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Pildash meaning

פלדש

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🔼The name Pildash in the Bible

Pildash is one of eight sons of Nahor (the brother of Abraham) and Milcah (their niece — Genesis 22:22). Pildash is mentioned but plays no further role in the Bible.

🔼Etymology of the name Pildash

The origin of the name Pildash is unclear, but it's possibly derived from the feminine noun פלדה (pelada), which may mean iron or steel:

Where the final shin of our name comes from is also for all to guess at, but some suggest from the word אש ('esh) meaning fire:

The noun אש ('esh) is used in conjunction with the only occurrence of פלדה and translated with "flashing" in the Nahum quote above.

🔼Pildash meaning

The name Pildash may mean Flashing Steel, or Steely according to NOBSE Study Bible Name List. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names refers to the same verb and noun as listed above and comes with the unexpected Lamp Of Fire; where Jones got the lamp from is unclear.