Hebrew - English Dictionary

H3083 - Jonathan

Strong's No.:H3083




Word Origin:From H3068 and H5414

Bible Usage:Jonathan. Compare H3129 .

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


Jehovah-given; {Jehonathan} the name of four Israelites

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Jonathan or Jehonathan = "Jehovah has given"

1. a son of king Saul and a friend of David

2. a son of the high priest Abiathar and the last descendant of Eli of whom we hear

3. a nephew of David who like David slew a giant of Gath

4. an uncle of David

5. one of David's mighty warriors

6. one of David's treasurers

7. a scribe in the time of Jeremiah

8. a Levite and father of Zechariah, a priest who blew the trumpet at the dedication of the wall

9. a son or descendant of Gershom, the son of Moses, and a priest to the tribe of Dan

10. a son of Kareah and a brother of Johanan; a Judaite captain after the fall of Jerusalem

11. another Judaite father of Peleth

12. father of Ebed in the time of Ezra

13. son of Asahel in the time of Ezra

14. a priest of the family of Melicu in the time of Nehemiah

15. son of Joiada and his successor to the high priesthood in the time of Nehemiah

Bible References:

Jehonathan ( 3 )
Jonathan ( 108 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.