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Elizabeth

Picture description: Mary visits Elizabeth (left)
Picture copyright: Cook Communications Ministries

Bible Verse

Exodus 6:23; Luke 1:5

Meaning

It came from the Greek name Ελισαβετ (Elisabet) which was derived from the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (‘Elisheva’), meaning “God is a vow”. In the Old Testament, Elisheba was the name of Aaron’s wife. In the New Testament, Elizabeth was a relative of Mary and the mother of John the Baptist.

Gender

Female

Example

Keywords

Aaron    Elizabeth    Isabel    John the Baptist    Lilian    Mary    vow   

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