Adina (biblical figure)

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Adina (עדינה)
Pronunciation Ah Di Nah
Gender Female
Language(s) Hebrew
Meaning "Beautiful


Adina is a Biblical Hebrew name meaning delicate, slender, refined or gentle. Its origins are from I Chronicles 11:42. I Chronicles 11:42 says it is the name of a reubenite warrior who was in King David's army known for his strength and bravery.

English: Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, the head of the Reubenites, and with him [were] thirty [men].

Hebrew: עֲדִינָ֨א בֶן־שִׁיזָ֜א הָרֽאוּבֵנִ֗י רֹ֛אשׁ לָרֽאוּבֵנִ֖י וְעָלָ֥יו שְׁלֹושִֽׁים׃

Typically, Adina is the feminine version of the name; the male forms are Adi or Adin.

See also[edit]

The name Adina is Idumea (Idoma) name. The Idumea (Idoma) are children of Esau found in Benue state of Nigeria. It is a male name. It is local to the people of Asa in Idumea (Idoma), Benue State, Nigeria.