Tabitha, also commonly spelled as Tabetha, or Tabatha, /ˈtæbɨθə/ is an English language feminine given name, derived from an Aramaic word טביתא ṭabītā that means gazelle. It is a biblical name from Acts 9:36, in which Tabitha is a woman raised from the dead by Saint Peter. Other alternate spellings include Tabytha, Tabathina and Tabea. Nicknames include Tab, Tabbi, Tabby and Tibby.
Peter with Tabitha, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Peter in prayer for Tabitha. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
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