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Bible Names, Places, Numbers, Symbols, and Types

This is an ongoing process. Please check back for regular updates.

If a name or place has more than one meaning attached to it, or has more than one individual or place attached to it, each variant will be list as follows (2) (3), etc.



Abel I From Hevel-Vapor, Vanity, Breath; Shows the brevity of the human life (PS 39:5); 2nd son of Adam and Eve, murdered by his brother, Cain; Type of Spiritual Israel, the Wheat Class
Abel II Applies to place names; Stream; A Hebrew letter is different in the spelling between Abel I and Abel II;Usually part of a compound name; The town called Abel occurs first in 1 Samuel 6:18, although most scholars agree that this is probably a text error and should read ('eben), meaning stone. Then there is a town named Abel in 2 Samuel 20:14 and 20:18, but in 20:15 the text speaks of Abel-beth-maacah. So either Abel and Abel-beth-maacah are adjacent and similarly named towns (like, say, Beverly and Beverly Farms in Massachusetts) or they are the same town known by a long, complete and a short, truncated name.


Exalted Father of Many Nations; Type of God as the Father of mankind


Great or Exalted Father; Type of God as the father of Jewish Nation

Adah Ornament, beauty; Wife of Lamech (descendant of Cain), mother of Jabal and Jubal; (2) One of the wives of Essau, mother of Eliphaz, Hittite (Also called Basemath in Gen. 26:24)
Adam Red, Ruddy (copper); First human being
Admah Red Ground, Earth; A city destroyed along with Sidon and Gomorrah.
Air Type of Powers of Spiritual Control (Demons); (Ephesians 2:2); Air (Aer Greek) Strong's 109,  signifies air (lower air we breathe)'the ruler of the powers (spirits) in the air, the devil, the prince of the demons that according to Jewish opinion fill the realm of air
Akkad May be Jar or Glow; City founded by Nimrod (Genesis 10:10); Under Akkadian rule all Semitic  and Sumerian tribes of the Mesopotamian region were united; Located in Northern Babylon; (See Akkadian Empire)
Altar Type of Condition of Full Dedication to God
Amalek Southern Israel

So Be It; Strong's 281 (Greek) verily, truly, amen; at the end of sentences may be paraphrased by: So let it be; the Hebrew counter part term,  is Strong's 543 apeítheia, steadfast, properly, sure, certain.  

Amorites Talkers; (Genesis 10:16);  Ass nomads who came out of the Syrian desert and settled over parts of Syria-Palestine and Mesopotamia, overthrowing existing political regimes. The southern slopes of the mountains of Judea are called the "mount of the Amorites" (Deuteronomy 1:7 )They settled the land stretching from the Mountains West of the Dead Sea to Hebron, encluding all of Gilead and Bashan.
Ammon North West Jordan (Arabs)
Anamim Responding Waters; Son of Mizraim; Grandson of Ham (Genesis 10:13)
Angels Messengers; Strong's 32 (Greek) aggelos, a messenger, a spirit or human, context determines whether a human or celestial messenger is intended, generally a messenger from God, an angel, conveying news or behests from God to men.
Ark Type of New Covenant
Armageddon Type of condition of ripeness for destruction
Ararat Sacred land or high land, it may from (1) the common Hebrew word (har) hill, mountain. And (2) the Hebrew verb (yarad) to go down, descend, march down; Mountain where the Ark landed; Probably Kurdish range of Southern Armenia; The mountain rises over the plain of Araxes, has two conical peaks, 7 miles apart. One is 14,300 ft in elevation, the other 10,300.
Arkites Fugitives, Gnawers; Descendants of Canaan and Ham; (Genesis 10:17) a town at the Northwest foot of Lebanon; Phoenician 
Arpachshad Boundary Of The Chaldeans, Stronghold of Chaldees; Third son of Shem; Maybe the same as "Ur of the Chaldeans" (Genesis 10:24); Father of Peleg.
Arvadites Wandering, Fugitive; Arvad was a Phoenician city built on the island north of type, on the coast of Syria (Ezekiel 27:8). Descendents of Canaan (Genesis 10:18).
Ashkenaz Fire That Sprinkles, So Fire is Scattered; Son of Gomer; Grandson of Japheth; In the Middle Ages the name Ashkenaz was applied to Jews of northern Italy. 
Asia Mud, Earthbound; the Western third of Asia minor; Roman province of Asia;
Asshur Level Plain, Step, Happy, Just; Son of Shem and from which the Assyrians descended (Genesis 10:11); (2) Assyria, the country Assyria started out as a small settlement named Assur, "built on a sandstone cliff on the west of the Tigris about 35 kilometers north of its confluence with the lower Zab River" It became an empire in the 19th century BC, but soon dwindled, reemerged in the 14th century during which it even took control over Babylon to its south, but quickly faded again; (3) a man mentioned in the genealogy of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:24)
Assyria Type of the world when Egypt represents the Western World; North East Iraq and South East Turkey



Babylon Babel or Confusion, Gate of God, Anointed, Saturated, Through Production, Through Drive, Through Propitiation ; Type of Catholic Church; Babel in Hebrew; Babylon in Greek (See Babylon) (See The Meaning of Babylon) (See Babylon is Fallen)
Barley Type of Christian Character Traits; Strong's 2915 (Greek) krithḗ, the grain eaten by the common person, as opposed to using the more expensive wheat. Barley was used "principally as food for horses" (Zod, Dict).
Beast Type of Papal System of Government; (2) Type of Institution or government with unholy characteristics
Beast (with four faces) Type of God's Four Main Attributes, Power, Justice, Wisdom, Love

