JOAB
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יוֹאָב (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JO-ab (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "YAHWEH is father" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the commander of King David's army, but when Solomon comes to power he is executed.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ioab (Biblical Greek), Yoav (Biblical Hebrew), Ioab (Biblical Latin), Yoav (Hebrew)
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