🔼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):
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.