Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
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Ebal, ancient heaps
Ebed, a servant; laborer
Ebed-melech, the king's servant
Eben-ezer, the stone of help
Eber, one that passes; anger
Ebiasaph, a father that gathers or adds
Ebronah, passage over; being angry
Ecclesiastes, a preacher
Ed, witness
Eden, pleasure; delight
Eder, a flock
Edom, red, earthy; of blood
Edrei, a very great mass, or cloud
Eglah, heifer; chariot; round
Eglaim, drops of the sea
Eglon, same as Eglah
Egypt, that troubles or oppresses; anguish
Ehud, he that praises
Eker, barren, feeble
Ekron, barrenness; torn away
Eladah, the eternity of God
Elah, an oak; a curse; perjury
Elam, a young man; a virgin; a secret
Elasah, the doings of God
Elath, a hind; strength; an oak
El-beth-el, the God of Bethel
Eldaah, knowledge of God
Eldad, favored of God; love of God
Elead, witness of God
Elealeh, burnt-offering of God
Eleazar, help of God, court of God
El-elohe-Israel, God, the God of Israel
Eleph, learning
Elhanan, grace, or gift, or mercy of God
Eli, the offering or lifting up
Eli, Eli, my God, my God
Eliab, God is my father; God is the father
Eliada, knowledge of God
Eliah, God the Lord
Eliahba, my God the Father
Eliakim, resurrection of God
Eliam, the people of God
Elias, same as Elijah
Eliasaph, the Lord increaseth
Eliashib, the God of conversion
Eliathah, thou art my God
Elidad, beloved of God
Eliel, God, my God
Elienai, the God of my eyes
Eliezer, help, or court, of my God
Elihoreph, god of winter, or of youth
Elihu, he is my God himself
Elijah, God the Lord, the strong Lord
Elika, pelican of God
Elim, the rams; the strong; stags
Elimelech, my God is king
Elioenai, toward him are mine eyes; or to him are my fountains
Eliphal, a miracle of God
Eliphalet, the God of deliverance
Eliphaz, the endeavor of God
Elisabeth, Elizabeth, the oath, or fullness, of God
Elisha, salvation of God
Elishah, it is God; the lamb of God: God that gives help
Elishama, God hearing
Elishaphat, my God judgeth
Elisheba, same as Elisabeth
Elishua, God is my salvation
Eliud, God is my praise
Elizur, God is my strength; my rock; rock of God
Elkanah, God the zealous; the zeal of God
Elkeshai, hardiness or rigor of God
Ellasar, revolting from God
Elkoshite, a man of Elkeshai
Elmodam, the God of measure, or of the garment
Elnaam, God's fairness
Elnathan, God hath given; the gift of God
Elohi, Elohim, God
Elon, oak; grove; strong
Elon-beth-hanan, the house of grace or mercy
Elpaal, God's work
Elpalet, same as Eliphalet
Eltekeh, of grace or mercy
Elteketh, the case of God
Eltolad, the generation of God
Elul, cry or outcry
Eluzai, God is my strength
Elymas, a magician, a corrupter
Elzabad, the dowry of God
Elzaphan, God of the northeast wind
Emims, fears; terrors; formidable; people
Emmanuel, God with us
Emmaus, people despised or obscure
Emmor, an ass
Enam, fountain, open place
Enan, cloud
En-dor, fountain, eye of generation, or of habitation
Eneas, laudable
En-eglaim, eye, or fountain, of calves
En-gannim, eye, or fountain, of protection or of gardens
En-gedi, eye, or fountain, of the goat, or of happiness
En-haddah, quick sight; well of gladness
En-hakkore, fountain of him that called or prayed
En-hazor, the grass of the well
En-mishpat, fountain of judgment
