🔼The name Adithaim in the Bible
The name Adithaim occurs just one time in the Bible. It is mentioned in an enormous list of town and environs that were assigned to the tribe of Judah. Nothing else is known about this place.
🔼Etymology of the name Adithaim
The name Adithaim is a so-called dual form, of a noun taken from the root עדה II, meaning to ornament oneself:
Of course, the core-part of this name may be taken from any of the above mentioned roots, but scholars generally agree that the original name-giver meant to refer to עדה II. For a meaning of the name Adithaim, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Double Ornaments and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names offers the similar Twofold Ornament. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate this name but lists it under the root עדה II.