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Heresh meaning

חרש
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🔼The name Heresh in the Bible

The name Heresh occurs only one time in the Bible. He is mentioned among the Levites who returned from the Babylonian exile (1 Chronicles 9:15).

🔼Etymology of the name Heresh

The name Heresh comes from any of the four roots חרשׁ:

🔼Heresh meaning

For a meaning of the name Heresh, NOBSE Study Bible Name List goes with root חרש II and reads Silent. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names also follows חרש II and proposes Silence. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate our name but lists it under חרש IV. According to BDB our name would mean something like Magic.

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