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Gender: M Meaning of Zebediah: "gift of Jehovah" Origin of Zebediah: Hebrew

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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Pop Culture References for the name Zebediah

Zebediah Kilgrave, a.k.a. the Purple Man, in the Marvel Universe, portrayed by David Tennant in the show Jessica Jones.

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