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Parah meaning

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🔼The name Parah in the Bible

The name Parah occurs only one time in the Bible. It's the name of a village which came to exist within the borders of the territory allotted to the tribe of Benjamin (Joshua 18:23).

🔼Etymology of the name Parah

The name Parah looks like it has to do with either the noun פרה (para), meaning cow from the root פרר III, or the identical verb פרה (para), meaning to be fruitful:

🔼Parah meaning

For a meaning of the name Parah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Young Cow and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Village Of Heifers (although the village-part is not reflected by our name). BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret our name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun פרה (para), meaning cow, and also lists it under the root פרר III.

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