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Jashobeam meaning

ישבעם
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🔼The name Jashobeam in the Bible

Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite named Zabdiel (1 Chronicles 27:2), is one of David's mighty-men who came to him in Ziklag. In 1 Chronicles 11:11 he is noted as the spear-slinging slayer of three hundred men, and most scholars assume he is the same as Josheb-basshebeth, also known as Adino the Eznite, who killed eighth-hundred men at one time (2 Samuel 23:8).

🔼Etymology of the name Jashobeam

The name Jashobeam consists of two parts:

1) The first part of our name comes from the verb שוב (shub), meaning to return:

The name Jashobeam starts with the letter yod, which makes the verb active: he will shub.

2) The second part of the name Jashobeam is the noun עם ('am), meaning people, and which derives from the following root group:

🔼Jashobeam meaning

For a meaning of the name Jashobeam, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Let The People Return. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes He Will Return Among The People

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