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Male Bible Names, Biblical Names
Names found in the Bible and what they mean.

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  1. JOAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowach, meaning "Jehovah is brother" or "whose brother is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph.
  2. JOAHAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowachaz, meaning "Jehovah as seized" or "whom Jehovah holds fast." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joah, Josiah's chronicler. 
  3. JOASH
    1. Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowash, meaning "given by the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon.
    2. Anglicized form of Hebrew Yow'ash, meaning "Jehovah hastens." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and the name of an officer in David's court.
  4. JOB
    1. Anglicized form of Greek Iob (Hebrew Iyowb), meaning "hated, oppressed." In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.
    2. Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowb, meaning "persecuted." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. He is also called Jashub
  5. JOEL: English form of Greek Ioel (Hebrew Yowel), meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets. 

  6. JOHN: Anglicized form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including John the Baptist.

  7. JOKTAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem.

  8. JONA: Anglicized form of Latin Jonas (Greek Ionas), meaning "dove." 
  9. JONAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish.
  10. JONAS: Late Latin form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter. Compare with another form of Jonas.
  11. JONATHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.
  12. JORAM: Anglicized form of Greek Ioram and Hebrew Yowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. 
  13. JORDAN: Anglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament, Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.
  14. JOSAPHAT: Anglicized form of Greek Iosaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.
  15. JOSEPH: Anglicized form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yehowceph and Yowceph), meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus, and the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt.
  16. JOSES: Anglicized form of Greek Ioses, meaning "exalted." In the bible, this is the name of a brother of Jesus.
  17. JOSHAPHAT: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of a priest and the name of one of King David's warriors.
  18. JOSHUA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua is another Anglicized form.
  19. JOSIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoshiyah (Greek Josias), meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah.
  20. JOSIAS (Ἰωσίας): Variant spelling of Greek Iosias, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
  21. JOTHAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning "God is perfect." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon.
  22. JUBAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning "river, stream." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech
  23. JUDAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. 
  24. JUDAS: Latin form of Greek Ioudas, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.
  25. JUDE: Another Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the brother of James
  26. JUSTUS: Latin name meaning "fair, just." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged. Justus is also the name of a 13-year-old Christian who along with his 9-year-old brother Pastor, was martyred at Alcalá de Henares in the early 4th century.
  27. KAÏN (Κάϊν): Greek form of Hebrew Qayin ("acquired, possessed"), meaning "maker; fabricator," or literally "smith." In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve's first son who killed his brother Abel
  28. KAÏNAM (Καϊνάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Qeynan ("possession"), meaning "their smith." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
  29. KAIAPHAS (Καϊάφας): Greek form of Aramaic Qayyafa ("depression"), meaning "as comely." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews. 
  30. KAISAR (Καίσαρ): Greek form of Latin Cæsar, meaning "severed." In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.
  31. KALEB (כָּלֵב): Hebrew name meaning "dog" or "rabid." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses. Also spelled Kalev.
  32. KARMEL (כַּרְמֶל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.
  33. KARMIY (כַּרְמִי): Hebrew name meaning "a vinedresser" or "my vineyard." In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.
  34. KARPOS (Καρπός): Greek name meaning "fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, it is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).
  35. KASPER: English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Kasper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Casper and Jasper. Compare with another form of Kasper.
  36. KENAN (קַינָן): Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh. Also spelled Cainan.
  37. KENANYAH (כְּנַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.
  38. KENAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qenaz, meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
  39. KEPHAS (Κηφάς): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 
  40. KESED (כֶּשֶׂד): Hebrew name meaning "increase." In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor. Chesed is the Anglicized form.
  41. KHASHAYARSHAH: A later spelling of Persian Khshayarsha, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." This is the name of a king of Persia mentioned in the bible by his Hebrew name Achashverosh
  42. KLEMES (Κλήμης): Greek form of Latin Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.
  43. KLEOPAS (Κλεόπας): Contracted form of Greek Kleopatros, meaning "glory of the father." In the bible, this is the name of a disciple.
  44. KLEOPHAS: Variant spelling of Greek Kleopas, meaning "glory of the father." In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesus appeared at Emmaus.
  45. KLOPAS (Κλωπᾶς): Greek name probably of Aramaic origin, meaning "my exchanges." In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less. 
