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GenderMasculine
Scriptsעֲזַרְיָה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.az-ə-RIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

Means "YAHWEH has helped" in Hebrew, derived from עָזַר ('azar) meaning "help" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of many Old Testament characters including of one of the three men the Babylonian king ordered cast into a fiery furnace. His Babylonian name was Abednego.
VariantAzaria
Other Languages & CulturesAzarias Biblical Greek 'Azaryah Biblical Hebrew Azarias Biblical Latin

Categories

biblical, heroes
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute