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Hebrew "beloved of Yahweh".
- 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), 2 Samuel 12:24-25:
- And David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name Solomon: and the LORD loved him. And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.