ע
ABARIM
Publications
Discover the meanings of thousands of Biblical names in Abarim Publications' Biblical Name Vault: Shilhim

Shilhim meaning

שלחים
Thanks for your
continued support
payPal button
Become our patron for as little as one dollar a month
patreon button

Source: http://www.abarim-publications.com/Meaning/Shilhim.html

🔼The name Shilhim in the Bible

The name Shilhim occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of a town or settlement that came to be situated in the territory allotted to the tribe of Judah after the conquest of Canaan (Joshua 15:32).

🔼Etymology of the name Shilhim

The name Shilhim is a plural form of a noun that derives from either of the two verbs שלח (shalah):

🔼Shilhim meaning

For a meaning of the name Shilhim, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Missiles, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Armed Men, "i.e. a fortress". BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate the name Shilhim but does list it under the verb שלח (shalah), meaning to send or let go.

Thanks for your
continued support
payPal button
Become our patron for as little as one dollar a month
patreon button