Type of a Place of Affliction; (2) Type of Creeds (Creed Beds); Strong's (Greek) koité: a bed, a place for lying down, resting, sleeping in; a bed, couch (Luke 11:7), the marriage-bed, (Hebrew3 13:4),  cohabitation, whether lawful or unlawful; Strong's (Hebrew) matstsa: couch, bed (Isaiah 28:20); (See Fornication)

Beheaded Type of Giving up personal will to do God's will


Destruction, Consuming, Swallowing; one of the five cities of the plain which was spared at the intercession of Lot, and received the name of Zoar; (2) the name of the son of Beor who reigned in Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah (Gen. 36:22); (3) First born son of Benjamin (Num. 26:28); (4) a son of Ahaz, a Reubenite 


Belly Type of Effects of having taken in and assimilated information
Bird Type of Unclean, demon, profiteer, pushing personal ideologies
Black Type of Being Devoid of light (truth)
Blood Type of Life or its Value
Bottomless Pit Type of Powerlessness, dormancy
Bozrah Type of Ecclesiastism
Bridles Type of Controlling Element
Brimstone Type of Deadly poison (shows no way of escape)




Spear or perhaps acquired; first born of Adam and Eve; Type of fleshly Israel and Tar Class; (2) There are also a town (Joshua 15:57) and a people (Numbers 24:22) which translations commonly transliterate Kain or Kenite instead of Cain. A Kenite town, a branch of Midian, on the E. edge of Mt. Engedi, probably the nest in the rock mention by Balaam, 3 miles S.E. of Hebron

Calf Type of Justice
Calneh Center Of The World, Beautifying Everything; City Founded by Nimrod (Genesis 10:10); (2) A City mentioned in Amos 6:2 (probably the same as Calno in Isaiah 10:9 and Canneh in Ezekiel 27:23) in the Assyrian Empire
Camp of the Saints Faithful, pre-Christian ancients
Canaan Land of Purple, humiliate; the 4th son of Ham; Canaan's offspring Hivites, Jebusites, Arvadites, Girgashites, Amorites, Arkite, Sinites, Hittites, Sidoniams, Perizzites, Zemarites (2) The land promised by God to the Jews. (See Land of Canaan)
Canaanites Descended from Canaan, 4th son of Ham; Aegean origins, land to be inhabited by Israel
Candlesticks (Seven) Type of the Seven Church Periods of the Gospel Age
Caphtor Protected, Redeemed, Crown or Pomegranate; Descendents of Mizraim; From whom the Philistines came (See Caphtor)

Cedars of Lebanon

Type of ecclesiastically great

Chains Type of Connection of truths


Type of Worldly organizations

Circle (Pi) Symbol of God, the everlastingness of God'd covenant. The Rainbow is a complete circle with 7 colors red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet
City Type of Government, religious or secular
Clouds Type of Trouble
Court (tabernacle) Type of the Condition of Justification
Crown Type of Authority (diadem); Type of Victory (stephanes)
Cup Type of Experiences
Cush As if He Were Weak, Were Getting Smarter; First son of Ham (Genesis 10:6); Father of the people of Sudan, Ethiopea; (2) area called Cush is usually equated with Ethiopia (Nubia, the region south of Egypt); (3) A Benjaminite (Psalm 7)
Darkness Type of Erroneous and superstitious teaching
Day & Night Type of Perpetuity
Day or Year Type of Period of time with certain characteristics
Death Type of Loss of spiritual life; Alive without having received eternal life; Sacrifice of earthly life rights
Dedan Leading Gently; Son of Raamah; Grandson of Cush (Genesis 10:7); (2) Son of Jokshan; Grandson of Abraham through Keturah Genesis 25:2; ancestor of the Asshurim , the Letushim and the Leummim (Genesis 25:3 (3) the territorty occupied by the descendants of Dedan, son of Jokshan, may be on the Syrian borders, about the territory of Edom and/or the Persian Gulf. They were camel caravan traders. In Jer 49:8, Dedan is mentioned in the prophecy against Edom; in 25:23 is mentioned with Tema and Buz; In Eze 25:13 Dedan is mentioned with Teman, in the prophecy against Edom; In Isaiah 21:13 Dedan is mention with Tema and Kedar. 
Dens Type of Secret societies; Hiding places or Conditions of subterfuge
Devil Type of Civil power or Rome (Papal & Pagan)
Dodanim Leaders; Son of Javan. Grandson of Japheth. (Genesis 10:4) In 1 Chronicles 1:7, Dodanim is called Rodanim. This name is associated with Rhodes. Descendents were seafarers.
Dogs Type of Gentiles
Door Type of Opportunities
Dragon Type of Civil Power or Pagan Rome, a four part name, civil power under Satan
Dust Type of mourning
Dwell on Earth Type of Having strong ties to earthly or worldly interests (establishment)



