Gender Masculine
Scripts אֲבִימֶלֶך(Ancient Hebrew) Ἀβιμέλεχ(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "my father is king" in Hebrew, derived from the roots אָב ('av) meaning "father" and מֶלֶכְ (melekh) meaning "king". This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament including a king of Gerar who takes Abraham's wife Sarah, but is forced by God to give her back.

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Entry updated June 9, 2023