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Jearim meaning

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🔼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:

🔼Jearim meaning

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.

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