Eagle Type of Wisdom; Type of Bible


Type of Human society, social order
Earthquake Type of Revolution
Eat Type of Absorb; Type of Coming into harmony with covenant
Eber The Region Beyond, One From Beyond, He Who Passed Over; One That Passes; Anger; The father of Peleg and the son of Shelah, son of Arpachshad, third son of Shem (Genesis 10:24); Shem was the father "of all the familes of Eber." Eber was the father of Joktan, ancestor of the Arabs, and of Peleg, ancestor of the Hebrews. (Genesis 10:22, 25-30; 11: 18-26); Eber designates the region where the people descended from Arphaxad lived the longest, indicating the district of Arrapachitis on the upper Zab, in the neighborhood of Assyria. (Numbers 25:24) (2) A chief of the Gadites (1 Chronicles 5:13); (3) A son of Elpaal of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:12); (4) A son of Shashak of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:22); (5) A chief of Levi, out of the family of Amok when Joiakim was high priest in post-exilic Israel (Nehemiah 12:20).
Eden Pleasure, Park; Probably somewhere in Armenia in the highlands W. of Mt. Ararat; 500 ft. above sea level; four rivers emerged from it, Euphrates (Parat, Fruitful), Tigris (Hiddekel-Keen, Frivolity, flows S. into the Persian Gulf) , Pishon (Shaking Region) and Gihon (Gusher, not known today); (2) a place that supplied the luxury goods of Tyre, S.W. of Mesopotamian; (3) Beth-Eden “house of pleasure” this was the country residence of the Kings of Damascus.
Edom Type of Christendom


Today’s Arabs (Esau); present day Southern Jordan (territory of Mt. Seir); S end of the Dead Sea; Southward to Agaba on the Red Sea;

Egypt Land of Ham, Double Distressed, Temple of Ptah (from the Greek word Aiguptos, form the Egyptian Hwt-Ptah); Egypt was settled by the descendents of Mizraim son of Ham; The Egyptians called the land Keme (Black Land); Type of World or the Western World


Represents the resurrection (Jesus was resurrected on the 8th day (the day after the Sabbath); Rite of circumcision on the 8th Day, indicates the Saints bear the mark of the Cov. With God (Col. 2:11); height in cubits for furniture (except laver and candlestick) = 8 (Ark 1.5 +; Incense Altar 2.0 +; Table of showbread 1.5+; Altar of burnt offerings 3.0= 8

Eight (82)

x(or 64) Represents the first resurrection of saints to the Divine Nature

Eighteen hundred and seventy eight (1878) Israel gains statehood in 1948 (1878+70=1948) Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 years (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)
Eighteen hundred and ninety seven (1897) Israel gets Jerusalem (Six Day War) (1897+70=1967)Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 year (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)

Eight Hundred and Ten (810)

Interior cubit capacity of the Most Holy = 810 cubit cubits

Elam Hiden; Son of Shem, ancestor of the Persians; (2) A region named first mentioned in the War of Four Against Five Kings (Genesis 14:1); (3) A Persian Province (also called Elymais) (Jeremiah 49:36, Isaiah 21:2, Ezra 4:9); (4) A Korahite gatekeeper (1 Chronicles 26:3); (5) A member of the tribe of Benjamin; (6) A signer of the covenant in Nehemiah 10:14; (7) The father of Shecaniah, son of Jehiel who admitted Israel's guilt in marrying foreign women (Ezra 10:2) (8) Two heads of families that came back from exile (Ezra 2:7 and 2:31); (9) A priest present at the dedication of the wall in Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:42).
Elisha God is Salvation, God Supports; The prophet who succeeded the prophet Elijah (1 Kings 19:16);
Elishah God Supports, God is My Salvation; Son of Javan. Grandson of Japheth; (2) Area somewhere in Greece (Ezekiel 27:7)
Enoch Dedicated; eldest son of Cain, (2) city the first Enoch named after himself; (3) Son of Jared and father of Methuselah; 7th in line from Adam; he walked with God (praise only used for Enoch and Noah), taken by God was no more from ayin (nothing or nought), He was 365 when taken, hidden in the grave, picture of the Church; Ancestor of Jesus; He died in faith (Heb. 4:13)
Enosh Mortal, Man, Weak but Social Individual; Same as Enos, Son of Seth, Ancestor of Jesus
Erech Lengh; A city founded by Nimrod (Genesis 10:10; Archevites may have resided there (Ezra 4:9)


That makes fruitful; called in the bible “the river”; Longest, largest river in W Asia; Rises from 2 sources in Armenian Mts and flows into the Persian Gulf; 1780 miles; 2/3rds navigable; Babylon stood on its banks; Type people who support Babylon

Eve Life; Wife of Adam



False Prophet Type of (Image of the Beast) Protestant Federation of Churches
Famine Type of Lack of Spiritual Truth

Fenced Walled

Type of Civil Power

Fig; Fig Tree Type of the Nation of Israel


Type of Destruction; When Brimstone added, it intensifies

First Fruits Type of Products of the Gospel age, Church and Great Multitude

Five (5.65)

Cubit capacity of the Ark, represents Church Glorified

Flood Type of a Large Amount of Spiritual Truth
Forehead Type of Sum of Character Development
Fornication Type of the Church Dabbling in the affairs of earth; unfaithful to headship


Represents Jehovah’s attributes, Justice, Wisdom, Love & Power; Represented in the center shaft with the four knobs and flowers of the candlestick, depicting Jesus the fullness of God; Type of Component parts; Type of Universality

Fountains Type of Church (True or False)
Fowls Type of Discontents
Frogs Type of the unclean and boastful
Furnace Type of Heated experiences; Refining
Garment Type of Justification

Strong; A city on the southern coastal plain of Israel. A Canaanite and Philistine town; Conquered by Joshua (Joshua 10:41); Destroyed and rebuilt several times;the original inhabitants were the Avvites (Deut. 2:23; Josh. 13:3); it was a Canaanite city until the beginning of the 12th century B.C.E. when it became a Philistine city. (2) A city in Ephraim.

