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Hothir meaning

הותיר
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🔼The name Hothir in the Bible

There's only one Hothir in the Bible. He is one of fourteen sons of the renowned musician Heman, who directed his sons in worship in the temple service architected by king David and his army commanders (1 Chronicles 25:4). When additional duties had to be assigned, lots were cast and Hothir and twelve of his sons and relatives received the twenty-first lot (1 Chronicles 25:28).

🔼Etymology of the name Hothir

The name Hothir comes from the verb יתר (yatar) meaning to remain over, be a rest:

🔼Hothir meaning

For a meaning of the name Hothir, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Abundance and BDB Theological Dictionary has a confident Abundance, Superabundance. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes a rather forced "Whom God" Let Remain.

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