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Edna
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Edna
Edna (Ἐδνα, Edna). The wife of Raguel and the mother of Sarah (Tobit 7:2; 10:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Edna (Person)
EDNA (PERSON) [Gk Edna (Ἐδνα)]. The wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah in the book of Tobit (Tob 7:7—Eng 7:8). Edna is mentioned seven times (7:2, 7:7—Eng 7:8, 7:14, 7:15—Eng 7:16, 8:12, 10:13—Eng 10:12, 11:1), each time as the object of address; she initiates no independent actions. The name comes
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Edna
Edna edʹnə [Gk. Edna].Wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah, who married Tobias (Tob. 7:2, etc., 10:12; 11:1). “Edna” in Hebrew means “pleasure” and corresponds to Lat Anna.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Edna
EDNA Raguel’s wife and mother of Sarah (Tb 7:2; 10:12; 11:1). Sarah married Tobias, son of Tobit (7:13).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Edna
EDNA (Greek Edna, “delight”) The wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah (Tob 7:7).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EDNA
EDNA<ed’-na> ([ Ἐδνα, Edna]): Wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah who married Tobias (Tobit 7:2, etc.; 10:12; 11:1). “Edna” in Hebrew means “pleasure” and corresponds to Latin Anna.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Edna
Edna ed’nuh (Εδνα, from עַדְנָאH6363, “delight”; cf. Adna; Adnah; Eden). Wife of Raguel (Tob. 7:2–3); their daughter Sarah became the wife of Tobias son of Tobit(7:9–16; 10:10–13). Edna prepared the marriage chamber and comforted Sarah. She accepted Tobias as a son-in-law, and her farewell to the departing
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Edna
EDNA, ed‛na (Ἐδνα, Édna): Wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah who married Tobias (Tob 7:2, etc; 10:12; 11:1). E. in Heb means “pleasure” and corresponds to Lat Anna.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Edna
Edna [ed-nuh]: the wife of Raguel, a kinsman of Tobit; mother of Sarah (2), Tobias’s wife; delivered a beautiful farewell to Tobias (Tob. 10:2)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EDNA
EDNA ed´nuh [Ἐδνά Edna]. In the deuterocanonical/apocryphal book of Tobit, Edna is the wife of Raguel and mother of Sarah (Tob 7:2, 8). She welcomes the angel Raphael and Tobias, the son of Tobit, into her home (7:3–5), and later welcomes Tobias as her son (10:13) as he marries her daughter Sarah.
See also
Relatives
Raguel Husband
Tobiah Son-In-Law
Sarah Daughter