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Nobah meaning

נבח
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🔼The name Nobah in the Bible

The name Nobah is applied to a man and a town in the Bible:

  • Nobah the man is (presumably) a descendant of Manasseh, who conquered a town called Kenath and called it Nobah after himself (Numbers 32:42), which may or may not be the same town as:
  • A town east of the river Jordan, where the judge Gideon and his men passed while chasing Zebah and Zalmunna, kings of Midian (Judges 8:11).

🔼Etymology of the name Nobah

The name Nobah comes from the verb נבח (nabah), meaning to bark:

🔼Nobah meaning

For a meaning of the name Nobah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Barking and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has the similar A Barking. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of our name but does list it under the verb נבח (nabah), meaning to bark.

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