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Jaroah meaning

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🔼The name Jaroah in the Bible

The name Jaroah occurs only one time in the Bible. Jaroah is a son of Buz of Gad and the father of Huri (1 Chronicles 5:14).

🔼Etymology of the name Jaroah

The name Jaroah appears to have to do with the word ירח (yerah), meaning month, or the similar word ירח (yareah), meaning moon. It's not known where this word itself comes from, but some scholars suggest it's been derived from the verb ארח ('arah), meaning to wander (along the sky):

🔼Jaroah meaning

For a meaning of the name Jaroah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Moon, and NOBSE Study Bible Name List, for some obscure reason makes the distinction New Moon.

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