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Naamah meaning

נעמה
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🔼The name Naamah in the Bible

There are three Naamahs mentioned in the Bible:

  • The first is among the final generation descending from Cain, namely the daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Genesis 4:22).
  • Another Naamah is a wife of king Solomon and mother of king Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21). This Naamah was an Ammonite.
  • The third Naamah is a town in Judah (Joshua 15:41), and possibly the hometown of Zophar the Naamathite, one of the locutionary friends of Job (Job 2:11).

🔼Etymology of the name Naamah

The name Naamah comes from the verb נעם (naem) meaning be pleasant, sweet, delightful, beautiful:

🔼Naamah meaning

For a meaning of the name Naamah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Pleasant. NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Sweet, Pleasant.

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