🔼The name Jearim in the Bible
The name Jearim occurs only once in the Bible (that is: by itself; it also occurs in various compounds). Jearim is the name of a mountain (also known as Chesalon) that helped mark the western border of the territory of the tribe of Judah. It was situated close to Mount Seir (Joshua 15:10).
🔼Etymology of the name Jearim
The name Jearim is the regular plural form of the noun יער (ya'ar), meaning forest, from the unused root יער I:
For a meaning of the name Jearim, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Forests. BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret the name Jearim.