Biblical German Names

These names appear in German versions of the Bible. See also about biblical names.
Abigail f English, Biblical, Biblical German, Biblical Italian, Biblical Portuguese, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "my father is joy", derived from the roots אָב ('av) meaning "father" and גִּיל (gil) meaning "joy". In the Old Testament this is the name of Nabal's wife. After Nabal's death she became the third wife of King David.... [more]
Abraham m English, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical German, Biblical Swedish, Biblical Norwegian, Biblical Danish, Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of Abram 1 and הָמוֹן (hamon) meaning "many, multitude". The biblical patriarch Abraham was originally named Abram but God changed his name (see Genesis 17:5). With his father Terah, he led his wife Sarah, his nephew Lot and their other followers from Ur into Canaan. He is regarded by Jews as being the founder of the Hebrews through his son Isaac and by Muslims as being the founder of the Arabs through his son Ishmael.... [more]
Bilha f Biblical German, Biblical French, Biblical Spanish, Biblical Dutch
German, French, Spanish and Dutch form of Bilhah.
Hagar f Biblical, Biblical German, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "flight" in Hebrew, though it could also be of unknown Egyptian origin. In the Old Testament she is the second wife of Abraham and the mother of Ishmael, the founder of the Arab people. After Abraham's first wife Sarah finally gave birth to a child, she had Hagar and Ishmael expelled into the desert. However, God heard their crying and saved them.
Hesekiel m Biblical Swedish, Biblical Finnish, Biblical German
Form of Ezekiel found in Swedish and Finnish bibles, as well as in German Protestant bibles.
Hiob m Biblical German
German form of Job.
Isebel f Biblical German
German form of Jezebel.
Mose m Biblical German
German form of Moses.
Noach m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical German, Biblical Dutch
Hebrew, German and Dutch form of Noah 1.
Salomo m Biblical German, Biblical Dutch
German and Dutch form of Solomon.
Silpa f Biblical German
German form of Zilpah.