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Biblical Girls Names - S through Z

Salome________ Hebrew for ‘peace’ Read about Salome here: Women of the Bible – Salome

Sapphira__________ Greek for ‘beautiful’
Wife of Ananias and is mentioned only in Acts 5:1 With her full knowledge, her husband kept back part of the money from the sale of some of his property. He pretended that he had given them all the proceeds. For hypocrisy and lying to the Holy Spirit they both died suddenly. Read about her here.

Sarai________'contentious or quarrelsome'

Sarah________ Hebrew for princess
Romans 4:19 and Hebrews 11:11 example of the Lord’s triumph over human deadness and of wifely respect for her husband 1Peter 3:6
Her name was given by God Himself. Read about Sarah's beauty here.

Serah________'abundance' Daughter of Asher, grandfather was Jacob Genesis 46:17 Numbers 26:46,

Sheerah________ the daughter of Ephraim 1 Chron. 7:24

Shimrith________ Hebrew for ‘watchful’ 2 Chronicles 24:26

Shiphrah__________ Hebrew for beautiful
One of the Egyptian midwives order by the king of Egypt to kill any male son they delivered for the Hebrew women. She feared God and refused to carry out the orders Exodus 1”15
God rewarded her Exodus 1:20-21

Shuah_______'rich or prosperity' daughter of a Canaanite who Judah encountered. Judah married her and had children. Gen 38:1-2

Shulammite _______The name by which the woman in the Song of Songs is known to her friends Song of Solomon 6:13

Susanna______'white lily' Susanna mentioned in Luke 8:3 One of the women who supported Christ during His earthly ministry out of her own means

Syntyche_______ She was a Christian woman at Philippi, one of Paul’s fellow workers. Philippians 4:2-3 Her name means "pleasant acquaintance." Read about her here: Euodia and Syntyche

Tabitha_________ Acts 9:36-43 disciple from Joppa always doing good and helping the poor. Became ill and died - Paul restored her to life. Read about her Here !

Tamar _________ Hebrew for 'date tree.' She was the daughter-in-law of Judah. Read about her.
Another Tamar was David’s daughter, sister of Absalom. 2 Samuel 13:1-22

Taphath______'a drop of myrrh' - daughter of King Solomon

Tirzah_______'pleasantness'

Vashti_______'beautiful woman'

Zeresh_______'star of adoration or gold'

Zeruiah______'Balsom from Jehovah'

Zillah_______'shadow of darkness or protection'

Zipporah_____'little bird', 'a sparrow' - She was the wife of Moses. Read about Ziporrah here.




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