Zippor meaning | Zippor etymology

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צפור
Zippor in Biblical Hebrew
Zippor
Biblical male character
Is a word for an animal
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The name Zippor in the Bible

Zippor is the father of Balak, the king of Moab who hires Balaam to curse Israel (Numbers 22:4).

Etymology of the name Zippor

The name Zippor comes from the fertile word-group צפר (sapar):

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Zippor meaning

The name Zippor is identical to the noun צפור (sippor), and means Bird. NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Sparrow. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Little Bird. But these distinctions are really not represented by the name Zippor.

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