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Harhur meaning

חרחור

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🔼The name Harhur in the Bible

There's only one Harhur in the Bible. He is the head of a family of Nethinim (temple-servants) that returned from the exile in Babylon along with Zerubbabel. Both Ezra and Nehemiah make mention of this man (Ezra 2:51 Nehemiah 7:53).

🔼Etymology of the name Harhur

The name Harhur appears to be drawn from any of the roots חרר:

🔼Harhur meaning

For a meaning of the name Harhur, NOBSE Study Bible Name List appears to go with the verb חרר I (harar I) meaning to be hot, and reads Fever. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names equates our name with the noun חרחר (harhur), meaning violent heat or fever (Deuteronomy 28:22 only), and reads Extreme Burning. BDB Theological Dictionary, timid as always, suggests: "meaning as above [which would be חרחר (harhur)]? or from חרר II. The latter suggestion would render our name the meaning of Very Noble.