🔼The name Jushab-hesed in the Bible
The name Jushab-hesed occurs only once in the Bible. The Chronicler lists him as a descendant of king Solomon and son of Zerubbabel the leader of the great return of Jews from Babylon (1 Chronicles 3:20). This Jushab-hesed has many brothers, but one is called Hasadiah and that name contains the same verb as Jushab-hesed.
🔼Etymology of the name Jushab-hesed
The name Jushab-hesed consists of two elements. The first part is an active form of the verb שוב (shub), meaning to return:
The second part of our name comes from the beautiful noun חסד (hesed), meaning kindness of fidelity:
For a meaning of the name Jushab-hesed, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Kindness Returned and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has He Will Return Love. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of the name Jushab-hesed but does list it under the verb שוב (shub), meaning to return.