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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts שְׁבָא(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. SHEE-bə(English)

Meaning & History

Means "oath" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament. Also in the Bible, this is a place name, referring to a region in Ethiopia. The queen of Sheba visited Solomon after hearing of his wisdom.