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Hupham meaning

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🔼The name Hupham in the Bible

The only Hupham in the Bible is a son of Benjamin, who became the patriarch of the family of the חופמי, the Huphamites (Numbers 26:39). In Genesis 46:21 this son of Benjamin is called Huppim.

🔼Etymology of the name Hupham

The name Hupham is probably a slightly altered form of the name Huppim, and Huppim is a plural form of a noun that comes out of the root group חפף (hapap):

🔼Hupham meaning

For a meaning of the name Hupham, NOBSE Study Bible Name List goes with the verb חפף I (hapap I) and reads Protected. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names) follows the conjecture of the brilliant theologian Gesenius, derives this name from the noun חוף (hop, also from hapap I) and reads Inhabitant Of The Sea Shore. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate this name.

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