Gebal Lebanon
Gerar Dragging, Sojourning; A city in Canaan; (Genesis 10:19); When Abraham dwells there, Abimelech is king of Gerar (Genesis 20:12).When famine strikes, Abraham's son Isaac flees to Abimelech, king of Gerar (Genesis 26:1)

Gusher from to burst forth; One of the four rivers of paradise; (2) A fountain on the W of Jerusalem where Solomon was anointed King (1 Kings 1:33-45); Hezekiah covered it and channeled it underground into the city (2 Chronicles 32:30)

Girdle Type of Representative of service
Girgashites Dwellers in the Clayey soil, Take and Stroke; Descendants of Canaan and Ham; West of the Jordan;
Glass Type of Purity, transparency, calmness
God Type of Highest authority (including counterfeits)
Gog Type of Rebellious civil power at the end of the Gospel Age
Gomer Completion; a son of Japheth from which the Celts descended; Mentioned twice in the Bible (Gen.10:12, 1 Chronicles 1:5) and in (Ezekiel 38:6). (2) daughter of Diblaim and wife of Hosea. Her eldest son was called Jezreel, the younger, Lo-ammi. She had a daughter called Lo-ruhamah. (Hosea 1:4-9)
Gomorrah Tyrannical Dealings, Throes, People Of Fear, People Who Shoot Arrows; City mentioned during the War of Four Against Five Kings (Genesis 14:2). Destroyed along with Sodom for their wickedness. (Genesis 19)
Gospel Type of Totality of the Word, includes judgment
Grapes Type of Evil fruitage
Great Multitude (Great Crowd) Type of those who make a consecration but fail to make their calling and election sure, fail to be part of 144,000 joint rulers with Christ, the Heavenly Reward
Green Type of being alive in Spirit, justified



Hagrites North East Jordan;
Hail Type of Hard Distressing Truth
Hair Type of Wisdom, Venerable
Ham I (Cham) Hot or Protective Wall, warm, passion; Youngest son of Noah; Father of the Cush (Cushites (Ethiopians), Mizram (Egyptians), Put, & Canaan; descendants in West Asia and North Africa; Sons of Ham: Cush = Sudan, Ethiopea; Mizraim = Egyptians; Put = Lybia; Canaan = Hivites, Jebusites, Arvadites, Girgashites, Amorites, Arkite, Sinites, Hittites, Sidoniams, Perizzites, Zemarites (30 nations, some spoke Semitic); Ham's sin may have been to look at Noah's genitals, since to look at another's genitals to breach a boundary or it could have been a sexual act since the Hebrew word "sh" means to press in a sexual way (Exodus 23:3,8). Ham is sometimes rendered passion since the Hebrew "hmm" and "yim" can denote sexual heat.
Ham II Noisy; a town where kings Amraphel, Arioch, Tidal, and Chedorlaomer defeated Zuzim. (Genesis 14:5). (Different Hebrew word than Ham I)
Hamathite People Of Fortification, Hotness, Waterskin; Descendants of Canaan; From a city (Hamath), somewhere in Syria, near the Northern frontier of Israel (1 Kings 8:65, Isaiah 11:11, Ezekiel 47:16)
Hand Type of Work, cooperation, responsibility (See Right Hand; See Left Hand)
Harlot Type of the Church United with Secular (Governmental) Authority
Harp Type of a Harmonious set of doctrines
Harvest (Gospel) Type of the End of the Gospel Age, beginning of Millennial Age
Harvest (Jewish) Type of the End of the Jewish Age, beginning of Gospel Age
Havilah Circle Land; Rich in Gold, Bdellium, & Onyx; Maybe the sandy tract which skirts Babylon on the W. border; (2) A district in Arabia (Felix); (3) A Son of Cush (4) A Son of Joktan
Head Type of Place of ideas; Type of forms of government
Heat Type of Adverse effects of enlightenment on individuals or organizations


Type of Powers of Spiritual Control;

Hell Type of oblivion for the incorrigible; From Strong's 1067 (Greek) Gehenna, a valley west and South of Jerusalem, also a symbolic name for the final place of punishment (second death) of the ungodly; so called from the cries of the little children who were thrown into the fiery arms of Moloch, an idol having the form of a bull. The Jews so abhorred the place after these horrible sacrifices had been abolished by king Josiah (2 Kings 23:10, that they cast into it refuse, the dead bodies of animals and of unburied criminals who had been executed. Fires were always kept burning to consume the dead bodies.
Heth Terror or Dread; Descendant of Canaan and Ham; Father of the Hittites.

High Towers

Type of Human Organizations

Hittite Terrors, Troubles; From Heth, Descendant of Canaan and Ham; (Genesis 10:5); The tribe who sold Abraham his cave in Machpelah (Genesis 23:8); They were settled in a town called Kirjath-arba (Hebron). Kirjath-arba was founded by one Arba of the Anakim and had inhabitants of that giant race. The Hittites and Amoritessettled together in the Orontes valley in the south of Palestine. The Hittites were mixed with the Rephaite Anakim. Ezekiel speaks of Jerusalem as daughter of an Amnorite father and a Hittite mother (Ezekiel 16:3,45). They lived east of the isthmus of Suez. They were nomadic and pastoral tribes. The Hittites were the warlike part of a confederation of tribes. They inhabited the region between the Euphrates and Damascus in the Orontes valley. They were rivals of the Egyptian and Assyrian empires. In the book of Joshua they appear as the dominant race to the north of Galilee.
Horeb Arid, Dryness; the Mountain of God is the mountain where Moses receives the Law (Exodus 3:1). Elijah spends forty days fasting on Horeb (1 Kings 19:8). According to some, a lower part or peak of Mount Sinai, but, according to others, a general name for the whole mountain, of which Sinai was a particular summit. (See Sinai)
Horns Type of Power
Horsemen Type of Followers or promoters of doctrines


