People's names in the Bible often relate rather closely to their life, role, or responsibility. Here's a sampling to show you what we mean:
Azariah: he who hears the Lord (just as the prophet did in 2 Chronicles 15)
Nabal: fool; senseless (which fits this witless man in 1 Samuel 25)
David: beloved (a perfect match for God's chosen king)
Lazarus: assistance of God (and he certainly got some assistance in John 11)
Leah: weary; tired (which is how she likely felt from being loved less than her sister in Genesis 29)
Titus: pleasing (and an encouraging sight to Paul in 2 Corinthians 7)
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