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Jashen meaning

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🔼The name Jashen in the Bible

The name Jashen occurs only one time in the Bible. He is the father of some of the heroes of David, but it's not clear who exactly (2 Samuel 23:32).

🔼Etymology of the name Jashen

The name Jashen comes from the verb ישן, meaning to sleep:

The name Jashen thus means Sleep but with the curious connotation of Old or even Lethargic.

🔼Jashen meaning

For a meaning of the name Jashen, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Sleeping.

Other names with the meaning of "old" are Jeshishai and Jeshanah.

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