Type of Doctrines

Hour Type of Nonspecific time with certain characteristics
House Type of a Covenant
Hunger Type of Lack of Spiritual Food




Type of Christendom

Image of the Beast Type of Federated Protestantism
Incense Type of Prayers
Irad Fleet, Runner, City of Witness, Fugitive; Son of Enoch, Grandson of Cain;
Iron Type of Strength


God Hears; Type of Fleshly Israel; Wild man, every man’s hand against him (Gen. 16:12)


Bedouin tribes living in Israel

Islands Type of Republics or small nations
Israel Type of God's people either fleshly (Jewish people) or spiritual(Christian Saints)
Jabal Stream, conduit, flowing; Father of those who dwell in tents and have cattle or livestock, descendent of Cain, his mother is Adah, son of Lamech
Japheth Enlargement, wide spreading, Formless Expansion; 1st or 2nd son of Noah; His name is identical to the verb used in Noah's blessing (Genesis 9:27), where it is translated with "enlarge": "May God enlarge Japheth." His descendents spread to the coast lands of the Mediterranean Sea and Europe.; Seven sons of Japheth: Gomer = Celts; Magog = Scythians, Slavs, Russians, Belgariams, Boheminams, Poles, Slovaks, Croatiams; Madai = India, Iramic, Medes, Persians, Afghans, Kurds; Javan = Greece, Rome, French, Italians, Spanish, Portuguese; Tubal = South Bank of Black Sea; Meshech = Thracians, Teutons, Germans, Scandinavians, Anglo Saxions, Jutes; Tiras = South Bank of Black Sea
Javan Mud or Mire Man; Son of Japheth; father of the Eurasians (Genesis 10:2-5), the Greeks
Jebusite Of The Trodden Underfoot, The Down Tramplers; Jebus was a descendant of Canaan and Ham through Sidon; (Genesis 10:16); Early inhabitants of the city of Jebus (Jerusalem); Dwelt in the mountains; Warlike; Were reduced to serfdom by Solomon; (1Kings 9:20-21) 
Jerusalem (New) Type of Millennial Divine Government
Jezebel Type of the Roman Catholic Church
Jews Type of Christians in some New Testament Scriptures
John (Apostle) Type of Church in the Flesh (Revelation 1:1)
Jubal Flow Maker, Enthuser; inventor of harp and pipe, descendent of Cain, son of Lamech, his mother is Adah
Keys Type of Ability to control access
Killed Type of being Discredited or having died (or been lost) i.e. died to participating in a group, organization, etc.
King of Tyre Type of Satan
Kings of the Earth Type of Men of Influence
Kings of the East Type of the Church which shines as the sun
Beaters, Pulverizers; (Genesis 10:4) Son of Javan; Son of Japheth; Has ships (Numbers 24:24); Faithful to their Gods (Jeremiah 2:10)

Powerful, Strong Man, For Humiliation; last mentioned father in the line of Cain (Genesis 4:18), had two wives: Adah, the mother of Jabal the arch-tent-dweller and Jubal the arch-musician, and Zillah, the mother of Tubal-cain the smith and his sister Naamah. This Lamech boasts that if Cain is avenged sevenfold, he would be avenged seventy-sevenfold (Genesis 24). (2) The father of Noah, the grandfather of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ancestor of Jesus. Died five years before the flood. (5x777 (his age)=3885) (Compare to 1260+1290+1335=3885)

Lashah To be gaped at, To be Delighted in; A marker of the Eastern boundary of Canaan. The border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, going toward Gerar, to Gaza; going toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, to Lasha. (Genesis 10:19)
Lehabim Flames, Flaming; Son of Mizraim; Grandson of Ham;
Left Hand Type of a Position of Disfavor
Lud Bending, Almond Tree, Twisted, Productivity; Son of Shem; (Genesis 10:22); May be Luz



Those of Lud; People descended from Lud, son of Mizraim, grandson of Ham (Genesis 10:13); Called Ludiyim in 1 Chronicles 1:11.



Madai Measure, Measured by Yah; Son of Japheth; Father of the Medes; Media consisted of six tribes; Most references to the Medes occurs in the Book of Esther when the Kingdom of the Medes was at its peak. Forty-four percent of the world's population belonged to it. The Medes were conquered by Alexander the Great.Medes were still in existance in the first century and are mentioned by Luke (Acts 2:9). Father of the India, Iramic, Medes, Persians, Afghans, Kurds
Moab Arabs, Ar is the Mountain range East of the Dead Sea, Central Jordan
Magog From the roof top, place of Gog; Son of Japheth; name given to a region (Ezekiel 38:2). Offspring: Scythians, Slavs, Russians, Belgariams, Boheminams, Poles, Slovaks, Croatiams; Type of Rebellious civil power at the end of the Gospel Age

Praise of God; the son of Kenan, the son of Enosh, the son of Seth; Ancestor of Jesus; (2) son of Athalah, descendant of Perez, the son of Judah; dwell in Jerusalem after the return from exile.

