Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יְהוּא(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JEE-hyoo(English) JEE-hoo(English)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIou(Biblical Greek) Yehu'(Biblical Hebrew) Hieu(Biblical Latin)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019