Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Tekoa
|Name||Tekoa (Add to Favourite List?)|
|Meaning||Pitching of tents.|
The Biblical baby name Tekoa is Hebrew in origin and it's meaning is pitching of tents, or fastening down.
Tekoa is pronounced tek-o'-ah.
Tekoa is the name of a man and a place mentioned in the Bible. Tekoa is also spelt as Tekoah.
Tekoa was a son of Ashur and grandson of Hezron.
Tekoa was the name of a town belonging to the tribe of Judah. It was built by King Rehoboam. Tekoa was the birthplace of the Prophet Amos, and of Ira, a mighty warrior in David's army. The wise woman sent by Joab to affect reconciliation between David and his rebel son Absalom, was a native of Tekoa. The people of Tekoa assisted Nehemiah in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.
Biblical reference for baby name Tekoa:
2 Samuel 14:2; 1 Chronicles 2:24; 4:5; 2 Chronicles 11:6; 20:20; Nehemiah 3:27; Jeremiah 6:1; Amos 1:1
Strong's Bible concordance H8620
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