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Vaizatha meaning

ויזתא
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🔼The name Vaizatha in the Bible

Vaizatha is one of Haman's ten sons who were executed by the Jews, along with five hundred others in Susa, after Haman's plan to exterminate them had been thwarted by queen Esther (Esther 9:9).

🔼Etymology of the name Vaizatha

The name Vaizatha is a transliteration of a Persian name and means nothing in Hebrew. There are no common Hebrew words that comes close to this name, and it seems only related to the name זתוא (Zattu — Ezra 2:8).

🔼Vaizatha meaning

And as the hunt for a meaning is on: NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Son Of The Atmosphere, but gives no etymology. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names refers to an Arabic root and concludes a meaning of White, Sincere, Pure. BDB Theological Dictionary refers to the expert on ancient Persian writing F. Spiegel, who poses that our Biblical name Vaizatha is a transliteration of the Persian name Vahyazdata, meaning Given Of the Best One.

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