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Jebus meaning

יבוס
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🔼The name Jebus in the Bible

The name Jebus does not occur as a personal name in the Bible, at least not directly. One of the nicknames of Jerusalem is Jebus (Judges 19:10, 1 Chronicles 11:4), and the Jebusites are listed among the nations descending from Canaan, one of the sons of Ham, who is the youngest son of Noah (Genesis 10:16). It's not clear whether the Jebusites were ethnically diverse or whether they were a coherent clan descending of one ancestral Jebus.

🔼Etymology of the name Jebus

The name Jebus is derived from the common Hebrew verb בוס (bus) meaning to trample down:

🔼Jebus meaning

For a meaning of the name Jebus, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Trodden Underfoot. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Treading Down.

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