Ahiram to Alexander
Meaning of Bible Names

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Ahiram
My brother is exalted, brother of height
Strong's #H297

References
Numbers 26:38

Aholibah
Woman of the tent, my tent is in her
Strong's #H172

References
Ezekiel 23

Aholibamah
Tent of the high place, tent of height
Strong's #H173

Aholibamah is the name of one of Esau's wives. It is also the name of one of Esau's eleven sons, all of which are Biblically called chieftans or dukes.

References
Genesis 36, 1Chronicles 1:52

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Aiah
Falcon
Strong's #H345

References
2Samuel 3:7, 21:8 - 11, 1Chronicles 1:40

Ain
Spring, fountain
Strong's #H5871

Ain was a Levitical city within the tribe of Simeon's land. It is also the name of one of Israel's boundary cities in Canaan.

References
Numbers 34:11, Joshua 15:32, 19:7, 21:16, 1Chronicles 4:32

Ajalon (Aijalon)
Deerfield, field of deer
Strong's #H357

Ajalon (Aijalon), given to the tribe of Dan as an inheritance in the Promised Land, was also designated a Levitical city. It is the place where the moon miraculously stood still while Joshua battled with the Amorites. During the reign of Judah's King Ahaz Ajalon was captured and repopulated by the Philistines.

The territory inherited by Zebulun also has a city named Aijalon. Elon, one of ancient Israel's Judges, is buried near the city.

References
Joshua 10:12, 19:42, 21:24, Judges 1:35, 12:12, 1Samuel 14:31, 1Chronicles 6:69, 8:13, 2Chronicles 11:10, 28:18

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Akkub
Insidious
Strong's #H6126

References
1Chronicles 3:24, 9:17, Ezra 2:42, 45, Nehemiah 8:7, 11:19, 12:25

Alemeth (Alameth)
A covering
Strong's #H5964

Alemeth and Alameth are derived from the same Hebrew word. Alemeth was the name of a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

Jonathan, King Saul's son, was a dear friend and companion of King David. Alemeth is the name of one of Jonathan's descendants. Benjamin, a founder of one of Israel's tribes, had a grandson named Alameth.

References
1Chronicles 6:60, 7:8, 8:36, 9:42

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Alexander
Man defender
Strong's #G223

References
Mark 15:21, Acts 4:6, 19:33, 1Timothy 1:20, 2Timothy 4:14

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