🔼The name Abronah in the Bible
The name Abronah — or in some versions of the English Bible: Ebronah (KJV, Young) — occurs in Numbers 33:34-35. It's mentioned as a station in between Jotbathah and Ezion-geber, at which Israel camped during the wilderness wanderings.
🔼Etymology of the name Abronah
The name Abronah comes from the verb עבר ('abar), meaning to pass over:
The nah-part of our name is probably just a grammatical extension that doesn't change the meaning, but some creative few in a Hebrew audience might think that it's in fact the particle נא, the common particle of entreaty:
For a meaning of the name Abronah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names (who uses the Young translations and reads Ebronah) read Passage. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate this name but does list it under the root אבר.