  46. KOHATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qehath, meaning "assembly." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Levi and a grandson of Jacob.
  47. KORACH (קׄרַח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Qorach, meaning "bald" or "ice." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron
  48. KORAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qorach, meaning "bald" or "ice." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron
  49. KORNELIOS (Κορνήλιος): Greek form of Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion who converted to Christianity.
  50. KOWRESH (כּׄרֶשׁ): Hebrew form of Persian K�rush, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 
  51. KUWSH (כּוּשׁ): Hebrew name meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Cush.
  52. KYROS (Κύρος): Greek form of Hebrew Kowresh (Persian K�rush), meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 
  53. LABAN (לָבָן): Hebrew name meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
  54. LAEL (לָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "belonging to God" or "by God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.
  55. LAMECH (Λάμεχ): Greek form of Hebrew Lemek ("powerful"), but perhaps meaning "pauper." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah
  56. LAPIDOTH (Λαφιδὼθ): Greek form of Hebrew Lapiydowth, meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
  57. LAPIYDOWTH (לַפִּידוֹת): Hebrew name meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
  58. LAVAN (לָבָן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
  59. LAZAROS (Λάζαρος): Greek form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.
  60. LAZARUS: Latin form of Greek Lazaros, meaning "my God has helped." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.
  61. LEBBAEUS: Latin form of Greek Lebbaios, meaning "man of heart." In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.
  62. LEBBAIOS (Λεββαῖος): Greek name meaning "man of heart." In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.
  63. LECHIY (לִחִי): Hebrew name derived from the biblical name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah, meaning "cheek" or "jaw." The place is noted for being the location of Samson's killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.
  64. LEHI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Lechiy, meaning "cheek" or "jaw." In the bible, this is the name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah. The place is noted for being the location of Samson's killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.
  65. LEMEK (לֶמֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning "powerful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah
  66. LEMUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Lemuwel, meaning "by God" or "for God." In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon. It is also the name of the main character (Lemuel Gulliver) in Jonathan Swift's English novel Gulliver's Travels
  67. LEMUWEL (לְמוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "by God" or "for God." In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon
  68. LEUI (Λευί): Greek form of Hebrew Leviy, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
  69. LEUIS (Λευίς): Greek name meaning "joined." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs.
  70. LEVI: Compare with another form of Levi.
    1. Anglicized form of Greek Leui (Hebrew Leviy), meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
    2. Anglicized form of Greek Leuis, meaning "joined." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs.
  71. LEVIY (לֵוִי): Hebrew name derived from the word lewi, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
  72. LINOS: Greek name derived either from the word ailinon, a ritual "cry of grief," or, from linon, meaning "flax, linen." In the bible, this is the name of one of Paul's Christian associates. In mythology, this is the name of a musician, the personification of lamentation. He was killed by Apollo who was his rival in music. Another version of the story says he was killed by Hercules
  73. LINUS: Latin form of Greek Linos, meaning either "a cry of grief" or "flax, linen." In the bible, this is the name of one of Paul's Christian associates. In mythology, this is the name of a musician, the personification of lamentation. He was killed by Apollo who was his rival in music. Another version of the story says he was killed by Hercules
  74. LOCHESH (לוֹחֵשׁ): Hebrew name meaning "whisper." In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee.
  75. LONGINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word longus, meaning "long." Christian legend gave this name to the Roman soldier who pierced the side of Jesus and then became a Christian, but the name is not actually found in the bible.
  76. LOT (Λώτ): Greek form of Hebrew Lowt, meaning "covering, veil." In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.
  77. LOUKAS (Λουκᾶς): Contracted form of Greek Loukanos, meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul. Luke is the Anglicized form.
  78. LOWT (לוֹט): Hebrew name meaning "covering, veil." In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.
  79. LUCAS: Contracted form of Latin Lucanus, meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul. Luke is the Anglicized form.
  80. LUCIFER: This is the Latin translation of Hebrew Heylel (Greek Eosphoros), a name used by Jerome in the Vulgate Bible; for example, in Isaiah 14:12, it is an honorific title of a Babylonian king. It is composed of the elements lux (gen. lucis) "light" and ferre "to bring," hence "dawn-bringer" or "light-bringer." It became the Old English name for Satan and a name for the morning star Venus
  81. LUKE: Anglicized form of Greek Loukas (Latin Lucas), meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul
  82. MAACHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Maakah, meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.
  83. MAAKAH (מַעֲכָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.
  84. MACHLAH (מַחְלָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  85. MACHLIY: (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
  86. MACHLOWN (מַחְלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
  87. MADAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Maday, meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
