Given Name JEHU

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יְהוּא (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JEE-hyoo (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "YAHWEH is he" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Israel. He ruled in the 9th century BC, coming to power by overthrowing Jehoram. This was also the name of a prophet during the reign of the king Baasha.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Iou (Biblical Greek), Yehu' (Biblical Hebrew), Hieu (Biblical Latin)
Entry updated December 8, 2017