🔼The name En-hazor in the Bible
The name En-hazor occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of a town that came to be situated in the territory allotted to the tribe of Naphtali (Joshua 19:37).
🔼Etymology of the name En-hazor
The name En-hazor obviously consists of two elements. The first part comes from the noun עין (ayin), meaning either spring/fountain or eye:
The second part of our name comes from any of the roots חצר:
For a meaning of the name En-hazor, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads the curious Fountain Of A Village. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names appears to treat Hazor as a personal name and reads Fountain of Hazor, but nevertheless adds that Hazor means village. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate or interpret this name.