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Naarath meaning

נערת

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🔼The name Naarath in the Bible

Naarath is a town on the border between the territories of Ephraim to the north and Benjamin to the south (Joshua 16:7). This Naarath may be the same as נערן (Naaran) mentioned in 1 Chronicles 7:28.

🔼Etymology of the name Naarath

The name Naarath probably comes from the root group נער (na'ar I, II & III):

🔼Naarath meaning

The sources that we commonly use consider Naarath a variant (older) spelling of the name Naarah, and for a meaning of that name, NOBSE Study Bible Name List proposes Girl and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Handmaid. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't offer a translation of the name Naarath but lists it under נער (n'r III).