Ebed

The origin of the name Ebed is Hebrew

 

This is how Ebed is written in Hebrew:

 

עֶבֶד = `Ebed`

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Ebed is: servant

 

Ebed was the father of Gaal in the time of the judges another Ebed was the son of Jonathan and one of the sons of Adin who returned from exile with Ezra

 

The name Ebed appears in the bible in the following verses:

 

Judges 9:26 KJV
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

Judges 9:28 KJV
And Gaal the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: for why should we serve him?

Judges 9:30 KJV
And when Zebul the ruler of the city heard the words of Gaal the son of Ebed, his anger was kindled.

Judges 9:31 KJV
And he sent messengers unto Abimelech privily, saying, Behold, Gaal the son of Ebed and his brethren be come to Shechem; and, behold, they fortify the city against thee.

Judges 9:35 KJV
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait.

Ezra 8:6 KJV
Of the sons also of Adin; Ebed the son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.