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Beth-gamul meaning

בית גמול
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🔼The name Beth-gamul in the Bible

The name Beth-gamul appears only once in the Bible. It's listed as one of the cities of Moab against which Jeremiah prophesied (Jeremiah 48:23).

🔼Etymology of the name Beth-gamul

The name Beth-gamul consists of two elements. The first part is identical to the common Hebrew word בית (bayit) meaning house:

The second part of our name comes from the verb גמל (gamal), which appears to be an economical term having to do with investing:

🔼Beth-gamul meaning

For a meaning of the name Beth-gamul, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads House Of Recompense, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has House Of The Recompensed and BDB Theological Dictionary proposes Place Of Recompense.

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