🔼The name Eker in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Eker
The name Eker comes from the verb עקר, which probably meant to uproot, and is identical to the noun עקר ('eqer), meaning offshoot:
For a meaning of the name Eker, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Offshoot and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has the similar Offspring or A Shoot. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate our name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun עקר ('eqer), meaning offshoot.