Jesaiah Name Meaning & Origin

Jesaiah

Pronunciation: jeh-ZIY-ə (key)

Origin of the name Isaiah:

Derived from the Hebrew yĕsha 'yah (Yahweh is salvation). The name was borne by an 8th-century B.C. prophet considered to be the greatest of the three major prophets. His prophecies are recorded in the Old Testament book of Isaiah.

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The name of several minor characters in the Old Testament. It seems to be identical in origin to Isaiah, and a product of the King James translators. In contemporary translations, Jesaiah is usually rendered as Jeshaiah.

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Health; or Salvation; of the Lord

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