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Shobek meaning

שובק

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🔼The name Shobek in the Bible

The name Shobek occurs only once in the Bible. Nehemiah mentions him among the signers of the sealed document, and that's all we have on this man (Nehemiah 10:24).

🔼Etymology of the name Shobek

The name Shobek comes from the Aramaic verb שבק (shabaq), meaning to leave or let go:

🔼Shobek meaning

For a meaning of the name Shobek, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Forsaking. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names curiously omits this name, and this is quite uncharacteristic of this otherwise largely complete (albeit a bit outdated) onomasticon. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate this name but lists it under an assumed Hebrew root שבק, and refers to the identical Aramaic counterpart.