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Akiva

עֲקִיבָא

  • Meaning:

    From the verb meaning to follow.

    Jewish thinkers: Rabbi Akiva was one of the greatest sages of Mishnah, the first major work of rabbinic literature (220 CE).

  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Alternate Spellings: Akivah, Akiba, Akibah
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