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Jerubbesheth meaning

ירבשת

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🔼The name Jerubbesheth in the Bible

The name Jerubbesheth occurs only once in the Bible, namely in 1 Samuel 11:21, where it occurs in stead of Jerubbaal, and Jerubbaal was a honorary name of Gideon the father of Abimelech of Shechem.

🔼Etymology of the name Jerubbesheth

The name Jerubbesheth consists of two elements. The first part of our name comes from the verb ריב (rib), meaning to contend:

The second part of our name is the noun בשת (boshet), meaning shame or weakness:

🔼Jerubbesheth meaning

For a meaning of the name Jerubbesheth, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Let Shame Contend and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has He Will Contend With Shame. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer a translation of our name.