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Siphmoth meaning

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🔼The name Siphmoth in the Bible

The name Siphmoth occurs only once in the Bible, namely in 1 Samuel 30:28, where it is mentioned among the towns to which David sent his gifts of gratitude, after the Amalekites, who had raided Ziklag, had been defeated.

🔼Etymology of the name Siphmoth

It's not clear where the name Siphmoth comes from (it looks like the plural of Shapham or Shepham), but it may relate to the root שפף (spp):

🔼Siphmoth meaning

What Siphmoth means is uncertain, but if it is indeed a plural form of Shapham or Shepham it may mean Conspicuousnesses or Gatekeepers

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