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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יְהוּא(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JEE-hyoo(English)
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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 & CulturesIou(Biblical Greek) Yehu'(Biblical Hebrew) Hieu(Biblical Latin)
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