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Jorim meaning

Ιωρειμ
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🔼The name Jorim in the Bible

The name Jorim occurs only once in the Bible. He is an ancestor of Christ according to the Lucan genealogy through Nathan, son of David (Luke 3:29).

🔼Etymology of the name Jorim

Jorim lived in the middle kingdom years. He was of the eleventh generation after David and the tenth before Zerubbabel, so it's safe to assume that his name was Hebrew. But because we have this name only in Greek, it can't be established for certain how this name was spelled in Hebrew. But it's probably a good bet to say that the name Ιωρειμ (Ioreim or Jorim) is similar to Ιωραμ (Ioram, or Joram), which in Hebrew spells as יורם and which is a contracted form of יהורם; Jehoram.

Like Joram, the name Jorim is probably a construct of two elements, the first one being יה (Yah), which is an abbreviated form of the Tetragrammaton יהוה, YHWH, or Yahweh.

The final part of our name comes from the verb רום (rum) meaning to be high:

🔼Jorim meaning

For a meaning of the name Jorim, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads the same as for the name Joram, which is Yahweh Is Exalted. Spiros Zodhiates (The Complete Wordstudy Dictionary) reads Jehovah Is Exalted for Joram but does not offer an interpretation for the name Jorim.

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