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Shepher meaning

שפר
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🔼The name Shepher in the Bible

The name Shepher (or Shapher, as the King James, Darby and Young translations demand) occurs only once in the Bible (or actually twice, but in one text). It's the name of a mountain in or near the desert of Sinai at which Israel camped (Numbers 33:23-24).

🔼Etymology of the name Shepher

The name Shepher is identical to the noun שפר (sheper), meaning beauty or loveliness, from the verb שפר (shapar), meaning to be pleasing:

🔼Shepher meaning

For a meaning of the name Shepher, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Beauty. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation of the name Shepher but does confirm that it is identical to the noun שפר (sheper), meaning beauty or loveliness.

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