Ichabod (Ik´uh-bod)

A child born to Phinehas, son of Eli, the priest of Shiloh, at the time of the battle of Ebenezer. The Hebrew name, which means “Alas, the Glory!” belongs to a category of names expressing mourning for an absent deity. According to (1Sam 4:19-21) Ichabod’s mother gave him the name in grief over the capture of the Ark.

1Sam 4:19-21

19Now his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant, about to give birth. When she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her fathe ... View more

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