🔼The name Ben-zoheth in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Ben-zoheth
The name Ben-zoheth obviously consists of two parts, the first one being the common Hebrew word בן (ben), meaning son:
The second part of our name is the same as the name Zoheth , which is difficult to explain, but which might be associated to the verb זחח (zhh), meaning to be detached:
For a meaning of the name Ben-zoheth, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads a rather lame Son Of Zoheth, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes a rather dramatic Son Of Most Violent Transportation. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an explanation of our name and deems its meaning and etymology unknown.