Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Jonathan

Name Jonathan     (Add to Favourite List?)
Gender Male
Meaning Gift from God.
Biblical context The Biblical baby name Jonathan is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is whom Jehovah gave.

Jonathan is pronounced jo-naw-thawn'.

Jonathan, also written as Jehonathan is the name of many men in the Bible. Some of them are listed here.

Jonathan was the eldest son of King Saul of Israel and Ahinoam, and a close friend of David. He was a brave warrior and an expert archer.

Jonathan was a son of the high priest Abiathar and a descendant of Eli.

Jonathan was a nephew of David. Like his uncle, he defeated and killed a giant Philistine of Gath.

Jonathan was the name of one of David's uncles.

Jonathan was a mighty warrior in David's army.

Jonathan was a treasurer to David.

Jonathan was scribe during the time of the prophet Jeremiah.

Jonathan was the father of Zechariah, a priest who blew the trumpet at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem.

Jonathan was a son of Gershom and grandson of Moses. He was a priest to the tribe of Dan.

Jonathan was a son of Kareah and a brother of Johanan. He was a captain of the army of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem to Nebuchednezzar.

Jonathan was the father of Peleth. He belonged to the tribe of Judah.

Jonathan was the father of Ebed. He lived during the time of Ezra.

Jonathan was a son of Asahel. He lived during the time of Ezra.

Jonathan was a priest of the family of Melicu in the time of Nehemiah.

Jonathan was a son and successor of Joiada, the high priest. He lived during the time of Nehemiah.

Biblical reference for baby name Jonathan:
Judges 18:30; 1 Samuel 14:6, 8; 18:1-4; 19:2-7; 20:1-42; 23:16, 18; 31:2; 2 Samuel 1:4-26; 4:4; 9:1-7; 15:27, 36; 17:17, 20; 21:7-21; 23:32; 1 Chronicles 8:33, 34; 9:39, 40; 20:7; 27:32; Jeremiah 37:15, 20; 38:26
Strong's Bible concordance H3083

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