Enoch, dedicated; disciplined
Enon, cloud; mass of darkness; fountain; eye
Enos, mortal man; sick; despaired of; forgetful
En-rimmon, well of weight
En-rogel, the fuller's fountain; the well of searching
En-shemesh, fountain, or eye, of the sun
En-tappuah, fountain of an apple, or of inflation
Epaphras, covered with foam
Epaphroditus, agreeable; handsome
Epenetus, laudable; worthy of praise
Ephah, weary; tired
Epher, dust; lead
Ephes-dammim, effusion of blood
Ephesus, desirable
Eph-lal, judging; praying
Ephphatha, be opened
Ephraim, fruitful; increasing
Ephratah, Ephrath, abundance; bearing fruit
Ephron, dust
Epicurean, follower of Epicurus, i.e., of one who gives assistance
Er, watchman
Eran, follower
Erastus, lovely, amiable
Erech, length; health; physic
Eri, my city
Esaias, same as Isaiah
Esar-haddon, that closes the point; joy; cheerfulness
Esau, he that acts or finishes
Esek, contention
Esh-baal, the fire of the idol, or of the ruler
Esh-ban, fire of the sun
Eshcol, bunch of grapes
Eshean, held up
Eshek, violence, force
Eshkalon, same as Askelon
Eshtaol, a strong woman
Eshtemoa, the bosom of a woman
Esli, near me; he who separates
Esmachiah, joined to the Lord
Esrom, dart of joy; division of a song
Esther, secret; hidden
Etam, their bird, their covering
Etham, their strength; their sign
Ethan, strong; the gift of the island
Ethanim, strong; valiant
Ethbaal, toward the idol, or with Baal
Ether, talk
Ethiopia, blackness; heat
Ethnan, gift
Ethni, strong
Eubulus, prudent; good counselor
Eunice, good victory
Euodias, sweet scent
Euphrates, that makes fruitful
Eutychus, happy; fortunate
Eve, living; enlivening
Evi, unjust
Evil-merodach, the fool of Merodach; the fool grinds bitterly
Exodus, going out, departure
Ezbon, hastening to understand
Ezekiel, the strength of God
Ezel, going abroad; walk
Ezem, a bone
Ezer, a help
Ezion-geber, the wood of the man
Ezra, help; court
Ezri, my help


Felix, happy, prosperous
Festus, festive, joyful
Fortunatus, lucky, fortunate


Gaal, contempt; abomination
Gaash, tempest; commotion
Gabbai, the back
Gabbatha, high; elevated
Gabriel, God is my strength
Gad, a band; a troop
Gadarenes, men of Gadara, i.e., a place surrounded or walled
Gaddi, my troop; a kid
Gaddiel, goat of God; the Lord my happiness
Gaius, lord; an earthly man
Galal, a roll, a wheel
Galatia, white; the color of milk
Galeed, the heap of witness
Galilee, wheel; revolution
Gallim, who heap up; who cover
Gallio, who sucks, or lives on milk
Gamaliel, recompense of God; camel of God
Gammadims, dwarfs
Gamul, a recompense
Gareb, a scab
Garmites, men of Garmi, ie., bones, or, my cause
Gatam, their lowing; their touch
Gath, a wine-press
Gath-rimmon, the high wine-press
Gaza, strong; a goat
Gazabar, a treasurer
Gazer, a dividing; a sentence
Gazez, a passing over
Gazzam, the fleece of them
Geba, a hill; cup
Gebal, bound; limit
Geber, manly, strong
Gebim, grasshoppers; height
Gedaliah, God is my greatness
Geder, Gederah, Gederoth, a wall
Gederothaim, hedges
Gehazi, valley of sight
Geliloth, rolling, wheel, heap
Gemalli, wares; a camel
Gemariah, accomplishment or perfection of the Lord
Gennesaret, garden of the prince
Genesis, beginning
Genubath, theft; robbery
Gera, pilgrimage, combat; dispute
Gerar, same as Gera
Gergesenes, those who come from pilgrimage or fight
