387. Ethan
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Ethan: "permanence," an Israelite name
Original Word: אֵיתָן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Ethan
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-thawn')
Short Definition: Ethan

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as ethan
"permanence," an Isr. name
NASB Translation
Ethan (7).

II. אֵיתָן proper name, masculine a wise man 1 Kings 5:11 (where called הָאֶזְרָחִי) named with הֵימָן, כַּלְכֹּל, דַּרְדַּע; compare 1 Chronicles 2:6 (where these 4 with זִמְרִי are בְּנֵי זֶרַח); also 1 Chronicles 2:8; 1 Chronicles 6:27; called בֶּןקִֿישִׁי 1 Chronicles 6:29 = בֶּןקֿוּשָׁיָ֫הוּ 1 Chronicles 15:17; where, and 1 Chronicles 15:19, named as Levitical singer with הֵימָן and אָסָף (q. v.; יְדוּתוּן for אֵיתָן in this group 1 Chronicles 25:1,6; 2Chronicles 5:12; 35:15, see ידותון); לְאֵיתָן הָאֶזְרָחִי Psalm 89:1 (title).

יַתְנִיאֵל see תנה.


The same as 'eythan; permanent; Ethan, the name of four Israelites -- Ethan.

see HEBREW 'eythan

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