🔼The name Jashubi-lehem in the Bible
Jashubi-lehem is mentioned among the descendants of Shelah, the son of Judah, the fourth son of Jacob and Leah (1 Chronicles 4:22). The Chronicler mentions that these "records are ancient," which confirms the strong suspicion of scholars that many of the Bible books we have are in fact compilations of copies of much older works.
🔼Etymology of the name Jashubi-lehem
The name Jashubi-lehem consists of two parts. The first part possibly comes from the verb שוב (shub), meaning to return, but note the similarity with all three of the below root forms:
The name-element Jashubi is the verb pre-fixed with the letter yod, which makes it active: he will shub. The post-fixed yod indicated possession: shub of.
The second part of the name Jashubi-lehem is the word לחם (lehem), meaning either bread or war:
For a meaning of the name Jashubi-lehem, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Bread Returns. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names offers He Is Restored By Bread. But it should be noted that our name may just as well mean War Returns and He Is Restored By War.