Tabitha: "gazelle," Tabitha (also called Dorcas), a Christian womanOriginal Word: Ταβηθά, ἡPart of Speech:
Proper Noun, IndeclinableTransliteration:
antelope; Tabitha, a Christian woman at Joppa.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic originDefinition
"gazelle," Tabitha (also called Dorcas, see NG1393), a Christian womanNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5000: ΤαβιθάΤαβιθά
, see their Appendix, p. 155, and under the word εἰ
; the better accent seems to be Ταβιθά
, as below)), ἡ
, a Chaldean name in the 'emphatic state' (Kautzsch
, Gram. d. Biblical-Aram. as above with, p. 11, writes it טַבְיְתָא
, stative emphatic of טַבְיָא
), Hebrew צְבִי
, i. e. δορκάς
, which see), Tabitha,
a Christian woman of Joppa, noted for her works of benevolence: Acts 9:36, 40
. (Cf. B. D.
, under the word .)<1>
Of Chaldee origin (compare tsbiyah); the gazelle; Tabitha (i.e. Tabjetha), a Christian female -- Tabitha.
see HEBREW tsbiyah