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Nogah meaning

נגה

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🔼The name Nogah in the Bible

There is only one man named Nogah in the Bible, and he is one of the lesser known sons of David who were born to him in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 3:7 and 14:6).

He gets mentioned by the Chronicler, but nothing else is known about him, apart perhaps from having a near-namesake in the genealogy of Jesus, namely Naggai (Luke 3:25).

🔼Etymology of the name Nogah

The name Nogah derives from the verb נגה (nagah), meaning to lighten, or to reflect light:

🔼Nogah meaning

For a meaning of the name Nogah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Brilliance and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes a rather overly enthusiastic Shining Splendor.

BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of our name but does list it under the verb נגה (nagah), meaning to lighten.