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Azzur meaning

עזור
עזר
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🔼The name Azzur in the Bible

There are three men named Azzur in the Bible:

  • There's one Azzur among the Levitical signers of the Ezraic covenant (Nehemiah 10:17).
  • Another Azzur is the father of Hananiah, a false prophet who proclaims his own ideas and pretends they came from God. This man dies because of that (Jeremiah 28:1).
  • The third Azzur is the father of Jaazaniah, who Ezekiel sees in a vision (Ezekiel 11:1, spelled עזר).

🔼Etymology of the name Azzur

The name Azzur is a derivation from the root-verb עזר (azar), meaning to help or support:

🔼Azzur meaning

For a meaning of the name Azzur, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Helpful and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Helper.

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