Notes by Autumn Light

On Hebrew, English, translation, editing, and more—by Jonathan Orr-Stav


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What does Nathaniel mean in Hebrew?

In Hebrew it is Natan’el (the i was inserted in the European version, for easier pronunciation), meaning ‘God has given’.

Incidentally, the name Jonathan (Hebrew, Yonatan) means the same, only with the Judean contraction for the Lord’s name—Jo.

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(Originally written in reply to a question at Quora.com)

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