Gerizim, cutters, hatchets
Gershom, a stranger here
Gershon, his banishment; the change of pilgrimage
Geshur, Geshuri, sight of the valley; a walled valley
Gether, the vale of trial or searching
Gethsemane, a very fat or plentiful vale
Geuel, God's redemption
Gezer, dividing, sentence
Giah, to guide; draw out; produce; a groan or sigh
Gibbar, strong, manly
Gibbethon, a back; a high house
Gibeah, a hill
Gibeon, hill; cup; thing lifted up
Giddel, great
Gideon, he that bruises or breaks; a destroyer
Gideoni, same as Gideon
Gihon, valley of grace
Gilalai, a wheel
Gilboa, revolution of inquiry
Gilead, the heap or mass of testimony
Gilgal, wheel; rolling; heap
Giloh, he that rejoices; he that overturns
Gimzo, that bulrush
Ginath, Ginnetho, a garden
Girgashite, who arrives from pilgrimage
Gispa, coming hither
Gittah-hepher, digging; a wine-press
Gittaim, a wine-press
Gittites, men of Gath, ie., of a wine-press
Goath, his touching; his roaring
Gob, cistern; grasshopper
Gog, roof; covering
Golan, passage; revolution
Golgotha, a heap of skulls; something skull-shaped
Goliath, passage; revolution; heap
Gomer, to finish; complete
Gomorrah, rebellious people
Goshen, approaching; drawing near
Gozan, fleece; pasture; who nourisheth the body
Gudgodah, happiness
Guni, a garden; a covering
Gur, the young of a beast; a whelp
Gur-baal, the governor's whelp


Haahashtari, a runner
Habaiah, the hiding of the Lord
Habakkuk, he that embraces; a wrestler
Habazinaiah, a hiding of the shield of the Lord
Habor, a partaker; a companion
Hachaliah, who waits for the Lord
Hachilah, my hope is in her
Hachmoni, a wise man
Hadad, joy; noise; clamor
Hadadezer, beauty of assistance
Hadadrimmon, invocation to the god Rimmon
Hadar, power; greatness
Hadarezer, same as Hadadezer
Hadashah, news; a month
Hadassah, a myrtle; joy
Hadid, rejoicing; sharp
Hadlai, loitering; hindering
Hadoram, their beauty; their power
Hadrach, point; joy of tenderness
Hagab, Hagabah, a grasshopper
Hagar, a stranger; one that fears
Haggai, feast; solemnity
Haggeri, Haggi, a stranger
Haggiah, the Lord's feast
Haggith, rejoicing
Hakkatan, little
Hakkoz, a thorn; summer; an end
Hakupha, a commandment of the mouth
Halah, a moist table
Halak, part
Halhul, grief; looking for grief
Hali, sickness; a beginning; a precious stone
Hallelujah, praise the Lord
Halloesh, saying nothing; an enchanter
Ham, hot; heat; brown
Haman, noise; tumult
Hamath, anger; heat; a wall
Hamath-zobah, the heat, or the wall, of an army
Hammedatha, he that troubles the law
Hammelech, a king; a counselor
Hammon, heat; the sun
Hamonah, his multitude; his uproar
Hamon-gog, the multitude of Gog
Hamor, an ass; clay; dirt
Hamoth, indignation
Hamul, godly; merciful
Hamutal, the shadow of his heat
Hanameel, the grace that comes from God; gift of God
Hanan, full of grace
Hananeel, grace, or gift, of God
Hanani, my grace; my mercy
Hananiah, grace; mercy; gift of the Lord
Hanes, banishment of grace
Haniel, the gift of God
Hannah, gracious; merciful; he that gives
Hannathon, the gift of grace
Hanniel, grace or mercy of God
Hanoch, dedicated
Hanun, gracious; merciful
Hapharaim, searching; digging
Hara, a hill; showing forth
Haradah, well of great fear
Haran, mountainous country
Harran, see Charran
Harbonah, his destruction; his sword
Hareph, winter; reproach
