree in the Bible תמר

In biblical Hebrew תָמָר means “palm tree” or “date palm”. The date is one of the seven species with which the land of Israel is blessed (Deut. 8:8): Wheat, Barley, Grape, Fig, Pomegranate, Olive (oil), and (Date) honey. כִּי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ, מְבִיאֲךָ אֶל-אֶרֶץ טוֹבָה: אֶרֶץ, נַחֲלֵי מָיִם–עֲיָנֹת וּתְהֹמֹת, יֹצְאִים בַּבִּקְעָה וּבָהָר. אֶרֶץ חִטָּה וּשְׂעֹרָה, וְגֶפֶן […]

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Chagall Windows

The Chagall Windows at the synagogue of the Hebrew University’s Hadassa Medical Center are probably one of the attractions you don’t want to miss when visiting Jerusalem.  The twelve stained glass windows represent the twelve tribes of Israel. His artwork was inspired by Genesis 49 (Jacob’s Blessing) and by the Midrash. Reuben  ראובן – Simeon  שמעון – Levi  לוי – Judah […]

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Hebrew Name Necklace

Your Name in Hebrew Carved in Genuine Sterling Silver What a great idea, a true Classic. Everyone loves their name – especially in Sterling Silver. Each Name Necklace is made to order and is carved from solid Silver. Just a pleasure to wear, goes with everything, some never take it off. Solid, smooth, made to […]

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Isaac יצחק

Have you ever noticed that the Bible gives an interpretation and explanation of the text within the text? You probably already know that all biblical names carry a meaning that is more or less significant for the plot. This meaning is usually not conveyed in the English translation. The name ISAAC (יִצְחָק, pronounced “yitshak”), for […]

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Jewish Baby Name Finder

Search for a Jewish baby name. You can also find here: Top Jewish names in America Top Israeli Baby Names Funny Biblical Names Jewish Celebrity Names Bad Hebrew Names Jewish Movie Names

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All Hebrew Names

The site lists the name in Hebrew, English, its numerical value, sex, and origin.  

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Behind the Name

Lists a total of 415 names that are used by Hebrew speaking Jews.  

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