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Ahishahar meaning

אחישחר
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🔼The name Ahishahar in the Bible

The beautiful name Ahishahar occurs only once in the Bible. He is mentioned as one of the sons of Bilhan, son of Jediael, son of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 7:10).

🔼Etymology of the name Ahishahar

The name Ahishahar consists of two elements. The first part comes from the word אח (ah), meaning brother or close associate:

The second part of the name Ahishahar comes from the root group שחר (shahar), meaning either blackness or sunrise:

🔼Ahishahar meaning

For a meaning of the name Ahishahar, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Brother Of Dawn. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Brother Of The Dawn / Morning, and BDB Theological Dictionary has Brother Of (The) Dawn.

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