Harhas, anger; heat of confidence
Harhaiah, heat, or anger, of the Lord
Harhur, made warm
Harim, destroyed; dedicated to God
Harnepher, the anger of a bull; increasing heat
Harod, astonishment; fear
Harosheth, a forest; agriculture; workmanship; deafness; silence
Harsha, workmanship; a wood
Harum, high; throwing down
Harumaph, destruction
Haruphite, slender; sharp
Haruz, careful
Hasadiah, the mercy of the Lord
Hashabiah, the estimation of the Lord
Hashabnah, Hashabniah, the silence of the Lord
Hashem, named; a putting to
Hashub, esteemed; numbered
Hashubah, estimation; thought
Hashum, silence; their hasting
Hashupha, spent; made base
Hasrah, wanting
Hatach, he that strikes
Hathath, fear
Hatita, a bending of sin
Hattil, howling for sin
Hattipha, robbery
Hattush, forsaking sin
Hauran, a hole; liberty; whiteness
Havilah, that suffers pain; that brings forth
Havoth-jair, the villages that enlighten
Hazael, that sees God
Hazaiah, seeing the Lord
Hazar-addar, an imprisoned generation
Hazarenan, imprisoned cloud
Hazargaddah, imprisoned band
Hazar-hatticon, middle village; preparation
Hazarmaveth, dwelling of death
Hazar-shual, a wolf's house
Hazar-susah, or susim, the hay-paunch of a horse
Hazelelponi, sorrow of countenance
Hazeroth, villages; palaces
Hazezon-tamar, drawing near to bitterness
Hazo, seeing; prophesying
Hazor, court; hay
Heber, one that passes; anger
Hebrews, descendants of Heber
Hebron, society; friendship
Hegai, or Hege, meditation; word; groaning; separation
Helam, their army; their trouble
Helbah, Helbon, milk, fatness
Heldai, Heleb, Heled, the world; rustiness
Helek, part; portion
Helem, dreaming; healing
Heleph, changing; passing over
Helez, armed; set free
Heli, ascending; climbing up
Helkai, same as Helek
Helkath-hazzurim, the field of strong men, or of rocks
Helon, window; grief
Heman, their trouble; tumult; much; in great number
Hen, grace; quiet; rest
Hena, troubling
Henadad, grace of the beloved
Henoch, same as Enoch
Hepher, a digger
Hephzibah, my delight is in her
Heres, the son; an earthen pot
Heresh, a carpenter
Hermas, Hermes, Mercury; gain; refuge
Hermogenes, begotten of Mercury
Hermon, anathema; devoted to destruction
Herod, son of a hero
Herodion, the song of Juno
Heshbon, invention; industry
Heshmon, a hasty messenger
Heth, trembling; fear
Hethlon, a fearful dwelling
Hezekiah, strength of the Lord
Hezer, Hezir, a bog; converted
Hezrai, an entry or vestibule
Hezron, the dart of joy; the division of the song
Hiddai, a praise; a cry
Hiddekel sharp voice; sound
Hiel, God lives; the life of God
Hierapolis, holy city
Higgaion, meditation; consideration
Hilen, a window; grief
Hilkiah, God is my portion
Hillel, he that praises
Hinnom, there they are; their riches
Hirah, liberty; anger
Hiram, exaltation of life; a destroyer
Hittite, one who is broken; who fears
Hivites, wicked; wickedness
Hizkijah, the strength of the Lord
Hobab, favored; beloved
Hobah, love; friendship; secrecy
Hod, praise; confession
Hodaiah, the praise of the Lord
Hodaviah, Hodiah, Hodijah, same as Hodaiah
Hodesh, a table; news
Hoglah, his festival or dance
Hoham, woe to them
Holon, a window; grief
Homam, making an uproar
Hophin, he that covers; my fist
Hor, who conceives, or shows; a hill
Horam, their hill
Horeb, desert; solitude; destruction
