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Scriptsטוֹבִיָּה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.to-BIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name טוֹבִיָּה (Toviyyah) which meant "YAHWEH is good", from the elements טוֹב (tov) meaning "good" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This was the name of an Ammonite in the Book of Nehemiah in the Old Testament.
Other Languages & CulturesTobias Biblical Greek Toviyyah Biblical Hebrew Tobias Biblical Latin Tobias Danish Tobias, Toby English Topias, Topi Finnish Tobias German Tovia, Tuvya Hebrew Tobias Norwegian Tobiasz Polish Tobias Swedish Tevye Yiddish

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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute