🔼The name Rimmon-perez in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Rimmon-perez
The name Rimmon-perez consists of two elements. The first part probably comes from the common Hebrew word רמון (rimmon), meaning pomegranate:
The second part of our name is as good as the same as the name Perez, which comes from the verb פרץ (paras), meaning break through:
For a meaning of the name Rimmon-perez, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Pomegranate Of Breach and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has the similar Pomegranate Of The Breach. BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret our name but does list it under רמון (rimmon), meaning pomegranate.