meaning of Absalom

Absalom meaning in Names Dictionary

Father of comfort.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Male

Absalom meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. correct name, King David's boy into the Old-Testament, frequently made use of figuratively for "favorite son," from Hebrew Abhshalom, literally "father is serenity," from abh "father" + shalom "peace."

Sentence Examples with the word Absalom

This, at least, is certain in the revolt of Adonijah (see Solomon), and it was probably believed that the action of the impulsive Absalom arose from the suspicion that the birth of Solomon was the death-blow to his succession.

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