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Ammishaddai meaning

עמישדי
עמי שדי

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🔼The name Ammishaddai in the Bible

The name Ammishaddai is assigned to one man in the Bible. He is the father of Ahiezer, the leader of the tribe of Dan during the time of First Census and after (Numbers 1:12).

In Numbers 1:12, 2:25, 7:66, 7:71 this name is written as one word (עמישדי) and only in Numbers 10:25 as two (עמי שדי).

🔼Etymology of the name Ammishaddai

The name Ammishaddai consists of two elements. The first part of our name comes from the root group עמם:

The second part of the name Ammishaddai is the divine name Shaddai. This name is generally considered to mean Almighty, but that's disputable. Please see our article on the name Shaddai for more details.

🔼Ammishaddai meaning

For a meaning of the name Ammishaddai, NOBSE Study Bible Name List proposes My Kinsman Is The Almighty, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads People Of The Almighty and BDB Theological Dictionary has My Kinsman Is Shaddai.