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Scriptsנְתַנְאֵל Ancient Hebrew Ναθαναηλ Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.nə-THAN-yəl English

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name נְתַנְאֵל (Netan'el) meaning "God has given", from the elements נָתַן (natan) meaning "to give" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". It is borne by several minor characters in the Old Testament, typically spelled Nethanel or Nethaneel. In the New Testament this is the name of an apostle, probably another name of the apostle called Bartholomew.
VariantNathaniel Biblical
Other Languages & CulturesNethanel Biblical Hebrew Nathanahel Biblical Latin Natanail Bulgarian Nathaniel, Nat, Nate English Nathanaël French Natanaele Italian Natanail Macedonian Natanael, Nataniel Portuguese Natanael, Nataniel Spanish
Same SpellingNathanaël


apostles, biblical
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute