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The Hebrew translation for the name Tzviya is a female deer, a doe, which is known to be a swift, noble, and graceful animal associated with positive qualities such as agility, beauty and diligence. The name Tzviya also connects to values ​​of resourcefulness, productivity, loyalty, continuity, and connection to family, society, and culture.

The name Tzviya first appeared in the Torah:

"בִּשְׁנַת-שֶׁבַע לְיֵהוּא, מָלַךְ יְהוֹאָשׁ, וְאַרְבָּעִים שָׁנָה מָלַךְ בִּירוּשָׁלִָם, וְשֵׁם אִמּוֹ צִבְיָה מִבְּאֵר שָׁבַע" (מלכים ב', י''ב, ב').

"In the seventh year of Jehoash, Jehoash became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem, and his mother's name was Tzviya from Be'er Sheba" (2 Kings 12:2).

She's mentioned as the wife of King Ahaziah, king of Judah in the 9th century BC, and the mother of King Joash, his successor. Her name appears twice in the Torah, in the Book of Kings and in the Book of Chronicles.

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