🔼The name Naphtuhim in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Naphtuhim
It's not immediately obvious where the name Naphtuhim comes from, or that it is Hebrew to start with. But as it is, the name Naphtuhim may have reminded a Hebrew audience of the root-group פתח (patah), conveying meaning of to open or to engrave:
To a Hebrew audience the name Naphtuhim probably meant Openers or Engravers.
For a meaning of the name Naphtuhim, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Openings. NOBSE Study Bible Name List does not translate this name.