Mehujael Smitten by God, Destroyed Of God; the son of Irad and the father of Methushael (Genesis 4:18), great-grandson of Cain; also called Mehijael
Meshek (Meshech) Drawing out; Son of Japheth (PS 120:5; Ez.27:13, 32:26; 38:2-3; 39:1) Father of the Thracians, Teutons, Germans, Scandinavians, Anglo Saxions, Jutes;
Methuselah Son of the Dart, When he is dead it shall be sent, Man Of A Javelin; son of Enoch, father of Lamech, grandfather of Noah; had the longest lifespan in the bible, 969 years. Died in the year of the flood. Represents Saints that survive until the end. Ancestor of Jesus
Mizraim Double Siege or Distress; Son of Ham. Grandson of Noah. (Genesis 12:10) Egypt. Also called the land of Ham. (Psalm 105:23) Ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphituhites, Pathrusites, Casluhites, Caphtorites (Philistines)


Arabs; Ar is a mountain range E of Dead Sea, S of Arnon River; Central Jordon


Type of Kingdoms

Moved Type of Instability (See Shaken)
Naamah Sweet, Pleasant; descended from Cain, namely the daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Genesis 4:22) (2) the Ammonite wife of King Solomon and mother of King Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21) (3) a town in Judah (Joshua 15:41), and possibly the hometown of Zophar the Naamathite, one of the friends of Job (Job 2:11).
Naphtuhim Openings, Engravers; Son of Mizraim, Grandson of Ham
Nimrod Rebel; Son of Cush; Grandson of Ham; (Genesis 10:10) He founded Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Sinar, otherwise known as the land of Nimrod (Genesis 8-10, I Chronicles 1:10, Micah 5:5); He also built Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah, Resen in the territory of Assyria. (See Nimrod)
Nineteen hundred and forty eight Israel, U.S. Embassy moved to Jerusalem; (1948+70=2018);Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 year (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)
Nineteen hundred and seventeen (1917) Israel, London agreement which failed; (1917+70=1987) first intafeda; Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 year (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)
Nineteen hundred and twenty one Israel, Madrid Conference; (1921+70=1991);Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 year (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)
Nineteen hundred and twenty three (1923) Israel, Oslo Conference; (1923+70=1993); Luke 21 (Fig tree) 70 years=a generation; Psalm 90:10=a day (life) is 70 year (See 1878, 1897, 1917, 1948, 1921,1923)
Noah Rest; Lamech the father of Noah named him using the verb "nahum" because "this one will comfort us" the same verb Isaiah used in "Comfort, O comfort my people..". (Isaiah 40:1). Ancestor of Jesus.
Noah II Wanderer, Shaker; From the Hebrew verb nua. One of the five daughters of Zelophehad. (Numbers 26:33)



Oaks of Basham

Type of politically strong;


Represents Jehovah, oneness, unity (Ex 3:14; Is 42:8) Also represents the Holy Spirit

One Hundred 100 Jesus' Number; Biblical Examples of 100; 10 raised to the 2nd power = Jesus; Gate, Vail, Door of the tabernacle were each 100 square cubits; 100 silver sockets in the tabernacle; Redemption of the first born of Israel was 5 skekels are 20 gerahs (20 x 5 = 100); 100 curtains loops in the tabernacle; 100 taches binding the curtains together in the tabernacle; The perimeter of the Holy was 60 cubits and of the Most Holy, 40 cubits (60 + 40 = 100)

One Hundred and Forty-Four Thousand (144000)

Interior cubic capacity of Most Holy = 810, volume of the Ark = 5.625 (810 divided by 5.625 = 144 + (1000 God's Number) = 144,000; The Ark's length, breath, height in cubits = 5 1/2, the Incense Altar = 4 in cubits, Altar = 13 = 22 1/2 (22 1/2 times 8 to 2 (the number 8 is the resurrection power)= 1440 x 100 (Jesus' number); The height, breath of one board of the tabernacle = 15 square cubits, measuring both sides of the board = 30 square cubits, the tabernacle boards totaled 48 boards x 30 (both sides of each board) = 1440 x 100 (Jesus' number) = 144,000s; the width of all 48 boards = 48 x 1 1/2 = 72 cubits (72 x 2 (Christ and Church) = 144 x 1000 (God's number) = 144,000; 8 (resurrection power), raising 2 to the 8th power = 256 x 5.625 (volume of the Ark) = 1440 x 100 (Jesus' number) = 144,000; Interior cubic capacity of Most Holy = 810 x 1000 (God's number) = 810,000 divided by 5.625 (volume of the Ark) = 144,000

One Thousand 1000 Jehovah's number; Biblical Examples of 1000: 10 raised to the 3rd power; External measurments of the Most Holy in the tabernacle are 10 x 10 x 10 = 1000 cubit cubits; In the Holy the East end door 10 x 10 = 100 square cubits, West end vail was 10 x 10 = 100 square cubits, North side of the tabernacle is 10 x 20 = 200 square cubits, South side of the tabernacle was 10 x 20 = 200 square cubits; Ceiling of the tabernacle was 10 x 20 = 200 square cubits; floor of the tabernacle was 10 x 20 =200 square cubits, these measurements added together = 1000 square cubits; The surface area of all sides of the Holy & Most Holy = on the west side 10 x 10 = 100, on the north side 10 x 30 = 300; on the south side 10 x 30 = 300; Ceiling 10 x 30 + 300; Total 1000. When Jesus' number of 100 is times by 10, this equals 1000 (Jesus and the Church hid in the Holy)

Pathros (Pathrusim) 

South Land, Place Of Interpretation; Descendants of Mizraim, Son of Ham; Upper Egypt
Peleg Division, Dividing Canal; Son of Eber; Answer of Abraham; Ancestor of Christ; The first to die after the flood (340 B.C.), one year before Nahor, grandfather of Abraham, was born.
Philistines Hamitic descent, Aegean origins

Shaking Region; it is identified with the Karuh River which empties into Persian Gulf

Place Type of condition
Put Uncertain as to meaning of name, but may mean Gift; Son of Ham. Grandson of Noah. (Genesis 10:6) (2)Country of Put (Jeremiah 46:9, Ezekiel 27:10, Nahum 3:9) The land of Put is unknown, but there are many references in ancient Egyptian records. It was known as a land rich in gold, ebony, and incense.




