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Zecher meaning

זכר
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🔼The name Zecher in the Bible

There is only one Zecher (or Zacher, as the King James and the Young translations have it, or Zeker, according to the New International Version) mentioned in the Bible. He is listed among the sons of "the father of Gibeon" and his wife Maacah (1 Chronicles 8:31). In 1 Chronicles 9:35 we learn that the father of Gibeon was called Jeiel, but in verse 37, Zecher is called Zechariah. This Zecher or Zechariah plays no further role in the Bible.

🔼Etymology of the name Zecher

The name Zecher comes from the verb זכר (zakar), meaning to remember:

🔼Zecher meaning

For a meaning of the name Zecher, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Memorial, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Mindful. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate the name Zecher but does list it under the verb זכר (zakar), meaning to remember.

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