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Zeror meaning

צרור
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🔼The name Zeror in the Bible

The one and only Zeror in the Bible is the grandfather of Kish and the great-grandfather of Saul of Benjamin, who became king Saul of Israel (1 Samuel 9:1). This Zeror plays no further part in the Bible.

🔼Etymology of the name Zeror

The name Zeror is identical to the noun צרור (seror), meaning bundle or parcel, from the verb צרר (sarar I), meaning to bind, but it's also the same as the noun צרור (seror), meaning pebble, from the root צרר (sarar III), meaning to be sharp:

🔼Zeror meaning

For a meaning of the name Zeror, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names go with the noun צרור (seror), meaning bundle or parcel. Hence NOBSE reads Bundle, and Jones reads Small Bundle.

BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't offer an interpretation of the name Zeror, but lists it directly under the noun צרור (seror), meaning Pebble. That means that the name Zeror could be regarded as one of the synonyms of the Greek name Peter.

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