Tabitha

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Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic טביתא (ṭabītā’, doe, roe, gazelle), translated as Dorcas in the Bible.

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Tabitha

  1. A woman who was, according to the Bible, restored to life by Peter.
  2. A female given name of biblical origin.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version)[1]: Acts 9:36:
    Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas; this woman was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.

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