Zephaniah

צפניה

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Zephaniah is a Hebrew name that means “protected by God”. It appears several times in the Torah as a name given to various individuals, including a minor prophet who lived during the reign of King Josiah. In Jewish culture, the name Zephaniah represents a strong connection to God and an assurance of divine protection. It has also been popularized in contemporary times by figures such as Zephaniah Kingsley, an American slave trader who later became an advocate for civil rights.

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