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Avner Avner means "my father is light." Avner appears in the Bible as King Saul's uncle and army commander (1-Samuel ).
(Talmud - Brachot 24b) Avraham Avraham was the first patriarch of the Jewish people, who dedicated his life to teaching the world about one God. Avraham means "father of many nations." (see Genesis 17:5) (variations: Abraham, Abe, Avram) Adam Adam was the first man.(variation: Karmi) Chagai Chagai means "my festival." Chagai was one of the 12 minor prophets in the Bible.A variant form of the name appears in the Bible as a grandson of Jacob (Genesis ).(variation: Hagai) Chaim Chaim means "life." The name first appears in Jewish writings during the 12th century as one of the Tosafot commentators on the Talmud.Tradition says that the Messiah will be named Chaim.Alexander thus peacefully absorbed the Land of Israel into his growing empire.
In tribute, the Sages decreed that Jewish boys born that year (333 BCE) be named Alexander. (variation: Sender) Alon Alon means "oak tree." The name Alon appears in the Bible as a grandson of Jacob (1-Chronicles ). Traditionally, if a child was born sickly, he was given the name Alter, as a blessing that he should grow to old age.
The Talmud relates that upon meeting the High Priest of the Temple in Jerusalem, Alexander dismounted and bowed to him.
(Alexander rarely, if ever, bowed to anyone.) Alexander explained that he had seen the High Priest in a dream, which he interpreted as a good omen.
Barak Barak means "lightning." Barak appears in the Bible as the husband of the great prophetess Devorah. 4) Baruch Baruch means "blessed." The name Baruch appears in the Bible as assistant to the prophet Jeremiah. 32) Betzalel Betzalel means "shadow of God." Betzalel appears in the Bible as the builder of the Tabernacle, the portable sanctuary which accompanied the Jewish people during their 40 years of wandering in the desert. Benyamin Benyamin means "son of my right hand," connoting strength.
Benyamin is one of the 12 tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob's sons (Genesis ).
Amos Amos is one of the 12 minor prophets in the Bible.