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Mibzar meaning

מבצר
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🔼The name Mibzar in the Bible

There's only one Mibzar mentioned in the Bible, and he is one of the chiefs of Edom who descended from Esau (Genesis 36:42, 1 Chronicles 1:53). Nothing else about this man is known.

🔼Etymology of the name Mibzar

The name Mibzar is identical to the noun מבצר (mibsar), meaning fortification, from the verb בצר (basar):

🔼Mibzar meaning

For a meaning of the name Mibzar, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Stronghold and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Defence. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate this name, doesn't even list it under בצר (basar) but alphabetically under מ, but does confirm that it is identical to the noun מבצר (mibsar), meaning fortification.

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