"gift of Jehovah"

Zebediah Origin and Meaning

The name Zebediah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "gift of Jehovah".
Biblical names are expanding (literally) as some parents move from Isaiah and Elijah to more elaborate choices with simple short forms, like Jedidiah and Zebediah.

Zebediah, or Zebadiah, is the New Testament father of apostles John and James, and there are a number of Zebadiahs in the Old Testament as well.

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  • Zebediah Kilgrave aka the Purple Mancharacter in Daredevil Comics and TV's Jessica Jones
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