Type of Truth

Raamah Trembling, Thundering; Son of Cush (Genesis 10:7)
Rectangle Symbol of Imperfection or imperfect condition; Examples: The Court and the Holy
Right Hand Type of Position of Favor
Riphath Healer, Fruit, Crushers, Grain; (Genesis 10:3) Son of Gomer; Grandson of Japheth; Also called Diphath (1 Chronicles 1:6)
Roaring of the Sea Type of Anarchy
Rodanini also called Dodanim (See Dodanim)



Sabtah Breaking Through, Encirclement; Son of Cush (Genesis 10:7)
Sabteca Beating, Encircle Depression; Son of Cush (Genesis 10:7)


THE Princess; Type of Sarah Cov.; Mother of many nations; appears four times in the Greek (1 Pet. 3:6; Hebs 11:11; Romans 9:9 & 4:19)


MY Princess; name change a step from local to global


Type of restless humanity

Seba Drunkard; Son of Cush; Grandson of Ham (Genesis 10:7)
Serpant Hebrew Nachash, to Shine
Seth Compensation; 3rd son or Adam and Eve; Father of Enos


Fullness, Completeness; represents what is divinely perfect; God’s Holy Spirit + 6=7= Holy Scriptures

Seven (7.5)

Cubit measurement of each of 48 boards of Tabernacle

Shaken Type of Instability (See moved)
Sheba (spelled with the Hebrew aleph) Perhaps Man, Drunk, Captive, Splinter, Seventh, oath; Son of Raamah; Grandson of Cush (Genesis 10:7); (2) Son of Joktan; Grandson of Eber (Genesis 10:28); (3) Son of Jokstan; Son of Abraham through Keturah (Genesis 25:2) (4) a region from which the queen journeyed to King Solomon (1 Kings 10:1, located in southern Arabia, in Yemen. A wealthy nation,with colonies along the western coast of Arabia and across the Red Sea in Ethiopia and modern Eritrea. They were camel caravan traders in spices, frankincense, myrrh, ivory and gold.
Sheba (spelled with the Hebrew ayin) Seventh, Oath; a A town in Simeon, second son of Jacob and Leah (Joshua 19:2); (2) A Benjaminite, second son of Jacob and Rachel (2 Samuel 20:1); (3) A Gadite, first son of Jacob and Zilpah (1 Chronicles 5:13)
Shelah I Missionary, Emissary Sent Out, Branch or Javelin;  A son of Arpachshad; Ancestor of Christ; (Genesis 10:24); Nehemiah mentions a Pool of Shelah (Nehemiah 3:15); From the Hebrew shalah to send.
Shelah II Extracted, Prosperity, Request, Petition; From the Hebrew shala means to extract; A son of Judah (Genesis 38:5), the father of the Shelanites (Numbers 26:20). (2) The town of Shiloh, which is spelled alternatively Shelah.
Shem Name, Fame, Renown; oldest or middle son of Noah who was 500 years at his birth; Shem was 100 years old at the time of the flood; died 35 years after Abraham's death; descendants in West Asia; Sons of Shem: Elam = Arabs; Asshur =Assyria; Arphaxed = Jews (born 2 years after the flood); Lud = Lydians; Aram = Aramaic, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Syria
Sidon Fishery, Hunting Ground; Son of Canaan, Son of Ham (Genesis 10:15); (2) an ancient and wealthy city of Phoenicia, on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea, less than 20 miles north of Tyre; a boundary of the Canaanities (Genesis 10:19); Oppressed the Israelites (Judges 10:12); Worshiped Ashtoreth; Jesus and Paul visited Sidon (Matthew 15:21, Acts 27:3) (See Sidon)
Sin Thorn or Clay; Storage Facility; A city, the stronghold of Egypt (Ezekiel 30:15-16); It is connected with Pelusium (Clayey or Muddy Town) at the mouth of the Nile.; It may have been set in the swamps and morasses on the most easterly estuary of the Nile. It was a perpetual battlefield between the Egyptians and their enemies. (2) A Wilderness which lies between either Wady Feiran, or the mouth of Wady es-Sheikh and the coast of the Gulf of Suez, west of Sinai. It is a undulating waste, covered in white gravelly soil and sand. (Exodus 16:1, 17:1)
Sinai Thorn or Clay; Storage Facility; ( (Exodus 19:11) A mountain in the peninsula forming a a triangle, it is shut in on two sides by the gulfs of Aklabah and Suez, and on the third by the desert of Tih.On the north and west a group of peaks having projecting buttresses of ruddy sandstone, but the main body and all the loftiest peaks are granite, and exhibit a variety of coloring red, yellow, purple, and green. A mountain summit overlooking the place where the people stood and a space sufficient, adjacent to the mountain, for a multitude to stand and behold the phenomena on the summit. Identification is not know. Associated with the Mountain of Horeb. (Exodus 19:1) (See Sinai)
Sinim Thorn or Clay; Storage Facility; May be related to the Sinites; It is thought that (Isaiah 49:12) is connected with China.
Sinites Thorn or Clay; Storage Facility; From Sini, son of Canaan, grandson Ham (Genesis 10:17) Peoples of the northern part of the Lebanon district. Jerome mentions a ruined city, Sin, near Arka, at the foot of Lebanon. They seem not to be connected with the Egyptian city of Sin. (See Sinites)
Sivan Thorn or Clay; Storage Facility. (Esther 8:9) 3rd Month, June.