  88. MADAY (מָדַי): Hebrew name meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
  89. MAHALAH: Variant spelling of English unisex Mahlah, meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  90. MAHALI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.
  91. MAHLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Machlah, meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  92. MAHLI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.
  93. MAHLON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
  94. MALACH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Malak, meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, malak is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual.
  95. MALACHI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
  96. MALAK (מַלְאָךְ): Hebrew unisex name meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.
  97. MALAKIY (מַלְאָכִי): Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
  98. MANASSEH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
  99. MANASSES (Μανασσῆς): Greek form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
  100. MARCUS: Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  101. MARDOCHAIOS (Μαρδοχαῖος): Greek form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), probably meaning "death and emptiness." In mythology, Marduk is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
  102. MARDUK: Akkadian name meaning "solar calf." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
  103. MARK: English form of French Marc, from Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel. Compare with another form of Mark.
  104. MARKOS (Μάρκος): Greek form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  105. MASSA (מַשָׂא): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
  106. MATAN (מַתָּן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
  107. MATHTHAIOS (Μαθθαῖος): Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.
  108. MATHTHIAS (Ματθίας): Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.
  109. MATTAN (מַתָּן): Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
  110. MATTANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah's name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah's last king.
  111. MATTANYAH (מַתַּנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah's name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah's last king.
  112. MATTATHIAH: Anglicized form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ's ancestors.
  113. MATTATHIAS (Ματταθίας): Greek form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ's ancestors.
  114. MATTHAIOS (Ματθαίος): Contracted form of Greek Maththaios, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.
  115. MATTHAN (Ματθάν): Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
  116. MATTHEW: English form of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles and author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.
  117. MATTHIAS: Anglicized form of Greek Maththias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.
  118. MATTITHIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.
  119. MATTITHYAH (מַתִּתְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.
  120. MEDAD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.
  121. MELCHIOR: Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
  122. MELECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.
  123. MELEK (מֶלֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
  124. MENACHEM (מְנַחֵם): Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
  125. MENAHEM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
  126. MENASHE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
  127. MENASHSHEH (מְנַשֶּׁה): Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, inculding the eldest son of Joseph.
  128. MEONOTHAI (מְעוֹנׄתַי): Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.
  129. MERARI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
  130. MERARIY (מְרָרִי): Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
  131. MERED (מֶרֶד): Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.
  132. MERODACH (מְרׄדָךְ): Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.
  133. MESECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
  134. MESHECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
  135. MESHEK (מֶשֶׁךְ): Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
  136. MESHULAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.
  137. MESHULLAM (מְשֻׁלָּם): Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel
  138. METHUSAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
  139. METHUSELAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
  140. METHUWSHAEL (מְתוּשָׁאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
  141. METHUWSHELACH (מְתוּשֶׁלַח): Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
  142. METUSHELACH (מְתוּשֶלַח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
  143. MEYDAD (מֵידָד): Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.
  144. MICAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
  145. MICAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
  146. MICHAĒL (Μιχαήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Miyka'el, meaning "who is like God?" or literally "El's likeness." In the bible, this is the prince of archangels who was closest to God and was the guardian angel of Israel. 
  147. MICHAEL: Anglicized form of Greek Michaēl (Hebrew Miyka'el), meaning "who is like God?" or literally "El's likeness." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the prince of Angels, the first archangel who was closest to God and became the guardian angel of Israel. In the New Testament, he leads the angelic host against the Apocalyptic Dragon. The Dead Sea Scrolls contain a story entitled "The War of the Sons of Light and the Sons of Darkness," in which Michael is described as the "viceroy of heaven," a title said to once belong to Satan. His name was the war-cry of the angels when he led them in battle against their chief antagonist, Samael
  148. MICHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykah, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.
  149. MICHAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
  150. MIDIAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Midyan, meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.

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