Yishai

ישי

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Yishai is a Hebrew name that means “gift of God”. It is derived from the root word “yasha”, meaning “to save”. In the Torah, the prophet Samuel anointed David, son of Yishai, as the future king of Israel. David, who is considered one of the greatest kings in Jewish history, was known for his strong faith and devotion to God. The name Yishai is often given to boys in Jewish culture to honor this king and his legacy.

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