Represents goodly men in evil times, saints in present times; Symbol for imperfection, men of old moved by Holy spirit are represented in 6 knaps and flowers in each of the three arms of the candlestick

Sodom Flaming, Burnt, Furrows, Wet Fields, Demons, Breasts,Their Assembly; A city on the  fertile Jordan River plain on the North side of the Salt Sea; (Genesis 19) probably situated in the Valley of Siddim (Genesis 14:3). Nearby cities included Gomorrah, Zeboiim, and Admah. Sidon was destroyed because though wealthy, they did not help the poor.  (Ezekiel 16:49); Jewish commentary speculate that Sidon's true sin is the abominable mistreatment of strangers.
Spilled Blood Type of Death
Square The four angles and four sides equal perfection. Examples: The altars in the tabernacle, breast plate of Judgment (Exodus 27:1; 30:2; Exodus 28:60), the Most Holy 10 x 10




His Excellency, Breaking, Subjection, White Dove, Search For Alabaster; The son of Javan; The Grandson of Japtheh; (Genesis 10:4); (2) a wealthy city with a merchant fleet, (1 Kings 10:22), located on coast (Psalm 72:10, Isaiah 23:6, 1 Kings 22:48); (3) A Benjaminite (1 Chronicles 7:10); (4) a stone (Exodus 28:20); (5) A Persian prince (Esther 1:14); Spain;


Sacred number of the Tabernacle; Symbol of Completeness or a complete Cycle (example 10 commandments= 10 temptations of the Jews in the wilderness); complete governmental power (ten toes of Daniel’s stature; Gen. 19: 21); Biblical examples of 10: 48 boards and the pillars of the tabernacle were 10 cubits high; 10 curtains in the tabernacle; Holy was 10 cubits high, 10 cubits long; Day of Atonement on the 10th Day of the 7th month; 10 times Laban changed Jacob's wages; Israel faced 10 temptations in the wilderness; 10 righteous worthy of saving in the account of Sidom; 10 reproaches of Job; Tithe was 1/10th of Israel's increase; 5 skekels to redeem the first born of Israel and 1/10th to redeem the rest of Israel; Man, 10 fingers and toes

Ten (10 to the 2)

(100) Jesus’ Number

Ten (10 to the 3)

(1000) A sacred number raised to the 3rd power; Jehovah’s number, his dwelling place, the Most Holy (10x10x10= 1000 cubits);

Ten Horned Beast Type of Church of Rome and Rome

Three Hundred and Sixty (360)

Circle; Jehovah’s immortality (no beginning, no ending); Boards of Tabernacle represent Church of Gospel Age, dwelling place of God while they are still in the flesh; Each of the boards had a cubic measurement + 71/2 cubit cubits, 48 boards is 48 x 71/2 = 360, showing church’s reward of Divine Nature; Length, breadth and height in the Ark (51/2) + Incense Altar (4) + Altar of Burnt Offering (13) =221/2 x 42 (Jehovah’s attributes) = 360.

Tigris Hiddekel, Keen, Frivolity; It rises in the mountains of Armenia a few miles from the main branch of the Euphrates river
Togarmah Breaking Bones, Bone Breaker; (Genesis 10:3, I Chronicles 1:6) Son of Gomer; Grandson of Japtheh; Established a town called Beth-Togarmah (Ezekiel 27:14 and 38:6)
Trees Type of Men
Tubal From the verb yabal to flow or carry around, and tebel world economy; Son a Japheth, mentioned in (Isaiah 66:19, Ezekiel 27:13, 38:2)
Tubal Cain World Spear, World Government; forger of metals; Son of Lamech, mother was Zillah, descendent of Cain


Represents Jesus & the Church

Two Horned Beast Type of the Church of England
Tyre Lebanon




Type of Truth

Waters Type of when water ends with an "S" it symbolizes people
Whirlwind Type of a Time of Trouble


Type of the Church, good or bad;

Year or Day Type of a Period of time with certain characteristics



Zeboiim Collectives, Gazelles; A border town of the Canaanites (Genesis 10:19), whose king was one of the five Canaanite kings to revolt against the Assyrian kings in the War of Four Against Five Kings (Genesis 14:2); Destroyed along with Sidon and Gomorrah. (Genesis 19)
Zemarites Wooly; Descendants of Canaan; (Genesis 10:19)
Zillah Shade, Shadow, mother of Tubal-Cain, wife of Lamech


Insignificant or to become small; city which was situated on the southern extremity of the Salt Sea; like Egypt coming to Zoar (Gen 13:10); Previously called Bela (Destruction or Consuming; Swallowing); Moses viewed the Promised Land as far as Zoar (Deuteronomy 34:3); the prophet Isaiah foresaw the periods of great international upheaval and spoke of fugitives from Moab as far as Zoar (Isaiah 15:5), and likewise Jeremiah heard outcries from as far as Zoar (Jeremiah 48:34).


Sources of Information: Bible; Watchtower and Herald of Christ's Presence (1879 -1916 issues); Studies in the Scriptures; Bible Hub (https://www.biblehub.com); Jewish Encyclopedia (https://www.jewishencyclopedia.comincludes Strong's Lexicon; Abraim Publications (https://www.abraim-publications.com); Jewish Encyclopedia (https://www.jewishencyclopedia.com) Biblical Cyclopedia (https://www.biblicalcyclopedia.com), various of other sources.