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Asnah meaning

אסנה

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🔼The name Asnah in the Bible

The name Asnah (not to be confused with the name Ashnah) occurs only once in the Bible. Ezra mentions him as the patriarch of a family of Nethinim (temple servants) who returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:50).

Nehemiah, who submits the same lists, omits Asnah for untold reasons (Nehemiah 7:52).

🔼Etymology of the name Asnah

The name Asnah is the Aramaic equivalent of the Hebrew word סנה (seneh), which denotes a kind of thorny shrub:

🔼Asnah meaning

For a meaning of the name Asnah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary read Thorn-Bush. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Bramble.