Horem, an offering dedicated to God
Hor-hagidgad, the hill of felicity
Hori, a prince; freeborn
Horims, princes; being angry
Hormah, devoted or consecrated to God; utter destruction
Horonaim, angers; ragings
Horonites, men of anger, or of fury, or of liberty
Hosah, trusting
Hosanna, save I pray thee; keep; preserve
Hosea, Hoshea, savior; safety
Hoshaiah, the salvation of the Lord
Hoshama, heard; he obeys
Hotham, a seal
Hothir, excelling; remaining
Hukkok, engraver; scribe; lawyer
Hul, pain; infirmity
Huldah, the world
Hupham, their chamber; their bank
Huppim, a chamber covered; the sea-shore
Hur, liberty; whiteness; hole
Huram, their liberty; their whiteness; their hole
Huri, being angry; or same as Huram
Hushah, hasting; holding peace
Hushai, their haste; their sensuality; their silence
Hushathite, Hushim, man of haste, or of silence
Huz, counsel; woods; fastened
Huzoth, streets; populous
Huzzab, molten
Hymeneus, nuptial; the god of marriage


Ibhar, election; he that is chosen
Ibleam, ancient people; people decreasing
Ibneiah, Ibniah, the building of the Lord; the understanding of the Lord; son by adoption
Ibri, passing over; being angry; being with young
Ibzan, father of a target; father of coldness
Ichabod, where is the glory? or, no glory
Iconium, coming
Idalah, the hand of slander, or of cursing
Idbash, flowing with honey; the land of destruction
Iddo, his band; power; praise
Idumea, red; earthy; bloody
Igal, redeemed; defiled
Igeal, a redeemer; redeemed; defiled
Igdaliah, the greatness of the Lord
Iim, heaps of Hebrews, or of angry men
Ije-abarim, heaps of Hebrews, or of passers over
Ijon, look; eye; fountain
Ikkesh, forward; wicked
Illyricum, joy; rejoicing
Imlah, plentitude; circumcision
Immanuel, God with us
Immer, saying; speaking; a lamb
Imnah, same as Jimnah
Imrah, a rebel; waxing bitter; changing
Imri, speaking; exalting; bitter; a lamb
India, praise; law
Iphedeiah, redemption of the Lord
Ir, watchman; city; vision
Ira, watchman; making bare; pouring out
Irad, wild ass; heap of empire; dragon
Iram, the effusion of them; a high heap
Iri, fire; light
Irijah, the fear of the Lord
Irpeel, the health, medicine, or exulting of God
Irshemesh, a city of bondage
Isaac, laughter
Isaiah, the salvation of the Lord
Iscah, he that anoints
Iscariot, a man of murder; a hireling
Ishbak, who is empty or exhausted
Ishbi-benob, respiration; conversion; taking captive
Ishbosheth, a man of shame
Ishi, salvation
Ishiah, it is the Lord
Ishma, named; marveling; desolation
Ishmael, God that hears
Ishmaiah, hearing or obeying the Lord
Ishmerai, keeper, or keeping
Ishod, a comely man
Ish-pan, hid; broken in two
Ish-tob, good man
Ishua, plainness; equal
Ishmachiah, cleaving to the Lord
Ispah, a jasper stone
Israel, who prevails with God
Issachar, reward; recompense
Isui, same as Ishuah
Ithai, strong; my sign; a plowshare
Italy, abounding with calves or heifers
Ithamar, island of the palm-tree
Ithiel, sign, or coming of God
Ithmah, an orphan
Ithran, remaining; searching out diligently
Ithream, excellence of the people
Ittah-kazin, hour, or time, of a prince
Iturea, guarded; mountainous
Ivah, iniquity
Izehar, Izhar, clearness; oil
Izrahiah, the Lord ariseth; the clearness of the Lord
Izri, fasting; tribulation


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