🔼The name Mishma in the Bible
There are two men named Mishma in the Bible:
🔼Etymology of the name Mishma
The name Mishma is identical to the noun משמע (mishma'), meaning rumor or a thing heard, derived from the verb שמע (shama'), meaning to hear:
But our name could also be construed as a participle derived of the verb שמע (shama'): hearing.
For a meaning of the name Mishma, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Hearing. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate our name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun משמע (mishma'), meaning Rumor or A Thing Heard.