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Mirmah meaning

מרמה
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🔼The name Mirmah in the Bible

The name Mirmah occurs only once in the Bible. He is listed as one of the sons of Shaharaim and Hodesh of Moab (1 Chronicles 8:10).

🔼Etymology of the name Mirmah

The name Mirmah is identical to the noun מרמה (mirma), meaning deceit or treachery, from the verb רמה (rama II), meaning to mislead:

🔼Mirmah meaning

For a meaning of the name Mirmah, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Deceit.

BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't offer an interpretation and, curiously, also doesn't list our name under the verb רמה (rama) but alphabetically under the מ-words. BDB's objections to the obvious are unfortunately not listed.

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