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Zaavan meaning

זעון

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🔼The name Zaavan in the Bible

There's only once man named Zaavan in the Bible, and that's one of three sons of Ezer, the son of Seir the Horite (Genesis 36:27 = 1 Chronicles 1:42). Whatever happened to this man is unknown as he isn't mentioned any further.

🔼Etymology of the name Zaavan

The name Zaavan probably comes from the verb זוע (zua'), meaning to tremble or quake:

The letter ן (nun) upon which our name ends may be due to an intensified form.

🔼Zaavan meaning

For a meaning of the name Zaavan, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Great Agitation, and NOBSE Study Bible Name List has the rather lame Unquiet. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate our name but does list it under the root זוע (zua').