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GenderFeminine
Scriptsבִּתְיָה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.b!-THIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

Means "daughter of YAHWEH" in Hebrew, from the roots בַּת (bat) meaning "daughter" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of a daughter of Pharaoh. She is traditionally equated with the pharaoh's daughter who drew Moses from the Nile.
Other Languages & CulturesBityah Biblical Hebrew Bashe, Basia, Basya, Batya, Batyah Hebrew

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biblical, biblical women, princesses
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute